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Oil spill suspected off Israel's coast

Suspected oil stains spotted less than 25 miles from Israel's beaches.

Oil spill suspected off Israel's coast

Officials give update on California oil spill

Officials provided an update on the massive oil spill in Orange County.

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Authorities probe southern California beach oil spill

Federal and state investigators probe cause of leakage of some 3,000 barrels of crude oil off southern California coast.

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California: Oil spill an 'environmental catastrophe'

A large oil spill off southern California coast described as an ‘environmental catastrophe’ by Huntington Beach mayor.

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Special in Uniform soldier: 'I came to help the sea creatures survive'

Special cleanup: Special in Uniform volunteers join the efforts to preserve the Mediterranean shore.

'I came to help the sea creatures survive'player

Oil spill off Israel's coast was 'environmental terrorism' by Iran

Environmental Protection Minister identifies Libyan ship which departed from Iran for Syria as the perpetrator of the massive spill.

Oil spill off Israel's coast was 'environmental terrorism'

Israel bans polluted sea products after oil spill

Israel imposed an indefinite ban on the sale of all seafood following massive Mediterranean oil spill.

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Watch: Israeli volunteers revive turtles following oil spill

Ruptly provided footage of turtles covered with tar being brought 'back to life' following oil spill which has spread to Israel's beaches.

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Suspected oil spill may be worst in Israel’s history

89% of Israel's coastline hit by massive tar spill, which experts say could damage Israeli beaches for years to come.

Suspected oil spill may be worst in Israel’s history

UN: Israel to Pay for 2006 Oil Spill in Lebanon

Non-binding resolution claims Israel caused massive oil spill from airstrike during 2006 war; Israel rejects biased resolution.

UNGA Demands Israel Pay for Oil Spill in Lebanon During 2006 War

Dep. Min. Akunis: We 'Have Control' Over Oil Spill

Workers have turned the tide in battle against the oil spill in the Arava last week, pollution won't reach Eilat, Environment Ministry says.

Dep. Min. Akunis: We 'Have Control' Over Oil Spill Mess

Officials Warn: Keep Away From Oil Spill Site

A study by Environment Ministry scientists shows that there is a high level of cancer-causing elements in the area of the Arava oil spill.

Officials Warn Israelis to Keep Away From Oil Spill Site

Rain Begins; Fear that Oil Spill May Reach Eilat

Environmental Protection Ministry attempts to absorb oil before it reaches Ein Evrona and flows to Gulf of Eilat.

As Heavy Rain Begins, Fear that Oil Spill May Reach Eilat

Bibi Taps Akunis as Deputy Environment Minister

MK Ofir Akunis (Likud) will deal with disastrous oil spill in the south.

Bibi Taps Akunis as Deputy Environment Minister

Oil Spill 'Israel's Biggest Ecological Disaster'

Energy expert says oil spill in southern Arava region especially bad due to material and location, notes danger of spreading damage.

Oil Spill 'Biggest Ecological Disaster Israel Has Seen'

State Comptroller to Investigate Arava Oil Spill

State Comptroller launches investigation over responsibility, as estimates over the damage more than double overnight.

Arava Oil Spill Disaster 60% Worse Than Originally Feared

Class-Action Suit Filed Against Oil Pipeline Co.

Lawsuit to the tune of 380 million shekel calls for damages to the National Parks Authority, Eilat residents over oil spill.

Suit Filed Against Pipeline Company for 'Environmental Disaster'

Oil Spill Will Take Years to Clean, Cost $7.6 Mil.

Professional assessments say it will take a year to clear waste, several years to rehabilitate important nature reserve from Arava spill.

Oil Spill Will Take Years to Clean, Cost $7.6 Million

Eilat Oil Spill Leaves Jordanians Short of Breath

80 Jordanians suffer trouble breathing over the border as Israel struggles to contain 1,000 cubic meter spill caused by car accident.

Eilat Oil Spill 'Not Foul Play'

Oil Spill Causes Closure of Main Road to Eilat

Crude oil leaks onto the main road leading to Eilat, shutting down highway and causing damage to nature reserve.

Oil Spill Causes Closure of Main Road to Eilat

BP Vows to Fight 'Excessive' Fines from Oil Spill

"BP will vigorously defend against gross negligence allegations," the energy giant said ahead of the start of a federal civil trial.

BP Vows to 'Vigorously' Fight 'Excessive' Fines from Oil Spill

Court Approves $4.5 Billion BP Payout for Spill

A US judge approved a $4.5 billion deal in which BP pleaded guilty to criminal charges from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Court Approves $4.5 Billion BP Payout for Oil Spill