Up to 100 children die from tainted measles vaccine – Syrian ambassador to UN ” the immunisation of children continues “

18 September 2014 UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM Some 100 children have died in the Syrian opposition-controlled areas of the north-western Idlib province where the UN measles vaccination campaign was held, Syrian Ambassador to the UN Bashar Jaafari said on Wednesday. Earlier media reports suggested 40 children died following measles vaccination. The diplomat told Itar-Tass that he…

Islamic State orders total cover-up for women

In this July 29, 2014 photo, militants parade in Beiji, some 250 kilometers north of the capital, Baghdad, Iraq. (AP) LATEST STORIES IN MIDDLE-EAST Arab News BEIRUT: The Islamic State has imposed a strict dress code for women in eastern Syria, forbidding them from showing any part of their bodies, a monitoring group said on…

Live virus used in polio vaccine can evolve and infect, warns TAU researcher

” Can act like wild poliovirus and continue the threat of contagion ”  November 7, 2011 _ Requested Re-Post from our HRR Site Health professionals and researchers across the globe believe they are on the verge of eradicating polio, a devastating virus which can lead to paralysis and death. Despite successful eradication in most countries,…

Syrian rebels allowed to attack Latakia from Turkish soil under Turkish air cover. Iran raises Cain in Ankara

    DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 29, 2014, 10:45 PM (IST) Intense fighting for Kasab in northwest Syria Turkey has ratcheted up its intervention in the Syrian war to an unprecedented level, according to exclusive debkafile military and intelligence sources. For the first time in the three-year conflict the Turkish army is allowing Syrian rebel…

Turkey blocks Youtube

Thursday, 27 March 2014 Access to video-sharing site YouTube has been cut off in Turkey, following a new leak of a government meeting compromising Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. Other social media outlets have already been blocked ahead of a tumultuous election.