Picks of the week, 26 January-1 February

Andeel and Habiba Effat, A quick look back at the revolution’s internet sensations, Mada Masr, 27 January 2015.
Robert Mackey, Egypt Condemns Western Outrage at Fatal Shooting of Protester, The New York Times, 27 January 2015.
Joas Wagemakers, Jihadi-Salafi views of the Islamic State, Monkey Cage, 27 January 2015.
M. Steven Fish, Why is terror Islamist?, Monkey Cage, 27 January 2015.
Jack Khoury, Reuters and Nidal al-Mughrabi, UN suspends Gaza reconstruction due to stalled donor payments, Haaretz, 27 January 2015.
Michael Axworthy, Is it time to make Iran our friend and Saudi Arabia our enemy?, The Guardian, 28 January 2015.
Aaron Y. Zelin, The Islamic State’s model, Monkey Cage, 28 January 2015.
Marwan Muasher, Jordan Caught Between Two Bad Situations, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 28 January 2015.
Mark Valeri, Simmering Unrest and Succession Challenges in Oman, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 28 January 2015.
Mostafa Hashem, A Generational Battle Among Brothers, Sada, 29 January 2015.
Nour Samaha, Hezbollah-Israel: No war for now, Al Jazeera, 29 January 2015.
Ashraf al-Falahi, Islah’s Houthi Gamble, Sada, 30 January 2015.
Adam Goldman and Ellen Nakashima, CIA and Mossad killed senior Hezbollah figure in car bombing, The Washington Post, 30 January 2015.
Khalil al-Anani, The ISIS-ification of Islamist politics, Monkey Cage, 30 January 2015.
John Hutchinson, Meet the flower men of Saudi Arabia, Daily Mail, 30 January 2015.
The great Kuwaiti cat-meat scandal, BBC Magazine Monitor, 31 January 2015.
David D. Kirkpatrick, Sisi Blames Muslim Brotherhood for Bombings in Sinai, The New York Times, 31 January 2015.

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says that Egypt’s fight against terrorism will take years (via The New York Times)

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