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BBC World: Iranian officials mocked for using foreign products

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:17:47 GMT
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After the Iran Supreme Leader urges local purchases, officials are mocked for using foreign products.

The Guardian: Shirin Neshat on the video art that reconnected her with Iran - The Start podcast

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 06:00:27 GMT
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The visual artist reveals how her installation Turbulent built a community among the Iranian diaspora in New York, and expressed her feelings for her homelandSubscribe and review on Apple Podcasts or Acast, and join the discussion onFacebook and TwitterIn 1998, a photographer who made New York her home following the Iranian revolution decided to make her first video installation. Parted from her family for 12 years, absent from the place she grew up in, Shirin Neshat sought out a team of exiled Iranian artists to create a piece that would indulge her nostalgia for traditional music and poetry. The resulting conceptual work, Turbulent, presented ideas rooted in folk culture that commented on women's isolation in contemporary Iran, and on the creation of art itself. Continue reading...

CNN Top Stories: US prepares to leave Iran deal, even as talks with Europe continue

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 21:28:05 GMT
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US officials are taking a two-track approach to the Iran nuclear deal, negotiating with allies to make changes demanded by President Donald Trump even as they prepare to walk away from the international agreement.

The Guardian: Authorities seize control of bank at center of Malta corruption scandal

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:30:32 GMT
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Maltese authorities took control of Pilatus Bank that is at the center of a scandal exposed by the murdered journalist Daphne Caruana GaliziaMaltese authorities have seized control of a bank at the centre of a corruption scandal that was exposed by the murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.Malta's banking regulator said on Wednesday that it took control of Pilatus Bank after the arrest and indictment in the US of its Washington-based Iranian owner, Ali Sadr, who was charged on Tuesday with money laundering and evading sanctions. Continue reading...

NYT: U.S. Taking Negotiations "?One Week at a Time' on Expiring Iran Deal

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:40:09 GMT
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The Iran talks this month in Vienna. The American delegation was led by Brian H. Hook, the blond man wearing glasses at the center of the right side of the table. He said the 2015 deal had effectively limited Tehran's nuclear program, but had failed to curb Iran's support for regional terrorism.

The Guardian: Graveyard living: inside the 'cemetery slums' of Manila

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:00:04 GMT
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In the poorly serviced capital of the Philippines, the poorest citizens have taken to living where no one else will – alongside the dead"I have lived here for 51 years – and I have been trying to leave for 51 years," says Elvira Miranda. "The government want us gone, and we also want to go. But we need somewhere to go."Miranda, 68, has been living with her husband and children in a teetering shanty above a stack of graves in Manila North Cemetery since 1966. It is the kind of situation you might find yourself in if, like Miranda, you're poor, you have no job and you live in one of the world's most notoriously crowded cities. Continue reading...

The Guardian: Israel admits it carried out 2007 airstrike on Syrian nuclear reactor

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:35:31 GMT
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Intelligence minister says attack in Syria is a "˜clear message' to Iran it won't allow its enemies acquire nuclear weaponsIsrael's military has gone public for the first time to confirm a 2007 airstrike on a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor, announcing details of a night-time attack its intelligence minister said provides a clear warning to Iran.In a secret operation that has been extensively speculated on for a decade, Israel said it sent four F-16 fighters hundreds of miles into Syria on 6 September 2007, to bomb the partially completed Al-Kubar facility near Deir ez-Zor. Continue reading...

The Guardian: A Woman Without a Name review ? true tales of crime and punishment in Iran

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:44:28 GMT
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In Farzad Khoshdast's documentary, four female inmates in a Tehran prison tell the shocking and often gruesome stories of their crimes in their own wordsFarzad Khoshdast's documentary is one of the few Iranian films to look at the lives of female prisoners. The other notable example is Manijeh Hekmat's 2002 drama Zendan-e Zanan, or Women's Prison.) Set in Gharchack, a women's prison in Tehran, the film interviews four inmates referred to as Doors One, Two, Three and Four about their crimes. In the opening scene, an unseen woman is heard screaming, crying and begging to be set free. She blames the man who "made her do it" and weeps for her youth, which will be wasted behind bars.

