Thursday, July 30
Latest News
  1. White House: Report of Mullah Omar death 'credible'
  2. Federal Reserve holds key rate unchanged
  3. Kuwait's Zain telecom Q2 profit dives over Arab unrest
  4. IS car bomb kills 4 near mosque in Yemen capital
  5. Pentagon assures it will check Iran's 'malign' influence
  6. Afghan intelligence: Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead
  7. Legal source: Egyptian electrocuted trying to sneak onto Eurostar:
  8. Yemen to merge 'resistance' fighters with army
  9. UN envoy invites Syrians to parallel, thematic talks
  10. Turkey gives formal approval to US to use air base for anti-IS raids
  11. Car bombing near hospital in Yemen capital
  12. Turkey pounds PKK as parliament meets in emergency session
  13. Yemen to merge 'resistance' fighters with army
  14. Study finds promising experimental MERS vaccine
  15. France seeks to warm up Iran ties with Rouhani invite
  16. Iran's Zarif has 'no concern' about nuclear deal
  17. NATO vows solidarity with Turkey over Islamic State
  18. Afghanistan investigating reports of Taliban leader's death
  19. Israel PM approves 300 settler homes in occupied West Bank
  20. Israeli strike on Syrian town kills 5 pro-regime forces

Israeli forces shelling Beit Hanoun Hospital

July 26, 2014 1:09 A.M. (Updated: July 27, 2014 11:13 A.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Activists in the Beit Hanoun Hospital said early Saturday that the facility was under heavy fire from Israeli forces, trapping more than 65 people inside only days after a shell made a direct hit.

International activists associated with the International Solidarity Movement told Ma'an on Saturday around 1 a.m. that Israeli shelling of the area of the hospital had not ceased since the afternoon.

The group said in a statement that 61 medical staff, three patients, and two ISM activists were trapped in the building, with a Swedish activist injured in the head and bleeding from an earlier shelling wound.

"The shelling is still going and it has gotten worse," an activist affiliated with the group told Ma'an via phone.

Six out of Gaza's 13 hospitals have been severely damaged since the Israeli assault began, according the health ministry.

Al-Wafa rehabilitation hospital has been completely destroyed, while at least five medical workers have died.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015