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Weekend Reading: Smuggling in Syria, Marriage in Mosul, and Egypt’s Development Challenges

Iraqi soldiers launch artillery toward Islamic State militants on the outskirt of the Makhmour south of Mosul (Azad Lashkari/Reuters).

Reading selections for the weekend of April 2, 2016.

April 2, 2016

Iraqi soldiers launch artillery toward Islamic State militants on the outskirt of the Makhmour south of Mosul (Azad Lashkari/Reuters).
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Yasser Allawi interviews a Syrian smuggler, Abu Yazan, on the process of transporting refugees to Europe via Turkey.

Nawzat Shamdeen takes a look at marriage laws in Islamic State–controlled Mosul.

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Syria

Refugees and Displaced Persons

Iraq

Egypt

Gabriel Young investigates the political and economic challenges to development in Egypt.

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Syria

Refugees and Displaced Persons

Iraq

Egypt

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