Syrian Rebels Seize Control of Iraqi, Turkish Border Crossings, Killing 21 Guards (Video)

Syrian rebels control all of the border crossings with Iraq and several along the border with Turkey, Arab media and news agencies reported on Thursday. The Iraqi-Syrian border crossings were...

State to Ban Women’s Exclusion From Bus Ads

The State has told the High Court that from now on, the Transport Ministry will enforce the freedom of advertising on buses and would stipulate that the condition of...

Russia, China Veto Syria Resolution From UN Security Council

UNITED NATIONS, July 19 (Reuters) - Russia and China vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution on Thursday that threatened Syrian authorities with sanctions if they did not halt violence...

Promising New Treatment for Kids With Egg Allergy

If you're allergic to eggs, a doctor has probably told you to avoid the protein. But researchers have now found that eating small amounts of egg for several months...

On The Run: Assad Flees to Home District as Rebels Enter Damascus

With Syrian rebels entering the country's capital on Thursday, President Bashar Assad had reportedly left Damascus and was directing the response to the assassination of three top lieutenants. Assad was...

Burgas Attack: Israel Mounts Rescue Mission

Burgas — Thirty-two Israelis who were wounded in Wednesday's terror attack in Sarafovo Airport in Burgas, Bulgaria, landed in Israel Thursday afternoon. Seven people were killed, five of them Israelis,...

Israel’s Defense Minister: We’ll Block Syrian Refugees

JERUSALEM (AP) — Defense Minister Ehud Barak, standing within earshot of fighting in Syria, said Thursday that Israel would stop Syrian refugees from entering the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights if...

Footage of Suspected Suicide Bomber in Attack on Israelis in Bulgaria (Video)

A top Bulgarian official said it was a "mistake" to lay the responsibility of a terror attack on an Israeli tourist bus on any specific countries or organizations, on...

Report: 1 in 8 NYC Kids Have Asthma

A new report shows that one in eight New York City children have been diagnosed with asthma. That's worse than the national rate, which is about 1 in 10. The New...

Syria Embassy In Egypt Stormed By Protesters

CAIRO – Egyptian security forces have fired tear gas to push back several hundred protesters trying to storm the Syrian Embassy in Cairo and raise the green-striped flag of...
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