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Rescue forces locate teens missing in Dead Sea

Rescue workers locate 10 teens who went missing at the Neve Midbar Beach in the Dead Sea.

Rescue forces locate teens missing in Dead Sea

The UN and EU semantic war in Judea and Samaria backfires

EU and UN use of 'occupied Palestinian territories' is meant to deny Israeli claims to the disputed land. History proves them wrong. Op-ed.

The UN and EU semantic war in Judea and Samaria backfires

Two hikers located after being swept away in the Dead Sea

Two hikers who were swept away in the Dead Sea rescued after eight hours in the water.

Two hikers located after being swept away in the Dead Sea

Couple who tested positive for coronavirus danced at Dead Sea hotel

Couple who tested positive spent three days at Dead Sea hotel, Health Ministry warns.

Couple who tested positive for coronavirus danced at hotel

Health Ministry closes Dead Sea hotel after COVID discovered

Health Ministry suspends operations after 10 kitchen and sanitation workers test COVID positive at Isrotel Dead Sea Hotel.

Health Ministry closes Dead Sea hotel after COVID discovered

Gantz to tour Northern Dead Sea - will he support sovereignty?

Blue and White chairman to visit Megilot Regional Council with MKs Moshe Ya'alon, Yoaz Hendel, Orna Barbivay and Alon Schuster.

Gantz to tour Northern Dead Sea - will he support sovereignty?

Perfect vacation for the body and soul

Tour Plus is organizing a fantastic week in a 5 star hotel at the Dead Sea for the religious Zionist public

Perfect vacation for the body and soulplayer

Arab protesters wave PLO flag from northern Dead Sea

Dozens of Palestinians protest PM Netanyahu's announcement that Israel intends to annex the Jordan Valley and the northern Dead Sea.

Arab protesters wave PLO flag from northern Dead Sea

US Amb.: Friendships, not papers, create peace

Seeking to build on Bahrain workshop, Israeli and Palestinian Authority businessmen tour Dead Sea region.

US Amb.: Friendships, not papers, create peace

Watch: Why is the Dead Sea so salty?

New research explains why salt crystals are piling up on the deepest parts of the Dead Sea’s floor.

Watch: Why is the Dead Sea so salty?player

Dead Sea area rocked by earthquake

An earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter Scale felt in the area of the Dead Sea. No injuries or damage reported.

Dead Sea area rocked by earthquake

Kinneret rose 11 centimeters in May

Dead Sea level still dropping, but less than last year.

Kinneret rose 11 centimeters in Mayplayer

'World's longest salt cave' found in Israel

Israeli explorers say a salt cave with striking stalactites near the Dead Sea is the world's longest, beating the record-holder in Iran.

'World's longest salt cave' found in Israelplayer

New campaign calls on gov't to fix Israel's 'highway of blood'

After 17 Israelis killed on Dead Sea Highway within the last month alone, residents demand that the government prevent the next tragedy.

New campaign calls on gov't to fix Israel's 'highway of blood'

Driver involved in Dead Sea crash which killed family identified

Identity released of man suspected of driving under the influence in crash that wiped out Atar family.

Driver involved in Dead Sea crash which killed family identified

Atar family laid to rest

Hundreds attend funerals of the 8 members of the Atar family, killed in car accident near Dead Sea.

Atar family laid to restplayer

8 members of Samaria family killed in Dead Sea car accident

Parents, 6 children from community of Psagot killed in fatal head-on collision near Dead Sea. 'Inconceivable. A whole family is gone.'

8 members of Samaria family killed in Dead Sea car accidentplayer

Two adults, six children killed in Dead Sea crash

Family trapped in car burns to death following car crash on Route 90 near Dead Sea in southern Israel.

Two adults, six children killed in Dead Sea crashplayer

Jordan mourns after 20 schoolchildren killed

Following drowning, Jordan's King Abdullah says 'the pain of every mother and father is my pain'.

