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The Dead Sea is dying as thousands of sinkholes emerge in Israel
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The Dead Sea is dying as thousands of sinkholes emerge in Israel

A spectacular expanse of water in the desert of Israel, flanked by cliffs to east and west, the Dead Sea has lost a third of its surface area since 1960

Dozens of Dead Sea scroll fragments from 1,900 years ago found in deserted Israeli cave
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Dozens of Dead Sea scroll fragments from 1,900 years ago found in deserted Israeli cave

They are the first new scrolls found in archaeological excavations in the desert south of Jerusalem in 60 years

18 killed as Jordan flash flood sweeps away students, teachers visiting hot springs near Dead Sea
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18 killed as Jordan flash flood sweeps away students, teachers visiting hot springs near Dead Sea

Flash floods unleashed by heavy rains swept away middle school students and teachers visiting hot springs near the Dead Sea on Thursday, killing 18 and injuring 35 as the torrent carried some for several kilometers, a civil defence official said.

Arab leaders reaffirm support for two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict amid unease over US stance
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Arab leaders reaffirm support for two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict amid unease over US stance

Arab leaders reaffirmed on Wednesday their commitment to a two-state solution to the decades-long Arab-Israeli conflict amid increased unease over the stance of the United States under the new administration of President Donald Trump.

Images: Why the Dead Sea beaches should be on your travel list
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Images: Why the Dead Sea beaches should be on your travel list

If you're bored of visiting Thailand or Goa every year, the one option that you should consider is the Dead Sea.