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Islamist Rebels Seize Syrian Hospital

Islamist rebels continued to make gains in northern Syria Friday, taking over a hospital where government forces had been under siege for weeks. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the al-Qaida affiliated al-Nusra Front had taken "complete control" of the hospital on the outskirts of Jisr al-Shughour. Dozens of government soldiers and others had been holed up inside the hospital since late April. Their fate is unknown, though al-Nusra said via Twitter the soldiers...

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