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When my oldest child, Sharvahn, was five, she used her allowance to buy me a Hallmark Mother’s Day card. As I waited outside the store, she chose a card festooned with purple flowers. 645 more words
I just posted a primer for tomorrow’s Iranian elections at Medium:
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The parliamentary elections are important — a less hardline parliament means more space for Rouhani to implement his domestic agenda (although even an outright reformist parliament would be subject to being overriden by the Guardians’ Council and the Supreme Leader), and a more hardline parliament means Rouhani will struggle to get much done before he has to stand for reelection next year.
TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian state television announced Saturday that the government had freed four dual-nationality prisoners, and a person close to Iran’s judiciary confirmed to The Associated Press that Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian was one of them. 722 more words