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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Russia evacuates over 650 from Yemen: officials

People carry their suitcases as they arrive at Sanaa International Airport on April 6, 2015 as hundreds of foreigners are evacuated from conflict-hit YemenRussia on Sunday evacuated more than 650 people of different nationalities from war-torn Yemen by air and sea, officials said. "The two planes took off from Sanaa this afternoon," a spokesman for the Russian embassy in Yemen told the Interfax news agency, without giving details of the evacuees' nationalities. Earlier, a defence ministry official said that the 308 evacuated by sea were en route to Djibouti and included 45 Russians, 18 Americans, five British nationals, 159 Yemenis and citizens of former Soviet states and the Middle East. Russia has been evacuating its own and other citizens by air from the capital Sanaa and by sea from Aden since its consulate was hit on March 29.


UN chief calls for resumption of Yemen peace process

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon attends the opening ceremony of the Second International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria, at Bayan palace in Kuwait City, on March 31, 2015UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday pleaded for the resumption of peace talks in Yemen and called for an end to all military action in the war-torn country. Ban, speaking in Doha on the sidelines of a UN crime conference, said the fighting in Yemen should not be allowed to grow into a protracted regional conflict. "There should be a cessation of military moves as soon as possible," said Ban, sitting alongside the Qatari prime minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani.