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Arab rioters burn tires during weekend riots, causing severe pollution in nearby Kedumim

Arabs burn large amount of tires during weekend riots, causing severe air pollution in neighboring Jewish town.

Arabs burn tires during weekend riots, causing severe pollution

Exposure to air pollution linked to low birth weight

Hebrew U. study of births in Israel reveals troubling link between exposure to air pollution and low birth weight.

Exposure to air pollution linked to low birth weight

Decreased air pollution amid coronavirus

Significant drop in air pollution levels recorded over summer months due to decreased activity during coronavirus pandemic.

Decreased air pollution amid coronavirus

Gur hasidim to make mass exodus from Haifa?

Health Ministry report noting air pollution leads Gur rebbe to give followers blessing to leave northern stronghold.

Haredi group to leave Haifa?

Study: Living near busy streets increases cancer risk

UK study shows that living within 165 feet of a busy street increases risk of lung cancer 10%, hampers lung growth in children.

Study: Living near busy streets increases cancer risk

Victory for Lod residents

Indictment filed against Arabs who severely damaged environment. Mayor Revivo: 'We'll stop phenomenon that harms all our quality of life'

Victory for Lod residents

Israel shuts down illegal Arab garbage dump in Samaria

Civil Administration enforces law at pirate waste disposal site used to burn trash.

Israel shuts down illegal Arab garbage dump in Samaria

The unseen danger: How many Israelis die from air pollution?

Health report shows children consume pesticides while eating fruits and vegetables, Israel's desalinated water lacks magnesium and iodine.

The unseen danger: How many Israelis die from air pollution?

Jewish residents suffer as Samaria Arabs illegally burn trash

Arabs illegally dump garbage near Jewish town, burn trash at pirate landfill, causing air pollution for local Jews.

Jewish residents suffer as Samaria Arabs illegally burn trash

Watch: Israel uses drones to crack down on Arab air pollution

Drones uncover illegal charcoal operation in Arab town. 'It harms the health of children, Israelis and Palestinians alike.'

Watch: Israel uses drones to crack down on Arab air pollutionplayer

Watch: How air pollution harms your body

Studies show that air pollution can cause long-term damage to the body.

Watch: How air pollution harms your bodyplayer

Haifa Port hit with 2.2 million shekel fine

Israel's largest port punished by Environmental Protection Ministry for disregard of air pollution laws.

Haifa Port hit with 2.2 million shekel fine

Yom Kippur an environmental blessing, says EPA

Pollution levels plummet by 90% across Israeli cities as Jews refrain from driving or working on holiest day in Jewish calendar.

Yom Kippur holiday an environmental blessing, says EPA

Study shows birth defects in Haifa

Due to high levels of air pollution babies are born 20-30 percent smaller and with smaller heads. Also cause for high rate of cancer.

Study shows birth defects result of Haifa air pollution

Sandstorm brings with it suffocating air pollution

Health Ministry warns sensitive public to batten down the hatches at home, as dust pollution levels spike to as high as 9 times average.

Mega sandstorm brings with it suffocating air pollution

Heavy winds, haze shutter Eilat airport

Air pollution 15-25 times higher than normal on Wednesday, downing trees and reducing visibility.

Heavy winds, haze shutter Eilat airport; Air pollution sky-high

Drastic Drop in Air Pollution over Yom Kippur

Environmental protection ministry notes strong drop in air pollution around Israel over holiday, primarily due to reduced traffic.

Drastic Drop in Air Pollution over Yom Kippur

Health Min. Takes Back Some Haifa Cancer Claims

The ministry no longer links air pollution to child cancer rates, but does link them to cancer in adults.

Health Ministry Takes Back Some Haifa Cancer Claims

Weather Report: Expect a Wintry Weekend

Rain, cold expected to dominate in north and center, with heavy air pollution continuing in Jerusalem and Negev through tonight.

Weather Report: Expect a Wintry Weekend

Pollution in Tehran Sends 400 to Hospital

Almost 400 people hospitalized with problems caused by heavy air pollution in Tehran, with nearly 1,500 others requiring treatment.

Pollution in Tehran Sends 400 to Hospital

Israel on Yom Kippur: Clean of Sins, and Clean Air

Once again this year, Israelis were able to breathe easier on Yom Kippur, with pollution falling as much as 99% in many areas.

Israel on Yom Kippur: Clean of Sins - and Clean Air

Israel to Get Tough on Air Pollution

The government on Sunday authorized a major plan to battle air pollution in Israel, approving a NIS 140 million program

Israel to Get Tough on Air Pollution