The blood transfusions that will save soldiers’ lives

IDF to replace current blood supply with whole blood, significantly increasing effectiveness of battlefield transfusions.

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Medical faculty approved for Ariel University

Council for Higher Education approves new medical faculty at Samaria university - the sixth medical faculty in Israel.

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Surrogacy bill excluding LGBT couples passes into law

Despite saying he will not support the surrogacy bill while it excludes same-sex couples, Netanyahu votes in favor of the ...
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U.S. asks court to detain alleged Russian agent pending trial

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal court on Wednesday to detain alleged ...
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Forbidden by Rabbinate yet approved by Tzohar

Chief Rabbinate informs public: Artichoke forbidden to eat by Rabbinate served in restaurant holding Tzohar kosher certification.

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Did Birthright give in to terrorism?

Taglit-Birthright orders participants to stay away from south during tense period of arson and rocket attacks.

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The U.S. Weighs Syria Strikes: How Military Action Could Make Things Worse

As the United States considers a punitive strike on Syria over the government’s alleged use of chemical weapons last week, the consequences of such an attack are already rippling throughout the region. Some ten thousand Syrians have have surged across the Lebanese border every day since the gas attack, according to Lebanese immigration, fleeing the anticipated American bombardment and fearful of subsequent chemical attacks, prompting a Lebanese immigration official to predict that by year’s end Syrians will make up 40 percent of the country’s population. …

Exclusive: Syrian army moves Scud missiles to avoid strike

Syria's President Assad chats with military personnel during his visit to a military site in the town of DarayaBy Khaled Yacoub Oweis AMMAN (Reuters) – President Bashar al-Assad's forces have removed several Scud missiles and dozens of launchers from a base north of Damascus, possibly to protect the weapons from a Western attack, opposition sources said on Thursday. The move from the position in the foothills of the Qalamoun mountains, one of Syria's most heavily militarized districts, appears part of a precautionary but limited redeployment of armaments in areas of central Syria still held by Assad's forces, diplomats based in the Middle East told Reuters. …