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The Christian Science Monitor - -
Is Fascism rising in Israel ? Israel has been "infected by the seeds of fascism," said former Prime Minister Ehud Barak. Conservative Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has joined forces with far-right nationalist Avigdor Lieberman
By Luke Baker


The Foreign Policy
House lawmakers blast Saudi Arabia for spreading extremism - - Several House lawmakers angrily accused the Saudi government of stoking extremism as they considered a new Senate bill Tuesday to allow victims of the 9/11 terror attacks to sue the oil-rich monarchy
By John Hudson


The Daily Telegraph
Turkish parliament votes to lift MPs immunity as Erdogan acts against Kurdish politicians - - Turkey's parliament has voted to strip dozens of politicians of immunity from prosecution in a vote that could pave the way to trials of the president’s political foes
By Louisa Loveluck


The Foreign Affairs
Netanyahus coalition games - - Isaac Herzog's Bad Week
By Neri Ziller


The Daily Telegraph
Hardline Ayatollah who urged regime to slay critics promoted to key position in Iran - - Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati has won promotion to chair the Assembly of Experts, dealing a blow to the moderate politicians gathered behind President Hassan Rouhani
By David Blair


The Guardian
India to invest $500 million in Iranian port of Chabahar - - Indian PM Modi announces deal as part of series of bilateral projects before signing transit accord with Iran and Afghanistan
By Agencies in Tehran


The New York Times
A baffling, hard - line choice in Israel - - Benjamin Netanyahu selected a defense minister badly suited to the Obama administration and to forging peace in the Middle East
By The Editorial Board


The Daily Telegraph
Extremists have taken over in Israel, says departing defence minister - - "The state of Israel is patient and tolerant toward the weak among it and minorities," he said. "But to my great regret extremist and dangerous elements have overrun Israel as well as the Likud party, shaking up our home and threatening harm to those in it." 
By Inna Lazareva


           
Presient Obama White House Correspondents Dinner 2016  Celine Dion returns To Los Vegas After death of Husband Rene   President Obama's 2016 Nowruz Message   Yanni -- Tribute  Mesale Toure Mahia  Whitney Houston -- I Will Always Love You 
News Analysis
The Christian Science Monitor - -
Is Fascism rising in Israel ? Israel has been "infected by the seeds of fascism," said former Prime Minister Ehud Barak. Conservative Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has joined forces with far-right nationalist Avigdor Lieberman
By Luke Baker

News Analysis
The Daily Telegraph
Turkish parliament votes to lift MPs immunity as Erdogan acts against Kurdish politicians - - Turkey's parliament has voted to strip dozens of politicians of immunity from prosecution in a vote that could pave the way to trials of the president’s political foes
By Louisa Loveluck

Analysis
The Daily Telegraph
Hardline Ayatollah who urged regime to slay critics promoted to key position in Iran - - Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati has won promotion to chair the Assembly of Experts, dealing a blow to the moderate politicians gathered behind President Hassan Rouhani
By David Blair

News Analysis
The New York Times
A baffling, hard - line choice in Israel - - Benjamin Netanyahu selected a defense minister badly suited to the Obama administration and to forging peace in the Middle East
By The Editorial Board

Human Rights
The Guardian
UN condemns 16 year fail sentence for Iranian activist Narges Mohammadi - - UN high commissioner for human rights joins chorus of international disapproval as Tehran revolutionary court finds ailing activist guilty of fresh charges
By Saeed Kamali Dehghan

Philippine
The Guardian
Philippines Election - Duterte declares victory and promises change - - Controversial politician weeps at parents’ graves as results show he has unassailable lead, and vows to change constitution
By Oliver Holmes

Afghanistan
The New York Times
U.S. role in Afghanistan turns to combat again with a tragic error - - Green Berets' descriptions of a battle with the Taliban in Kunduz, where an airstrike killed 42 people at a hospital, reflected the blurry parameters of the American mission
By Mathew Rosenberg & Joseph Goldstein

Iran & Human Rights
The Guardian
Briton pleads with Iran to release arrested wife and daughter - - Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is in solitary confinement away from two-year-old daughter after arrest in Tehran during family visit
By Saeed Kamali Dehghan

News Analysis
The New York Post
Russia and China rush to fill Mideast void left by Obama - - It was meant to be a farewell visit by a cherished friend heading for retirement. Instead, Barack Obama’s visit to Saudi Arabia Tuesday and Wednesday turned into an unwanted call...
By Amir Taheri

Refugees
The Guardian
Homesick, lonely, sleepless - and these are the luky child refugees- - The scale of the struggle faced by young arrivals trying to adapt to a new country is revealed,
By Mona Mahmood

News Analysis
The Christian Science Monitor
Saudi plan to end oil - addiction - how will it change the kingdon - - Such a shift has the potential to reshape the country’s regional profile – though it is unclear if would play a productive role or expand its proxy wars against Iran.
By Taylor Luck

American Election
The Christian Science Monitor
Voters delimma - what happens if it is Hillary vs. Trump - - Many voters aren't enthused about the prospect of a Clinton vs. Trump election. So, will they fall in line and back one – or not?
By Gail Russell Chaddock

News Analysis
The Washington Post
Birth rate among teens, once at crisis levels, falls to all - time low - - The decline of the past decade has occurred in all regions of the U.S. and among all races, but the most radical changes have been among Hispanic and black teens, whose birth rates have dropped nearly 50 percent since 2006
By Ariana Eunjung Cha

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
Reading hume in Tehran - - The Iranian Revolution and the Enlightenment
By Ervand Abrahamian