NYT: A Glimpse of a Crown Prince's Dream? Saudi Arabia Invades Iran in CGI

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:44:19 GMT
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An animated video depicts the kingdom's forces under Mohammed bin Salman marching into Tehran as conquering heroes.

BBC Africas: Tunisia star Msakni out for 10 days with injury and will miss friendlies

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 12:38:01 GMT
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Tunisia international forward Youssef Msakni will miss this month's friendlies against Iran and Costa Rica after being ruled out for 10 days with a knee injury.

NYT: A Saudi War With Iran? It's a Cartoon, for Now

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 08:50:06 GMT
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An animated video published by an anonymous pro-Saudi-government group makes a point of showing off the kingdom's arsenal in an imagined invasion of its regional nemesis, Iran. Some believe Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is behind it.

BBC World: Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon to run for NY governor

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:25:12 GMT
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Cynthia Nixon played Miranda Hobbs on the hit television show Sex and the City.

BBC World: Russia election: Muted Western reaction to Putin victory

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:09:32 GMT
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China and Iran send congratulations, but Western leaders appear slow to respond.

The Guardian: Trump will pull out of Iran nuclear deal, leading senator predicts

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 16:01:54 GMT
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Bob Corker says "˜I think the president will likely move away from it'Trump faces 12 May deadline to recertify the multilateral accordThe chair of the Senate foreign relations committee has predicted Donald Trump will pull the US out of the nuclear deal with Iran. Related: Trump's firings signal hawkish turn on North Korea and Iran Continue reading...

The Guardian: White House firings signal Trump's most hawkish era yet on North Korea and Iran

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 06:00:02 GMT
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Recent dismissals shows the president is gaining confidence in his foreign policy instincts, and surrounding himself with allies The end, when it comes to a job in the Trump administration, can be messy and brutal. The secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, was fired while returning from a gruelling Africa tour not long after the death of his father.When he complained through an aide about the summary manner of his dismissal, the White House stuck the boot in, telling journalists the 66 year-old former Texan oil executive had been fired by telephone while sitting on the toilet, suffering from a stomach bug, according to the Daily Beast. Continue reading...

The Guardian: Child's tears spark weightlifting protest that raises bar for Iran's sportswomen

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 20:30:59 GMT
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Officials are finally allowing females to compete after the banning of two young girls caused global embarrassmentIf you are good at weightlifting in Iran, you can become as rich as a Premier League footballer. The country boasts 300 professional weightlifters, dedicated arenas in every sizable town, and full-time officials in all 31 provinces. When an Olympic champion got married in 2006, his wedding made national television news. Related: Large butts, big thighs: why weightlifting is so empowering to women | Lizzie O'Shea Continue reading...

CNN Top Stories: US pushes for changes to Iran deal

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 22:17:38 GMT
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US officials in Vienna pressed European allies for changes to the Iran deal Friday, as President Donald Trump wrapped a turbulent week at home that could have big implications for the international pact to constrain Tehran's nuclear program.

CNN Top Stories: Sons of Iranian-Canadian who died in jail: 'We just want the truth'

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:01:29 GMT
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Their father was jailed and died in an Iranian prison. They say their mother was barred from leaving the country. Now out of Iran, Ramin and Mehran Seyed-Emami tell CNN that they are fighting to get their mother out and learn what happened to their father in Tehran's Evin prison.

The Guardian: Peter Dutton's offer to white South African farmers started on the far right | Jason Wilson

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 01:02:34 GMT
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The myth of "˜white genocide' is a disturbing example of how alt-right ideology is mainstreamed and sold as policyPeter Dutton is considering fast-track visas for white South African farmers, after the issue was put on the national agenda by News Corp papers. News's campaign on the issue included reporting and two crucial columns by Miranda Devine and Caroline Marcus, which argued that the the latest moves on land reform put the country's farmers in grave peril. Continue reading...