Jordan mourns after 20 schoolchildren killed

Victims identified in deadly crash near Dead Sea

Kfir and Shira Avitan of the Golan Heights identified as parents killed in tragic Dead Sea accident, along with daughter Gaya.

Victims identified in deadly crash near Dead Seaplayer

Parents and baby killed in car accident near the Dead Sea

A couple and their baby were killed after a bus collided with a private vehicle on Route 90 near the Dead Sea. 14 others lightly injured.

Parents and baby killed in car accident near the Dead Seaplayer

Suspect in fire at Dead Sea-area nature reserve indicted

Indictment filed for arson against one of the suspects arrested on September 11 for setting fire to the Einot Tzukim reserve.

Suspect in fire at Dead Sea-area nature reserve indictedplayer

Fire breaks out near Dead Sea

3 Arabs arrested on suspicion of starting fire which burned hundreds of acres in Einot Tzukim reserve.

Fire breaks out near Dead Sea

For the first time in decades: New hotels at the Dead Sea:

Tourism Ministry: El-Ad Group won tender, 400 new guest rooms will be built at Dead Sea.

For the first time in decades: New hotels at the Dead Sea:

Lapid: Jordan Valley will always remain part of Israel

Yesh Atid leader says during a tour of Jordan Valley that region will remain part of Israel in any potential peace deal.

Lapid: Jordan Valley will always remain part of Israel

9-year-old dies in Dead Sea hotel swimming pool

Girl drowns in hotel pool near Dead Sea in southern Israel.

9-year-old dies in Dead Sea hotel swimming pool

Parents of teens killed in flash flood demand gov't probe

Two months after 10 youths killed during school hike, parents demand Prime Minister form special gov't panel to investigate deaths.

Parents of teens killed in flash flood demand gov't probe

Police still searching for missing truck driver

Police, rescue units, continue search for truck driver who went missing during flash flood.

Police still searching for missing truck driver

Searches continue for driver missing after flash flood

Police find abandoned truck, remains of flood victim believed to be 10th fatality in fateful hike. Driver of truck still missing.

Searches continue for driver missing after flash flood

10 students killed after being swept away in flash flood

Teens from pre-army academy hit by flash flood during trip to southern Israel.

10 students killed after being swept away in flash floodplayer

Chilling prediction: 'We're all going to die'

Text messages sent by students who took part in fateful hike Thursday reveal predictions of disaster. 'I'm serious, we're going to die'.

Chilling prediction: 'We're all going to die'

Dead Sea's revival with Red Sea canal edges closer to reality

Jordan, Israel, may finally begin project to save Dead Sea from drying up.

Dead Sea's revival with Red Sea canal edges closer to reality

Water Authority: February 2018 was an arid month

Water Authority says Israel has a deficit of 2.5 billion cubic meters, Kinneret water level still half a meter below lower red line.

Water Authority: February 2018 was an arid month

Possible terror attack at Dead Sea

Stabbing on beach of Dead Sea may have been terror attack, police investigating incident.

Possible terror attack at Dead Sea

'Sinkholes are a death sentence for Dead Sea towns'

Local residents say Dead Sea sinkholes are sinking their livelihood.

'Sinkholes are a death sentence for Dead Sea towns'

Kinneret reaches record low

May sees more water evaporate from Kinneret than flow into it.

Kinneret reaches record low

'She was lying broken on the floor - it was a terrible sight'

Medics describe vicious attack on MDA staff attempting to treat patient.

'She was lying broken on the floor - it was a terrible sight'

MDA medic administers aid - and is brutally attacked

Medic treating a woman in the Dead Sea area in need of medical attention is attacked by the woman's partner.

MDA medic administers aid - and is brutally attackedplayer

45 year old hiker dies near Dead Sea

Man dies while hiking at river near Dead Sea during Pesach. Cause of death unknown.

45 year old hiker dies near Dead Sea

PM Netanyahu: We must act responsibly

PM says government working overtime to find Amona solution.

PM Netanyahu: We must act responsibly