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Daily Archives: March 22, 2015

More Violence in Yemen

On Friday, Sunni extremists as part of the Islamic State carried out suicide strikes on the Zaydi Shiite Mosque in Yemen that killed more than 130 people. The Sunni and Shia sectarian violence in the region filtered into Yemen during the Friday Prayer. Three blasts took place each bigger than the other.“It’s hard to imagine…

Netanyahu Wins With Confusing Promises

The Likud party, under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, won Israel’s Parliamentary Elections on Wednesday. There were questions as to whether Netanyahu would win as the first poll showed him tying with Isaac Herzog from the Zionist Union party. Just before the election, in trying to woo right wing voters, Netanyahu said that he could not…

Tunisian Museum Attacked by Rap Artist

On Wednesday, at the Bardo Museum in Tunisia, 22 people were shot dead. There have been 9 people arrested and the Tunisian Presidency has said that four were directly linked to the attack, the others had ‘ties to the cell.’ The attack, by gunmen from ISIS was supposedly directed at Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi. It was…

End of Alzheimer’s?

Hope for a cure for Alzheimer’s was revived this Friday as an experimental drug was found to slow down the disease. In a clinical trial, a drug developed by Biogen Idec called Aducanumab was found not only to reduce plaque built up in the brain, but also reduce cognitive decline. There have been many trials…

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