Family of conjoined Palestine twins hope for help

Three-day-old Iman and Amani, Palestinian conjoined twins lie in a hospital bed. Picture: Getty
Three-day-old Iman and Amani, Palestinian conjoined twins lie in a hospital bed. Picture: Getty
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Three-day-old Palestinian conjoined twins Iman and Amani are treated in the West Bank city of Hebron after being delivered in Jerusalem with permission from the Israeli government.

The girls’ condition was seen in prenatal scans – they share one stomach and have two connected hearts – but their mother refused a termination because of her religious beliefs. The family now hopes Saudi Arabia will take the girls in and determine whether they can be separated