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Weekend Reading: Turkey’s Constitution, Wine in Lebanon, and Iraq’s Provinces

A Syrian labourer gathers grapes at Chateau Kefraya in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley at the end of the harvest (Jamal Saidi/Reuters).

Reading selections for the weekend of January 13, 2017.

January 13, 2017

A Syrian labourer gathers grapes at Chateau Kefraya in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley at the end of the harvest (Jamal Saidi/Reuters).
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Michael Daventry tracks the voting progress on eighteen amendments to Turkey’s constitution as the so-called “executive presidency” bill makes its way through the Turkish legislature.

Victor Argo explores wine-making in Lebanon as an expression of national identity.

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Mustafa Habib finds that Iraq’s provincial councils are becoming a dangerous battleground between rival political actors.

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