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Red Cross aiding hundreds of Jewish pilgrims amassed at Ukraine borders

“At around 3 a.m. the wind started picking up, cold winds and children started shivering, and elderly people started turning blue.”

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
17/09/2020
Rosh Hanikra border crossing

Syrian infiltrator injured by IDF fire returned to Lebanon

The suspect had been treated in Israel and was released after an investigation.

02/06/2020
US President Barack Obama

Obama: Killing of Syrian citizens must end

US president says int'l community must band together to press Assad to step down; rescue workers evacuate wounded.

By REUTERS
24/02/2012
Chevra Kadisha workers wearing protective clothes, carry the body of a patient died from complicatio

Red Cross: Respect can still be shown for dead, with planning ahead

They have released a number of resources in multiple languages advising medical staff and funeral directors of the correct way to handle the dead within a range of religions.

17 Bedouin women graduate Magen David Adom's EMT course

"Ever since I was a young girl I dreamed of volunteering at MDA and saving lives."

11/03/2020

Are IDF West Bank Courts open to the public? Intense disagreement

There was intense disagreement at a Hebrew University conference on Tuesday about whether these courts are open to the public or not.

Palestinian Prisoners Day

Taliban revoke ban on Red Cross, provide security guarantees

The ICRC in particular is known for its strict neutrality in conflicts.

By REUTERS
15/09/2019

Altering the atmosphere - Our failures in the fight against climate change

Nathaniel Rich's book, 'Losing Earth: A Recent History' is a crisp and absorbing. It is essential reading.

By KAREN R. LONG
08/05/2019
International Committee of the Red Cross

Red Cross appeals for three staff missing in Syria since 2013

U.S.-backed forces proclaimed the capture of Islamic State's last territory in Syria last month, eliminating its rule over a caliphate which it had proclaimed in Iraq and Syria in 2014.

By REUTERS
15/04/2019

Red Cross sends war surgeons, supplies to 'sinking ship' Gaza

The ICRC will set up a 50-bed surgical unit at Gaza's al-Shifa hospital.

By REUTERS
31/05/2018
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