News Roundup 4/9/20

by | Apr 9, 2020

News Roundup 4/9/20

by | Apr 9, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • Bernie Sanders drops out of the presidential race. [Link]
  • Los Angeles requires people to wear masks when shopping. [Link]
  • The US will seize all personal protective equipment that someone attempts to export. [Link]
  • Hospitals are accusing the federal government of seizing equipment they have procured to fight coronavirus. [Link]

Afghanistan 

  • The Afghan government releases 100 Taliban prisoners. [Link]

Middle East 

  • The Palestinian Authority reports running out of test kits in Gaza. [Link]
  • The OPCW released a report claiming Assad’s forces carried out three chemical weapons attacks over the course of a week in 2017. [Link]
  • Iraq’s president names Mustafa al-Kadhimi as the prime minister designate. He will now need to form a cabinet that can get the support from Parliament. Kadhimi is currently Iraq’s Intelligence Chief. [Link]
  • Saudi Arabia announces a two-week ceasefire in Yemen. [Link]

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