Trump’s Rash Decisions Intensify Iranian Conflict

Iran vs the United States and its ongoing conflict

Maria Puyana, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

One of the many promises Trump made during his campaign was to solve the conflict of the Middle East Wars. Trump’s first step in attempting to solve this issue was to authorize the assassination of Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani, an attack that was reckless and ignorant as sending a drone strike...

The Iranian Situation: Is a Nuclear Crisis on the Horizon?

A ship preparing to sail across the Atlantic Ocean.

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

Few countries respect or want to do business with Iran. Saying that things are tense between them and the western nations would be an understatement. However, the countries’ relations were not always this way. Since the election of President Donald Trump, the U.S. exited from the Iran nuclear deal...

G7 Summit in Biarritz: Can Talks Truly Save The World?

Seven of the world's major powers convened this August to discuss the most pressing issues that face our planet.

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

The 2019 G7 summit, an annual conference where seven of the world's major powers convene and discuss economics, politics and the overall status of the world, was held in Biarritz, France on Aug. 24 through Aug. 26. This year’s edition has become even more significant as tensions in the Middle East...

Suelos de Irán sacudidos por terremoto

Suelos de Irán sacudidos por terremoto

Paula Gonzalez, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

El domingo pasado, Irán fue sacudido por el terremoto mas mortiferó del 2017. En este terrible desastre natural 450 murieron después del terremoto y cerca de 7.000 quedaron heridos. El terremoto se sintió en lugares tan lejanos como Turquía y Pakistán, siendo el sismo de 7,3 grados. Las autoridade...

¿Será El Fin del Pacto Nuclear con Irán?

¿Será El Fin del Pacto Nuclear con Irán?

Paula Gonzalez, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Recientemente, Estados Unidos se ha visto presionado para revisar el pacto nuclear iraní. Este hecho no solo ha creado preocupación en los ciudadanos, sino también ha generado desacuerdos entre los miembros del congreso. Benjamín Netanyahu, el primer ministro de Israel, llegó a Nueva York con el...

Recap: March 7 – 13

Stabbing in Israel, nuclear threat from Iran, Sanders takes Michigan, youth sues for measures against climate change and more in this week's recap.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 13, 2016

International Affairs American student killed in 1 of 3 terror attacks in Israel during Biden visit "An American student from Vanderbilt University was stabbed to death in one of three bloody terror attacks that  rocked Israel Tuesday, just as Vice President Biden arrived in Tel Aviv to meet ...

Recap: February 22 – 28

Siamak Namazi's, Iranian-American detained in Iran, father arrested, Ramon Castro dies, Hillary Clinton wins South Carolina and KKK clashes in California.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 28, 2016

International Affairs 129 Killed in Syrian Bombings — as Kerry Announces 'Provisional' Truce "A bloody spasm of violence was reported to have killed almost 130 people Sunday in Syria as the United States announced that it and Russia had reached a "provisional agreement" on a cease-fire in the civil...

Recap: February 1 – 7

Attack in Nigeria by Boko Haram, North Korea launches rocket, Iowa caucus results and Obama visits mosque in news this week.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 7, 2016

International Affairs Zika-linked condition: WHO declares global emergency "A disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America poses a global public health emergency requiring a united response, says the World Health Organization. Experts are worried that the virus is spreading far and fast, with ...

Recap: January 25 – 31

This week: metal on Thai beach sparked hope in missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Denmark passes controversial law, results of Texas Planned Parenthood case and escalation in Oregon leads leader of protest to tell others to go home.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

January 31, 2016

International Affairs Who was behind Saudi Embassy attack in Iran? "At a press conference Jan. 24, the spokesman for Iran’s judiciary, Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Ejei, announced that 100 people have been arrested over the attack in early January on Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Tehran. Mohseni-Ejei said th...

Recap: January 18 – 24

This week: France's economic crisis, Chinese and Iranian leaders meet, record number of guns detected by TSA and the impact of Winter Storm Jonas.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

January 24, 2016

International Affairs French President declares economic emergency "French President Francois Hollande pledged Monday to redefine France's business model and declared what he called "a state of economic and social emergency," unveiling a 2 billion euro ($2.2 billion) plan to revive hiring and...

Recap: January 11 – 17

UN convoy reaches Madaya, Taiwan elects first female president, Obama's final State of the Union address and Flint's water crisis in this week's recap.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

January 17, 2016

International Affairs  Madaya Syria: Aid convoy reaches besieged town "An aid convoy has reached the besieged rebel-held Syrian town of Madaya, bringing vital food and medicines. Distribution will continue through the night to 40,000 people who have been trapped for six months by a government blockade and ...

Saudi Arabia Cutting The European Oil Prices

People protesting with slogans during a presentation against the execution of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia.

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

January 11, 2016

On Tuesday, Saudi Arabia harshly cut down the oil prices it charges Europe for crude oil. This move created problems between Iran and Saudi Arabia. The supreme leader of Iran asked for the overthrow of the Saudi government, which made it furious, and accused the Islamic Republic of interfering in the...

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