Israeli air strikes have hit an arms depot operated by the Lebanese Hezbollah group near Damascus airport, Syrian opposition sources told Al Jazeera. Witnesses said a total of five strikes occurred near the Damascus airport road about 25km from the capital early on Thursday. Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra, reporting from the Turkish city of Gaziantep near Syria's border, said opposition activists posted pictures online showing a huge fire near the area.
An artificial womb resembling a liquid-filled plastic bag could one day keep premature newborns alive and healthy, medical researchers say. A team at the Centre for Foetal Research in Philadelphia successfully tested a prototype on two lambs and say they hope to have the technology available for humans within two years.