Mada Masr highlights the celebrations for “Egypt’s gift to the world,” the New Suez Canal.
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This weekend we are taking a break from reading to watch the best in Orientalist cinema that Western film has to offer. Here are Team Cook’s top ten favorite movies of the genre:
1. Aladdin (for added fun, watch it dubbed in Arabic)
4. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
5. The Kingdom
6. Kingdom of Heaven
7. The Mummy
8. OSS 117—Cairo: Nest of Spies
9. Syriana Read more »
Here is what Team Cook is reading during the long holiday weekend:
Steven Cook – Baghdad: City of Peace, City of Blood—A History in Thirteen Centuries by Justin Marozzi. Read more »
From the Potomac to the Euphrates examines how debates about Mideast policy in Washington connect to the region, with a special focus on Egypt and Turkey.