Iranians Vote For Reform

Last May 19th, Iranians voted for more political and individual freedoms, and bridges with the international community in the presidential elections. Iran’s incumbent President Hassan Rouhani has won a landslide victory in last Friday presidential elections. Officials results show a decisive victory, garnering the 57%of the vote for the 38% […]

Cholera Outbreak Ravages War-Torn Yemen

On Sunday, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that the cholera outbreak in Yemen has now taken the lives of 315 people. The number of suspected cases of cholera has reached almost 30,000. For the war-torn country, Yemen’s medical system is at risk of collapse. There is a significant lack of […]

Forced To Flee: Refugee Children Face Exploitation And Violence

Driven by a desperate hope for safety and a better future, parents are sending an increasing number of children on solo migrations to more stable countries. Without the protection of their parents and guardians, such children are easy prey for those wishing to exploit their vulnerability. As reported by UNICEF, between […]

Understanding The Global Penicillin Shortage

In the past few years, there has been a growing shortage of benzathine penicillin G, which treats illnesses such a rheumatic heart disease, syphilis, strep throat, and diphtheria, among others. The increased shortage in recent months has caused global concern. In 1928, Alexander Fleming accidentally discovered penicillin, an antibiotic that […]