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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After Trump's defense of Putin, sighs of resignation — but nobody's resigning (yet)

After President Trump’s performance in Helsinki, there have been calls for members of his Cabinet to resign. So far, no ...
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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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Saudi top diplomat criticizes Iran over conflicts

In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, left, meets with Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. During a joint press conference, al-Faisal lashed out at regional rival Iran, accusing the Shiite powerhouse of having forces inside Syria, Iraq and Yemen, and insisting that Iran is “part of the problem” in trying to defuse the myriad Mideast crises. Saudi Arabia is part of the U.S.-led coalition conducting air strikes against Islamic State fighters who have taken over parts of Iraq and Syria. (AP Photo/SPA)RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Monday lashed out at regional rival Iran, accusing the Shiite powerhouse of having forces inside Syria, Iraq and Yemen, and insisting that Iran is "part of the problem" in trying to defuse the myriad Mideast crises.


Three suicide attacks hit Kurdish town on Syria-Turkey border

Smoke rises from the Syrian town of Kobani, seen from near the Mursitpinar border crossingAMMAN (Reuters) – Three Islamic State fighters blew themselves up on Monday in Kobani near the Turkish border with Syria, a monitoring group said, with the hardline militants making slight advances inside the besieged Kurdish town. In one of the attacks an IS fighter detonated a truck laden with explosives in a northern district of Kobani, which has been the scene of heavy clashes between Kurdish forces and Islamic State fighters, Kurdish sources said. Idris Nassan, a Kurdish official in Kobani, said two Kurdish fighters had been wounded during the suicide attack. …