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Weekend Reading/Viewing: Lingo in Morocco, Lights Out in Yemen, and Urban Housing in Cairo

by Steven A. Cook
November 8, 2013

Framed by the Egyptian flag, a supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi shouts slogans outside the police academy, where Morsi's trial took place, on the outskirts of Cairo (Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Courtesy Reuters). Framed by the Egyptian flag, a supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi shouts slogans outside the police academy, where Morsi's trial took place, on the outskirts of Cairo (Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Courtesy Reuters).

Mohamed Kasmi discusses the linguistic richness in Morocco, and the related linguistic policies the government has enacted over the years.

Abubakr Al-Shamahi says that keeping the lights on in Yemen has been one of the country’s biggest problems, due to recent attacks on its power infrastructure.

Cairobserver gives ten must-see videos to understand Cairo’s urban challenges.

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