TRNS News Notes By Victoria Jones
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Delayed Nigerian elections are scheduled to take place Saturday and Tunisia hosts a major anti-terrorism rally on Sunday.
And the U.S. is supporting Gulf allies in their fight against Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen… And a nuclear deal with Iran is still on the table for now…
Students took to the Capitol grounds in protest over the freezing cap Republicans issued on the Pell Grant, an educational grant normally calculated on current economic conditions and income-based needs.
Saudi Arabia widens its campaign against Yemeni rebels and France will begin work on a Security Council resolution demanding Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
“San Francisco taxpayers will not subsidize legally-sanctioned discrimination,” Mayor Ed Lee said.