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IDF Sets Up Field Hospital

This past Sunday, the Israeli Defense Forces set up a field hospital for victims of the fighting in Gaza. The field hospital is located at the Erez border crossing, approximately 2.5 kilometers from the city of Beit Hanoun in Gaza.   98 more words


Charity Auction -- Some of Spaf's Bow Ties!


I have been wearing bow ties since I was about 7, and exclusively over the last 20 years (well, exclusively as ties — I do wear other clothes!). 1,210 more words

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Meet rescuer Ayman Shahwan

Originally posted here

For 15 years, Ayman Shahwan has raced his ambulance through the death and destruction of Gaza’s seemingly unending war with Israel.

Braving the threat of air strikes and shelling, he has ferried scores of wounded men, women and children — and presumably fighters — to hospital from the wreckage of bombed-out Gaza homes. 553 more words

Meet rescuer Mohamad Shalouf: "I ran like I never did before"

“The Israeli occupation sows death and PRCS seeds life” by Raed Al Nems

originally posted on the PRCS website

Following a call to rescue a family whose home was bombarded on the 15th of November in Zu’rob neighborhood (South of Rafah, Gaza Strip), Mohamad Shalouf and his colleagues, were faced with a large number of injured Palestinians, mostly children. 256 more words

Damage to Red Crescent Society EMS Centre


Originally posted on Palestine Red Crescent Society 


July 9: Injuries and damages in the Palestinian Red Crescent Society EMS center in Jabaliya due to the Israeli shelling on the Gaza Strip… 105 more words

Forty Indian construction workers kidnapped in Iraq

Unknown assailants have kidnapped 40 Indian construction workers from Iraq’s second largest city of Mosul, which fell to Sunni insurgents last week, India’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday. 386 more words