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Weekend Reading: Syria’s Trauma, Tunisia’s Sayings, and Egypt’s Economic Woes

People who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas arrive in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria (Khalil Ashawi/Reuters).

Reading selections for the weekend of October 7, 2016.

October 7, 2016

People who fled from Islamic State-controlled areas arrive in the northern Syrian rebel-held town of Waqf, near al-Rai town, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria (Khalil Ashawi/Reuters).
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Peter Harling delves into the political and psychological trauma that the Syrian conflict’s victims and fighters suffer from.

Inel Tarfa guides readers through the world of Tunisian sayings and proverbs.

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Farah Halime looks at the underlying challenge to the International Monetary Fund’s push for economic reform in Egypt, namely that Egypt’s banking sector is inextricably indebted to the country’s finances.

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Tunisia

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