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Weekend Reading: Waiting on Mosul, Talking With Ghassan Kanafani, and Oman’s Houthi Policy

Pro-government soldiers march during a military parade celebrating the 54th anniversary of North Yemen's revolution in the central province of Marib (Ali Owidha/Reuters).

Reading selections for the weekend of October 14, 2016.

October 14, 2016

Pro-government soldiers march during a military parade celebrating the 54th anniversary of North Yemen's revolution in the central province of Marib (Ali Owidha/Reuters).
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Mustafa Habib provides a breakdown of the various groups and armed forces operating in Iraq’s Nineveh governorate, where the city of Mosul, controlled by the self-styled Islamic State, is located.

Marcia Lynx Qualey shares rare video footage of a 1970 interview with Ghassan Kanafani, a Palestinian writer and novelist killed in 1972.

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Ashraf al-Falahi finds that Oman has provided support to Houthi armed fighters in the Saudi-led war on Yemen.

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