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Weekend Reading: Remembering Heikal, Iran’s Elections, and the Arab Media’s Refugees

Iran's former Parliament speaker Ali Akbar Nateq-Nouri fills in his ballot during elections for the parliament and Assembly of Experts, which has the power to appoint and dismiss the supreme leader, in Tehran (Raheb Homavandi/Reuters).

Reading selections for the weekend of February 26, 2016.

February 26, 2016

Iran's former Parliament speaker Ali Akbar Nateq-Nouri fills in his ballot during elections for the parliament and Assembly of Experts, which has the power to appoint and dismiss the supreme leader, in Tehran (Raheb Homavandi/Reuters).
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Maged Atiya reflects on the late Mohammed Hassanein Heikal’s relationship with his readers and his role in Egyptian society.

Rouzbeh Parsi examines the paradoxes of Iran’s parliamentary and Assembly of Experts 2016 elections.

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Refugees and Displaced Persons

Eliot Benman looks at how Arab media covers the Middle Eastern refugee crisis.

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