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Hospitals in Akkar, Nabatieh go on warning strike

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Private hospitals in the northern district of Akkar and the southern city of Nabatieh held a warning strike on Friday closing to patients with the exception of dire emergencies.Earlier this month, the Syndicate of Private Hospitals in Lebanon had sounded the alarm and announced they would go on strike as shortage of medical supplies and equipment began threatening the healthcare and hospitalization services.Source: National News Agency

Hospitals in Akkar, Nabatieh go on warning strike

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Private hospitals in the northern district of Akkar and the southern city of Nabatieh held a warning strike on Friday closing to patients with the exception of dire emergencies.Earlier this month, the Syndicate of Private Hospitals in Lebanon had sounded the alarm and announced they would go on strike as shortage of medical supplies and equipment began threatening the healthcare and hospitalization services.Source: National News Agency

Hospitals’ Syndicate warns of looming disaster, says stock enough for one month only

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"We have warned over and over again that we will reach a stage in Lebanon when hospitals will not be able to receive patients due to lack of liquidity," Lebanese Hospitals' Syndicate Chief, Suleiman Haroun, said in a press conference on Friday. Meanwhile, the hospitals' syndicate warned that the available stock at hospitals was enough for one month only, sounding the alarm on a looming disaster if the situation is not remedied immediately. "We may witness the death of patients inside hospitals as a result of shortage of medical supplies," the syndicate warned. Moreover, Haroun implored banks to facilitate the transfer of USD to help purchase the much-needed medical supplies, warning that "otherwise, hospitals will stop receiving patients next Friday, except for emergencies."Source: Nationa...

Medical Worker of a US-Based Group Killed in Northeast Syria

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WASHINGTON - A U.S.-based medical relief group operating in northeast Syria was targeted Sunday in a mortar attack allegedly by Turkish-backed Syrian militia fighters near the town of Tal Tamr, killing one medical worker and wounding at least one other.David Eubank, founder of the Free Burma Rangers (FBR), said the attack targeted his team as they were trying to enter the embattled town.Zau Seng was from Burma, Eubank told local media after the attack, referring to a member of his team.He was hit in the head by shrapnel and in the back. He died right away. Eubank said. The wounded volunteer is an Iraqi national, he added. The attack occurred outside the northeastern Syrian town of Tal Tamr, where Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have been fighting Turkish-backed Syrian militia fighter...

Zakharova: White Helmets together with terrorists are preparing for new chemical provocations in Syria

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Moscow, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that the so-called White Helmets group, which claims that it is a humanitarian organization, together with the terrorists have been preparing new provocations with the use of chemical weapons in Syria.Sputnik quoted Zakharova as saying in a press statement on Friday that New confirmations of the information about the White Helmets' activities emerge all the time According to the existing information, which the Syrian government regularly provides to the United Nations, the White Helmets, jointly with terrorists, are preparing new chemical provocations in Syria. They obviously aim at disrupting the peace process in the country.Zakharova added that at present, the White Helmets are working near Idleb , and cooperating with Ja...

KSrelief Conducts 10 Urology Surgeries, at Sayun General Hospital, Yemen

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Sayun, The voluntary medical team of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), has performed 10 surgeries, on the fifth day of its voluntary campaign for congenital malformations of pediatric urology, at Sayun General Hospital, Yemen.The campaign targets 69 children from different governorates of the Republic of Yemen.Source: Saudi Press Agency

KSrelief clinics provides medical treatment for 5644 Syrian children in Zaatari camp during September

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Amman, The clinics of the Riyadh-based King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center have, during September 2019, provided medical and therapeutic services for 5644 Syrian refugees lodged at Zaatari camp in Jordan.It is noteworthy that the clinics of KSrelief located inside Zaatari camp exert strenuous effort to provide a safe environment for the health of Syrian refugees in the camp, through the excellent medical staff and modern medical equipment.Source: Saudi Press Agency

US Sending Troops Based in Syria to Iraq, Defense Chief Says

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ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT - U.S. troops withdrew from their largest base in northern Syria Sunday, with defense chief Mark Esper saying all American forces leaving Syria would be deployed to western Iraq to carry out anti-terrorist operations against Islamic State.Esper said more than 700 U.S. troops would be moved to Iraq and not come "home" as U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted they would.Esper did not rule out possible U.S. counterterrorism raids from Iraq into Syria. But he said plans would be developed over time and include discussions with NATO allies in the coming days. He said if U.S. forces return to Syria they would be protected by American aircraft.The U.S. currently has about 5,000 troops in Iraq under an agreement between Baghdad and Washington. The U.S. had pulled out ...

US Sending Troops Based in Syria to Iraq, Defense Chief Says

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ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT - U.S. troops withdrew from their largest base in northern Syria Sunday, with defense chief Mark Esper saying all American forces leaving Syria would be deployed to western Iraq to carry out anti-terrorist operations against Islamic State.Esper said more than 700 U.S. troops would be moved to Iraq and not come "home" as U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted they would.Esper did not rule out possible U.S. counterterrorism raids from Iraq into Syria. But he said plans would be developed over time and include discussions with NATO allies in the coming days. He said if U.S. forces return to Syria they would be protected by American aircraft.The U.S. currently has about 5,000 troops in Iraq under an agreement between Baghdad and Washington. The U.S. had pulled out ...