diplomacy

Justice

Iran frees detained Americans as part of broader US-Iran deal

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Those freed included Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who had been held for 544 days on trumped-up charges. Iran's foreign minister, Javad Zarif, tweeted: "It’s now time for all — especially Muslim nations — to join hands and rid the world of violent extremism. Iran is ready."

Conflict

Netanyahu, Rabin and the assassination that shook history

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Middle East peace. It used to be the golden chalice of deals. If an agreement could be struck between Israel and the Palestinians, then, hey, anything is possible. But Mideast peace now seems more distant than ever. And Tuesday's episode of Frontline helps to explain why. It's titled "Netanyahu At War." The doc is as much about Netanyahu as it is about Barack Obama's legacy on Middle East peace.

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