Let Me Show You What Isis Left Behind in Mosul. The remnants of three years of Isis rule in Mosul: A sword, a ruined church and a child’s backpack with explosives, writes Rukmini Callimachi on the New York Times.
The cinematic love letter to Cairo that none of its residents will see. Tamer El Said’s In the Last Days of the City documents life in the Egyptian capital over 10 years, but authorities have refused him a permit to show it (the Guardian).
The Risk in Egypt’s Economic Reform. Repeating Mubarak's mistakes? Michael Rubin on Commentary.