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Iranian couple nabbed in Ecuador using fake Israeli passports

After supplying technical support from Jerusalem, an Iranian couple, both in their 20s, were caught by Ecuador passport control trying to leave for Spain using forged Israel Passports.

By Itamar Eichner


Two Iranians have been caught using fake Israeli passports as they attempted to leave the South American country of Ecuador to fly to Spain.

The two, a man and a woman in their 20s, were caught by Ecuador passport control with the forged travel documents, which used personal information of two Israelis – an 11-year-old girl still in possession of her own passport and an adult male who recently reported his passport as stolen. Continue Reading »

IsraAID sets up field hospital in Ecuador as quake reaps 646 fatalities

In the Ecuadorian village of Canoa, IsraAID sets up field hospital focusing on emergency medical treatment, as the death toll from last week’s earthquake rises.

By i24news


Nearly 650 people are now known to have died in the strong earthquake that hit Ecuador one week ago, President Rafael Correa said Saturday, as the toll jumped yet higher.

IsraelAID sets up field hospital in Ecuador – Photo: IsraAID

Last Saturday’s 7.8-magnitude quake was the worst to strike the South American country in decades, causing buildings to collapse and damaging roads and other infrastructure in tourist areas along Ecuador’s coast.

Strong aftershocks have rattled the country daily since and the number of dead is expected to rise further with another 130 people still missing. Continue Reading »