A raid on a man's home found 53 protected specimens, including a Gila monster, Chinese crocodile lizard and two pythons.
Fraud cops detain 8 people in jail and 4 under house arrest who are said to be behind fake claims scam.
It took police several hours to bring the ski-resort employees to safety.
A personal trainer recommends sleeping tips used by soldiers and fighter pilots to maintain overall health.
Officers arrested 11 people and seized helicopters, trucks, hashish, guns and cash in synchronized raids.
The brothers were taken to Jordan for the eight-hour surgery, but have now returned to their homeland, ravaged by civil war.