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Weekend Reading: The Taxi Drivers of Damascus, Women’s Prisons in Egypt, and Morocco’s Meteorite Trade

by Steven A. Cook
March 10, 2017

A vendor sells books at Mutanabi Street in Baghdad (Mohammed Ameen/Reuters).

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Mohamed Ozon explores life in Damascus today through the lens of the city’s taxi drivers.

Ravy Shaker, in a photo essay, takes a look at life inside women’s prisons in Egypt.

Quentin Muller investigates the lucrative business of meteorite trading in Morocco.

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