Monday links


  • Egypt’s Mubarak reported to be in a coma (CNN)
  • The Netanyahu paradox (Vanity Fair)
  • Vogue regrets Asma al-Assad profile (NY Times)
  • Syrian National Council picks secular Kurdish academic as new leader (AP)
  • P5+1 political directors meet in Strasbourg on Iran (State Department)
  • Russian FM Sergei Lavrov to Tehran Wednesday ahead of Moscow nuclear talks (Al-Arabiya)
  • Iran’s Ali Bagheri writes EU negotiator again to press for agenda-meeting (IRNA)
  • Iran talks: time for a bold new approach? (Imran Khan; back story: Al Monitor)
  • Iran bans women from watching public screenings of Euro 2012 soccer games (AFP) Continue reading