CNN Top Stories: Saudi Arabia warns it will pursue nuclear weapons if Iran does

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 03:04:14 GMT
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Saudi Arabia will develop nuclear weapons if Iran does the same, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi's defense chief and heir to the throne, said Thursday.

NYT: Mattis Accuses Iran of Using Money to Sway Iraq's Elections

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 01:07:00 GMT
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US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrives at the airport in Kabul on Tuesday.

The Guardian: Saudi crown prince warns it will build nuclear bomb if Tehran does the same

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 21:11:50 GMT
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Prince Mohammed bin Salman is pressing the US to allow Saudi Arabia to enrich uranium in return for choosing American nuclear technologySaudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has set out plans for Saudi Arabia to develop nuclear weapons if Tehran makes the same move in the event of a collapse of the international nuclear deal signed in 2015.The prospect of a Middle East nuclear arms race will unnerve European leaders who are urging Donald Trump to retain the Iran nuclear deal which imposed strict curbs on the Iranian nuclear programme in return for sanctions relief. Continue reading...

BBC World: Crown Prince warns Saudis will get nuclear bomb if Iran does

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:37:35 GMT
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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also told CBS News that Iran's Supreme Leader was like Hitler.

BBC World: Saudi Arabia pledges to create a nuclear bomb if Iran does

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:42:22 GMT
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Saudi Arabia's crown prince says that if Iran creates a nuclear weapon, his country will follow suit.

NYT: Saudi Crown Prince Likens Iran's Supreme Leader to Hitler

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:34:28 GMT
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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said that Saudi Arabia would acquire a nuclear bomb "as soon as possible" if Iran developed nuclear weapons.

CNN Top Stories: Assad may win Syria's war, but he will preside over a broken country

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 04:16:27 GMT
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In the summer of 2015, President Bashar al-Assad was in trouble. His army -- fighting on multiple fronts amid desertion and exhaustion -- was losing ground. Islamist rebel groups were threatening to cut key routes connecting regime strongholds. And then an Iranian general went to Moscow, and the tide of Syria's conflict began to change, gradually but remorselessly, in the regime's favor.


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Informed Comment - Juan Cole
Juan Cole er professor i historie og leder for Global Americana Institute.
Han kommenterer hendelsene i Midt-Østen i sin blogg, som har blitt et vanningshull for newsjunkies over hele verden.

Alternet - Larisa Alexandrovna
Hun driver nyhetsstedet Raw Story og blogger på, og har et eget blogsted på Hun deltar også i debatten på Democratic Underground som lala_rawraw.
NYTT: at-Largely er nominert til Best Political Coverage i Blog Awards.

Bradblog - Brad Friedman
Brad Firedman blogger om valgfusk og overgrep mot borgerrettighetene i USA. En skarp og gravende blogger det er verdt å få med seg.

Eschaton (Atrios) - Duncan Bowen Black
Atrios er en av de mest kjente bloggerne 'over there', og har mer enn 100.000 daglige treff. Han er tidligere kommentator på Air America radio, og er tilknyttet Media Matters Institute siden 2005.

H2O Man - Patrick O'Waterman
H2O Man poster også på Democratic Underground.

Rigorous Intuition - Jeff Wells
Jeff Wells er av få som kan skrive intelligent om temaer som UFOs, HAARP og andre 'konspirasjonsteorier' uten å ha det konspiratoriske verdensbilde som utgangspunkt. Han graver uansett tema, og kommer med mange kloke betraktninger.
Han poster på DU under nick Minstrel Boy.

Wake Up Call
Krigsveteraner fra østkysten i USA driver denne bloggen, som inneholder tanker om krig og USAs rolle i verdenspolitikken. Flere av disse er med i den ambulerende fredskampanjen Eyes Wide Open.

Lukery blogger mest om Sibel Edmonds, og er en person i kretsen rundt henne. Bloggen er vel verdt å ta en kikk på.

Organized Rage
Organized Rage er en EU-relatert anglo-irsk blogg som skriver om livet fra arbeiderklassens perspektiv.

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