Thursday, Sept. 03
Latest News
  1. US calls for release of Chinese rights activists
  2. Trial of Congolese rebel opens with gruesome images
  3. Gunmen kills 2 Yemeni staff of Red Cross
  4. Iran to confiscate cars of 'poorly veiled' women
  5. 'At least 50 dead' in Shebab attack on AU base
  6. Thousands arrive in Athens as migrant influx piles pressure on EU
  7. Millions strike in India over 'anti-labor reforms'
  8. Turkish connection probed in Bangkok bomber search
  9. Italy ready to impose border controls after Germany request
  10. Israel opposes Palestinian flag-raising at the UN
  11. Saudi top cleric slams Iran prophet movie
  12. Qatar to enforce key labor reform from November
  13. Lebanon government powerless as protesters escalate campaign
  14. Car bomb kills 10 in Syria regime bastion Latakia
  15. Gunmen kidnap 18 Turks in Iraq capital
  16. Palmyra temple destruction a 'crime against civilization'
  17. Saudi-led coalition air strikes in south Yemen kill 20
  18. Lebanon police ejecting protesters from ministry
  19. Libya car bomb wounds one, damages office of Eni firm
  20. UN envoy to meet with Libya's Tripoli parliament ahead of talks

Gaza mortar fire kills 4 Israeli soldiers in Eshkol

July 28, 2014 5:54 P.M. (Updated: July 29, 2014 5:09 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Four Israeli soldiers were killed after a mortar strike from Gaza hit a military site in Eshkol in southern Israel on Monday.

Earlier reports in Israeli media had said that the four killed were Israeli civilians, but on Monday evening the military confirmed that the attack had hit a military contingent.

The military confirmed that 48 soldiers have been killed in combat since the beginning of the ground assault, including five on Monday alone.

The fifth soldier was killed in combat in Khan Younis.

More than 1,050 Palestinians -- the vast majority civilians -- have been killed during the 21-day Israeli assault on Gaza.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015