Severe Shortages of Drugs in Gaza

More than half of the Gaza Strip’s essential supply of medicines and 29 percent of the medical supplies in Gaza have run out according to the Ministry of Health. The majority of depleted supplies include drugs for dialysis, heart catheterization, and open heart. Protests first began on March 30 in retaliation against the United States’s decision to move their embassy to Jerusalem, a move which … Continue reading Severe Shortages of Drugs in Gaza

Pentagon Unaware of Total Number of Civilian Deaths During Fight With ISIS

The Pentagon admitted on Tuesday that the United States will never know how many civilians have died during the nation’s fight against the Islamic State (ISIS). A recent report conducted by Amnesty International concluded that the US-led coalition fired “imprecise explosive weapons in population civilian areas,” during the siege of Raqqa. Hundreds of Syrians were killed due to coalition air strikes that showed little to … Continue reading Pentagon Unaware of Total Number of Civilian Deaths During Fight With ISIS

New Spanish Cabinet Features More Women than Men

The formation of Spain’s new government saw the country reach its highest number of women holding cabinet positions. Pedro Sanchez became Spain’s new prime minister following a vote of “no confidence” against the former Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy who was in power since 2011. Sanchez, leader of the socialist PSOE party, is expected to extend welfare rights and open talks with Catalonia regarding a … Continue reading New Spanish Cabinet Features More Women than Men

Austria to Close Seven ‘Political’ Mosques and Expel Imams

Prime Minister Sebastian Kurz, leader of the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP), announced on Friday that Austria would shut down seven mosques and kick out Imams who are funded by foreign countries. Kurz’s decision was prompted by several children’s reenactment of the Battle of Gallipoli in a mosque while wearing Turkish military uniforms. “Parallel societies, political Islam, and radicalization tendencies have no place in our country,” … Continue reading Austria to Close Seven ‘Political’ Mosques and Expel Imams

Democrats Avoid Chaos in California Primary

In the state of California the top two vote getters in the primary, regardless of political party, advance to the general election. Due to the large number of Democratic candidates in a number of Californian districts, there were worries that the top two vote getters would be Republican meaning no Democrat could run for the general election. With millions of additional funding from the Democratic … Continue reading Democrats Avoid Chaos in California Primary

Boston Celtics to Unveil New Training Facility

After an incredible run in the playoffs without two of their best players, the Boston Celtics are expected to reveal their new training facility located in Boston Landing on June 19. The 70,000 square foot building known as the Auerbach Center is located next to the Bruins’ new Warrior center. Celtics President Rich Gotham hopes that the new training facility will attract more talent, “…it’s … Continue reading Boston Celtics to Unveil New Training Facility

Saudi Arabia and Russia Reignite Relations in the Middle East

Since the outbreak of the Iraq war in 2002, the United States has acted as the main policeman in the Middle East and throughout the globe. America’s eastern counterpart, Russia, has strove to combat American dominance through numerous actions, backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and tampering with America’s elections. More recently, Russia has attempted to reconnect with one of America’s strongest allies, the Kingdom of … Continue reading Saudi Arabia and Russia Reignite Relations in the Middle East

Boston to Host International Mayors Climate Summit

Boston University will host the “International Mayors Climate Summit” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday. The summit hopes to address the rising challenges present by a shifting climate, incorporating individuals from both the public and private sector. More specifically the goal of the summit is to create strategies that “reduce greenhouse gas emission, and how to prepare for the impacts of climate change,” … Continue reading Boston to Host International Mayors Climate Summit

Beantown Rundown

More than 100 people of different faiths traveled to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Burlington to protest the deportation of illegal immigrants by ICE. More here. The popular Massachusetts’s pizza restaurant chain, Bertucci’s, was bought by Earl Enterprise, an Orlando-based company who also owns planet Hollywood and Earl of Sandwich restaurants, for $20 million. More here. The city of Boston has revealed a … Continue reading Beantown Rundown