2 Holocausts, Star Wars, & Israel Wins the 3rd Election – World News Brief Ep. 2

World News Brief Episode 2

Two holocausts remembered in one week, one of which you may not be as familiar with. Iran and China push further to making LucasFilm reality TV, and the nation of Israel finally wins the 3rd election. All of this and more on this week’s edition of World News Brief by CGM Radio.

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History & Heroes Briefing

Pavlopoulos: Turkey is a disgrace to democracy as long as it does not apologise for the Armenian Genocide
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Data Shows 189,500 Survivors Live in Israel (Alg)
After a Year of Silence, a Jailed Saudi Princess Appeals for Help (NYT)

MidEast News Brief

Israeli Electoral History: 2020 Election to the 23rd Knesset (JVL)
EU warns incoming Israeli government against West Bank annexation (AP)
Cheap Oil Poses New Quandary for Iran as It Relaxes Virus Lockdown (NYT)
Iran defiant in face of Trump’s threat to ‘shoot down and destroy’ its patrol boats (WaEx)
After conflicting public statements, it’s not clear whether US ships will start shooting at Iranian boats (MilTi)
Iran’s regime will develop nuclear submarines says navy commander (Jpost)
Yemen’s Houthis Reject Peace Talks as Saudi-Led Truce Ends (WSJ)

Star Wars Briefing
Iran Guard reveals secret space program in satellite launch (AP)
China unveils name of first Mars exploration mission (Reut)

China Briefing
China’s Hong Kong Roundup (WSJ)

Covid and the Constitution Briefing
Idaho woman faces jail for holding yard sale in violation of coronavirus stay-at-home order (Fox)
Whitmer says protesters’ ‘irresponsible actions’ can lead to extension of stay-at-home orders (Hill)
Protest starts after Idaho woman arrested at playground closed due to coronavirus (MSN)
15 Charged With Holding NJ Funeral That Broke Quarantine Orders (NBC)

Updated: April 24, 2020 — 1:14 pm