Day: April 1, 2020

Rouhani Calls On U.S. To Lift Sanctions

On Sunday, March 23rd, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called American leaders to lift sanctions in order to prove their sincerity in helping Iran cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Rouhani said in a televised speech directed at American leaders, “You have blocked Iran’s oil exports, you have stopped Iran’s banking transactions…

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A Hot Bed For COVID-19: Prisons Worldwide Could Expect “Huge Mortality Rates” If Stricter Controls Are Not Enforced

On Monday, The World Health Organization’s Regional Office for Europe published interim guidance in an effort to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19 in prisons and other detention centres. The regulations come amid increasing concern for prisoners and staff, who are particularly at risk of infection according to the

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Israel’s Move Towards A Unity Government

On Friday, 27 March 2020, Blue and White leader and recently elected Speaker of the Knesset (parliament), Benny Gantz, appeared to enter unity talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. This comes after Gantz was appointed by President Reuven Rivlin as leader of the next government to be established amidst the

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The Dualism Of Spanish Healthcare: COVID-19 And Beyond

Spain’s national systems of medicine and healthcare have been regarded as both points of help and hindrance amidst the global public health crisis ignited by the rise of COVID-19. Spain’s overall case count exceeds 94,000 as of Tuesday morning, with a death tally of over 8,000. It can be noted

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