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Weekend Reading: Shimon Peres, Egypt’s Ultras, and the Kurds of Iran

Israeli President Shimon Peres reads a newspaper during the Ambrosetti workshop in Cernobbio, next to Como (Paolo Bona/Reuters).

Reading selections for the weekend of September 30, 2016.

September 30, 2016

Israeli President Shimon Peres reads a newspaper during the Ambrosetti workshop in Cernobbio, next to Como (Paolo Bona/Reuters).
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Michael Koplow contemplates the legacy of Israeli founding father and politician Shimon Peres, who died earlier this week.

Karim Zidan takes a look at the Ultras of Egypt, die-hard fans of the soccer club Al-Ahly, exploring the role they play in Egyptian politics and society.

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Linda Dorigo captures snapshots of life in the mountains of Iranian Kurdistan.

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