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  • Israel, U.S. conduct joint missile test in Mediterranean, Israel says

    September 3, 2013 | 7:12 am

    Israel and the United States carried out a joint missile test in the Mediterranean Sea, Israel’s Defense Ministry said.

    Russia raised an alarm on Tuesday morning after it detected the unannounced missile launch.

    Israel’s Defense Ministry in a statement confirmed that it had...

  • Israel shares disaster prep skills with Los Angeles

    July 10, 2013 | 12:15 pm

    The city of Netanya in Israel is a hotspot in more ways than one: It is a scenic tourist destination on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea north of Tel Aviv and a frequent target for terrorist attacks, due to its proximity to Palestinian settlements. 

    As a result, Laniado...

  • Water surplus in Israel? With desalination, once unthinkable is possible

    May 28, 2013 | 1:11 pm

    As construction workers pass through sandy corridors between huge rectangular buildings at this desalination plant on Israel’s southern coastline, the sound of rushing water resonates from behind a concrete wall.

    Drawn from deep in the Mediterranean Sea, the water has flowed...

  • Israel blanketed by sandstorm

    April 2, 2013 | 6:21 am

    Israel was blanketed by the worst sandstorm in four years.

    Air pollutions levels on Monday were 40 times higher than on a typical day, the Israeli daily Haaretz reported, citing the Environment Ministry.

    The high winds, dust and sand came from Egypt into Israel as a result of a low pressure system over the Mediterranean Sea.

    Hazy conditions improved by Monday night.

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  • Israeli, U.S. troops test launch Patriot missiles

    November 12, 2012 | 10:29 am

    Israeli and U.S. troops launched four Patriot missiles at decoy enemy missiles over the Mediterranean Sea.

    Monday's launches were the last stages of Austere Challenge 12, a training exercise designed to increase military cooperation between the United States and Israel. The...

  • Israel’s EcoOcean charts deep ‘green’ seas

    By Karin Kloosterman

    February 21, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Scientists once thought that most of our planet's oxygen is produced in the heart of lush jungles and rainforests. Not so, says Michael Rosenfeld, program coordinator and scientist at EcoOcean -- an Israeli nonprofit organization that built and funds a unique seafaring vessel that...
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