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  • Haifa's Rambam hospital treats, protects, innovates in the face of looming danger

    Haifa's Rambam hospital treats, protects, innovates in the face of looming danger
    Not unexpectedly, southern Israel suffered more than other areas of the Jewish state during this summer's conflict with Hamas. Yet up in northern Israel, 30 doctors from the Haifa-based Rambam Health Care Campus (RHCC) were drafted into the Israel Defense...
  • Israel shoots down Syria warplane over Golan Heights

    Israel shoots down Syria warplane over Golan Heights
    Israel shot down a Syrian warplane Tuesday, saying the aircraft crossed the battle lines of Syria's civil war and flew over the Israeli-held Golan Heights, perhaps by accident. The incident coincided with but did not appear to be directly related to air...
  • Israel downs Syrian warplane it says violated its Golan airspace

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel shot down a Syrian warplane on Tuesday, saying the aircraft crossed the battle lines of Syria's civil war and flew over the Israeli-held Golan Heights, perhaps by accident. The incident coincided with but did not appear to be...
  • Statement by the president on airstrikes in Syria

    THE PRESIDENT: Good morning, everybody. Last night, on my orders, America’s armed forces began strikes against ISIL targets in Syria. Today, the American people give thanks for the extraordinary service of our men and women in uniform, including the...
  • U.S., allies launch first airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State

    The United States and its Arab allies bombed Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing scores of Islamic State fighters and members of a separate al Qaeda-linked group, opening a new front against militants by joining Syria's three-year-old civil war....
  • Israel downs Syrian aircraft over the Golan Heights

    JERUSALEM Israel on Tuesday shot down a Syrian fighter jet that it said had flown into Israeli-controlled airspace over the Golan Heights. The Russian-made Sukhoi-24 fighter was targeted with a U.S.-supplied Patriot ground-to-air missile after it had...
  • Make Syrian civilian protection priority, world leaders told

    LONDON (Reuters) - The protection of Syrian civilians must be a global priority in any further intervention in the Middle East, a coalition of 40 human rights and aid agencies said on Tuesday. Ahead of the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New...
  • Syria says U.S. informed it of planned attack on Islamists hours before air strikes

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria said on Tuesday that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had told the Damascus government in a letter delivered by Iraq that the United States and its allies were going to attack Islamic State in Syria, hours before the air strikes...
  • Obama to address airstrikes against Islamic State: White House official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will make a statement on Tuesday following airstrikes for the first time against the militant group in Syria, according to the White House. Obama will speak at 10 a.m. EDT (1400 GMT) before departing the...
  • U.S. hit 8 bases tied to al-Qaida affiliate in Syria

    IRBIL, IRAQ The United State used a long-awaited aerial campaign against the Islamic State to hit a group of al-Qaida-affiliated jihadists who U.S. officials claim were planning attacks on Western targets. In addition to hitting Islamic State targets...
  • U.S. airstrikes hit both Islamic State, Nusra Front targets in Syria

    WASHINGTON The U.S. military and unidentified "partner nations" early Tuesday launched a bombing campaign against Islamist positions inside Syria, marking the first Western air raids on that country since a rebellion erupted there in 2011. The attacks...