Iran - Cultural Affairs
The Guardian
Why so many Iranianshave come to hate the Hijab - - Over the years the state crackdown on women’s dress has become more of a show to placate the country’s hardline base. Our correspondent shares stories from her personal repertoire illustrating the point
By Denise Hassanzade Ajiri

Analysis
The Foreign Policy
Why is America so bad at promoting democracy in other countries - - There’s no quick, cheap, or military-based way to bring peace to places like Afghanistan, Yemen, and Iraq. It is time we changed our approach, and we can start at home
By Stephen M. Walt

News Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
Egypts troubled islands - - The Politics of the Land Transfer to Saudi Arabia
By Michael Wahid Hanna

Editorials
The New York Times
A risky expansion in Syria - - What does adding more troops mean for the United States' future involvement in that war?
By Editorial

Syria
The Foreign Policy
Situation report - More U.S. troops headed to Syria - - 250 more American troops are headed to Syria
By David Francis, Paul McLeary, Adam Rawnsley & Dan DeLuce

Analysis
The New York Times
Britain grapples with enduring questions of religion and race - - As the country engages in fierce debates centered on national identity, it is also confronting challenges to traditional norms of political discourse
By Steven Erlanger & Stephen Castle


Saudi Arabia - U.S Congress
The Foreign Policy
House lawmakers blast Saudi Arabia for spreading extremism - - Several House lawmakers angrily accused the Saudi government of stoking extremism as they considered a new Senate bill Tuesday to allow victims of the 9/11 terror attacks to sue the oil-rich monarchy
By John Hudson

Israel & Internal Affairs
The Foreign Affairs
Netanyahus coalition games - - Isaac Herzog's Bad Week
By Neri Ziller

Iran - India
The Guardian
India to invest $500 million in Iranian port of Chabahar - - Indian PM Modi announces deal as part of series of bilateral projects before signing transit accord with Iran and Afghanistan
By Agencies in Tehran

Israel
The Daily Telegraph
Extremists have taken over in Israel, says departing defence minister - - "The state of Israel is patient and tolerant toward the weak among it and minorities," he said. "But to my great regret extremist and dangerous elements have overrun Israel as well as the Likud party, shaking up our home and threatening harm to those in it." 
By Inna Lazareva

Israel & Human Rights
The Christian Science Monitor
Israeli officers warning on anti - Arab violence hits a nerve - - The Netanyahu government has taken issue with top army general's characterization of trends in Israeli society. The military is seen as an important voice that is above politics
By Joel Greenberg

Opinions
The Foreign Policy
The confusion of civilizations - - Larry Summers and Kishore Mahbubani think that globalization will eventually lead to world peace. Except that it hasn’t — and probably won’t
By Stephen M. Walt

Israel - Atrocity
The Foreign Affairs
The Israeli defense forcer fill the void - - The Military Steps Into the Diplomatic Vacuum With the Palestinians
By David Makovsky

Iran - Water Problem
The Guardian
A grand but faulty vision for Irans water problem - - Massive water transfer schemes are no solution to Iran’s growing problems with drought
By Ali Mirchi & Kaveh Madani

Energy - Innovations
The Foreign Affairs
The clean energy revolution - - Fighting Climate Change With Innovation
By Varun Sivaram & Teryn Norris

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
Sectarianism and theprotest in Baghdad - - How to Make Iraq a Viable State
By Nussaibah Younis

Analysis
The Guardian
Moqtada al-Sadr: who is the cleric directing Iraqs protests? -- Charismatic Shia cleric has recast himself as upholder of the country’s democratic process and a bulwark against Isis
By Simon Tisdall

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
Maduro cracks down - - Venezuelas Human Rights Crisis
By Rafael Uzcategui & Jose Miguel Vivanco

News Analysis
The New York Times
A promising new path for Saudi Arabia - - A plan that might reduce the country's oil dependency
By The Editorial Board

U.S. Election
The Foreign Policy
In foreign policy speech Donald Trump comes through despite efforts to appeal presidential - - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump adopted a measured tone and serious demeanor as he sought to recast himself as prepared to become a wartime commander in chief
By Molly O Toole

Israel & Nuclear Weapon
The Foreign Policy
How the Israelis hoodwinked JFK on going nuclear - - Newly declassified documents reveal how David Ben-Gurion’s mumbles and a trick sightseeing tour helped Israeli officials pull the wool over Washington’s eyes on the weaponization of the Dimona reactor
By Avner Cohon & William Burr

News Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
The Panama papers and Thomas Piketty - - How the Leak May Transform Politics
By Henry Farrell

Analysis
The New York Times
In effort to defeat ISIS, U.S. and Iran impede one another - - Civilians have been trapped in Falluja, where the Islamic State is under siege, and Shiite militias have stoked tensions elsewhere in Anbar Province.
By Tim Arango

Turkey
The Daily Telegraph
Turkeys parliament speaker seeks religious constitution - - Turkey should have a religious constitution, parliament speaker Ismail Kahraman said on Monday, in comments that will likely add to concerns of creeping Islamisation under the ruling AKP party
By AFP

Analysis
The New York Post
Russia and China rush to fill Mideast void left by Obama - - It was meant to be a farewell visit by a cherished friend heading for retirement. Instead, Barack Obama’s visit to Saudi Arabia Tuesday and Wednesday turned into an unwanted call...
By Amir Taheri

Analysis
The Foreign Affairs
The fusion of civilizations - - The Case for Global Optimism
By Kishore Mahbubani and Lawrence H. Summers



    
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