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Sharks spotted at Israel's beaches: 'Stay out of the water'

As temperatures skyrocket in Israel, and Mediterranean sharks flock to shallow waters, experts advise staying away from the creatures.

Sharks spotted at Israel's beaches: 'Stay out of the water'player

Beaches to reopen after tar spill

After careful testing and the involvement of numerous ministries, Israel's Mediterranean coast is slowly getting back to normal.

Beaches to reopen after tar spill

Drama off the coast of Tel Aviv

Police naval team rescues windsurfer who was carried out far from shore while surfing by Tel Aviv beach.

Watch: Drama off the coast of Tel Avivplayer

Turkish ships chase Israeli ship out of Cyprus' waters

Israeli research ship sailing with Cyprus geologist in Cyprus' waters is forced to leave the area. 'Turkey wants to show it's in charge.'

Turkish ships chase Israeli ship out of Cyprus' waters

Russian fighter jet intercepts American plane over Mediterranean

Su-35 fighter harasses US Navy aircraft over Mediterranean Sea, repeatedly intercepting it in 'unsafe' manner.

Russian fighter jet intercepts American plane over Mediterranean

Sea turtle with damaged shell is found to be pregnant

An injured sea turtle which was brought for treatment last week had to be brought back to the Mediterranean Sea to lay her eggs.

Sea turtle with damaged shell is found to be pregnant

Russian war games cause delays at Israeli airports

As Russia gears up for largest military drills since Cold War, Israeli air authority warns of serious delays to flights.

Russian war games cause delays at Israeli airports

Man drowns at Tel Aviv beach

MDA warns people to be careful as yet another person drowns to death in the Mediterranean Sea.

Man drowns at Tel Aviv beach

Watch: Whale spotted off the coast of Israel

A ten meters long baby whale was seen swimming off the coast of Caesarea.

Watch: Whale spotted off the coast of Israel

Search for crashed EgyptAir plane narrows

Search for plane which crashed over the Mediterranean has narrowed to a five-kilometer-wide area.

Search for crashed EgyptAir plane narrows

Watch: Israel prepares for tsunami

The last major tsunami in the Mediterranean Sea was over 800 years ago, but that doesn't mean Israelis shouldn't be prepared for one.

Watch: Israel prepares for tsunamiplayer

Saving the Mediterranean Fish Population

Just three changes to the fishing industry could make a world of difference for the environment, one activist tells Arutz Sheva.

Watch: Saving the Dwindling Mediterranean Fish Populationplayer

700 Migrants Believed Dead in Boat Capsizing

Second tragic incident in a week in which hundreds of African migrants presumed dead in boat sinking off coast of Libya in Mediterranean.

700 African Migrants Believed Dead after Boat Capsizes

Terrorists Attack Egyptian Vessel in Mediterranean

An Egyptian navy vessel comes under attack in the Mediterranean, leaving eight servicemen missing at sea.

Terrorists Attack Egyptian Vessel in the Mediterranean

Iran: Warships Were In Mediterranean Last 4 Years

Iranian naval commander declares ships operating in range of Israeli coast and worldwide for years.

Iran: Our Warships Were In Mediterranean Last 4 Years

Navy Ship Capsizes Near Ashkelon

'Wasp' model ship, one of the navy's fastest and set piece in security patrols, overturns 1.5 km off Ashkelon coast.

Navy Ship Capsizes Near Ashkelon

Russia Sends Most Powerful Ships to Mediterranean

In show of force, Russia radically expands Middle East presence by sending 'aircraft carrier killer', nuclear battleship to Syrian shores.

Russia Sends Most Powerful Ships to Mediterraneanplayer

Defense Minister Downplays Missile Exercise

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon downplays joint US-Israel missile exercise which briefly alarmed Russian officials.

Defense Minister Downplays Mediterranean Missile Exercise

Analyst: Mideast Gas a Chance for U.S.

The natural gas fields in the Mediterranean provide the United States with an opportunity to break with Turkey, according to Seth Cropsey.

Analyst: Mideast Gas a Chance for U.S. to Break with Turkey

Moscow Announces All Military Staff Out of Syria

All of Russia’s military personnel have been evacuated from Syria, including its Mediterranean base at Tartus, Moscow has announced.

Moscow Announces All Military Personnel Evacuated from Syria

Cyprus Inks Gas Deal with US-Israel Energy Group

Cyprus has signed a deal with the US-Israeli Noble Energy firm to build a liquified natural gas plant to exploit its untapped reserves.

Cyprus Inks Gas Deal with US-Israel Noble Energy Group

Israel and Cyprus to Hold Joint Military Exercise

Israel will send warships to the eastern Mediterranean for a joint military exercise with Cyprus on April 25, reports a Cypriot daily.

Israel and Cyprus to Hold Joint Military Exercise

Lebanon Ready to Start Drilling for Natural Gas

Lebanon is technically ready to start drilling for offshore natural gas reserves, its energy minister says.

Lebanon Ready to Start Drilling for Natural Gas Reserves

Commandos Rescue Family on Yacht near Lebanon

Elite Navy commandos rescued parents and three children whose disabled yacht was stranded dangerously close to Lebanon early Tuesday.

Commandos Rescue Family on Sinking Yacht near Lebanon

Iran Says Its Navy Will Patrol High Seas

Iran’s routine claims of military prowess reach a new climax: Its warships will patrol the high seas “to protect tankers.” Flotilla clash?

Iran Says Its Navy Will Patrol High Seas

Israel to Deploy '20,000 Commandos' to Cyprus?

Israel plans to deploy approximately 20,000 troops in Greek Cyprus to protect its energy projects in the region, Turkish news agency claims

Turkish Report: Israel to Deploy '20,000 Commandos' to Cyprus

Pentagon: Iranian Warships Didn't Dock in Syria

US military officials disputed reports that Iranian warships docked in Syria over the weekend.

Pentagon: Iranian Warships Didn't Dock in Syria

Iranian Warships in the Mediterranean

Iranian warships have entered the Mediterranean for the second time in two years.

Iranian Warships in the Mediterranean

Video: Tourism To Surpass Records

Israel is hosting the 18th International Mediterranean Tourism Market show. Tourism in Israel is booming – and will get even better.

Video: Tourism To Surpass Recordsplayer

Netanyahu to Become 1st Israeli PM to Visit Cyprus

PM Binyamin Netanyahu is about to become the first Israeli prime minister to make a state visit to Cyprus.

Netanyahu to Become 1st Israeli PM to Visit Cyprus

7 Israelis Rescued From Wrecked Ship

At least seven Israelis are among those rescued from a luxury cruise ship that ran aground and sank near Italy's Giglio island.

7 Israelis Rescued From Wrecked Cruise Ship

Italian Cruise Ship Sinks, Missing and Dead

Search teams are racing against time to find and rescue missing cruise passengers and crew from waters of the Mediterranean near Italy.

Italian Cruise Ship Sinks, Missing and Deadplayer

Iran Threatens the US East Coast

Iran is threatening to send war ships to the East Coast of the United States in a major escalation with America.

Iran Threatens the US East Coast

Stormy Weather? Time to Windsurf

INNTV filmed the stormy waves of the Mediterranean and met the intrepid Israeli windsurfing champ who sett out to sea on the stormiest day of all.

Video: Stormy Weather in Israel? Perfect Day for Windsurfing!player

'Viva Palestina' Heads for Syria

A British legislator has led his convoy of aid for Gaza out of Aqaba and is now heading for Syria after learning the Egyptians cannot be pressured.

'Viva Palestina' Blocked at Red Sea, Will Try for Gaza Via Syria