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Ukrainian doctors perform heart surgery on child in darkness

Operation goes forward after Russian missiles lead to power outage in Kyiv hospital.

Ukrainian doctors perform heart surgery on child in darknessplayer

Hundreds of families left without power over weekend

Some Jerusalem areas suffered lengthy power outages over Shabbat. Electric Corporation: 'Weather conditions caused supply disruptions.'

Hundreds of families left without power over weekend

Lebanon suffers national blackout

Lebanon's state electricity company says blackout caused by protesters who sabotaged key substation.

Lebanon suffers national blackout

Lebanon left without power, outage could last days

Lebanon's two largest power stations shut down due to fuel shortage, causing power outage.

Lebanon left without power, outage could last days

2 dead, thousands without power after mudslide strikes in Japan

Graphic social media footage shows a mountainside spontaneously collapsing, sweeping several houses away in seconds.

2 dead,  thousands without power after mudslide strikes in Japan

Massive online outage sparks jokes of "internet apocalypse"

Tuesday morning multiple websites and platforms were unavailable worldwide, causing a mini panic among confused users.

Massive online outage sparks jokes of "internet apocalypse"

Mysterious explosion along Syria gas pipe shuts electricity

Syria left without electricity due to gas pipeline explosion.

Mysterious explosion in Syria shuts electricityplayer

Rescue efforts abound during national power outage

Israel saw nation-wide power outages today (Tuesday) following malfunctions in the generators of the Electricity Authority.

People rescued from elevators during nation-wide power outage

Again: 15,000 homes lose power

Following rain on Wednesday, power lines in central Israel was hurt and tens of thousands are without electricity.

Israeli town turns into a 'river' as 15,000 homes lose powerplayer

Power is back everywhere, says Electric Company

A full three days after flash storm, IEC says all but a few customers have been reconnected.

Power is back everywhere, says Electric Company

IEC workers agree to fix storm outages

Employees and management reach agreement after organized slowdown affects tens of thousands who lost power in storm.

IEC workers agree to fix outages but 60,000 still suffering

Massive Electrical Outages Due to State Bribery?

Investigation recordings expose state-run IEC officials took $20 million bribe to push faulty system that crashed project to stop outages.

Massive Electrical Outages Caused by State Bribery?

4,500 Homes Remain Without Power

Power outages continue throughout Israel as storm moves into second day; many roads blocked in affected areas as well.

4,500 Homes Remain Without Power

Storm Leaves 10,000 without Electricity

Thousands still without power in Netanya, Herzliya, Ra'anana, and Rishon Lezion; electricity demand expected to break records.

Storm Leaves 10,000 without Electricity

17,000 Homes Left Without Electricity in Snowstorm

Aside from closing Jerusalem, Tzfat and Golan, storm has left thousands without power nation-wide, major damage in Netanya.

17,000 Homes Left Without Electricity in Snowstorm

Police Chief on Snowstorm: Prepared for the Worst

Jerusalem shuts down after snow in north closes Tzfat, various widespread power outages, expected Tel Aviv floods.

Jerusalem Lockdown, Police Chief: We're Prepared for the Worstplayer

Days After Rocket Barrage Gaza Left Powerless

Lone Gaza power plant shuts down Saturday lacking fuel. Israel cites Hamas fight with PA over fuel taxes as culprit.

Days After Rocket Barrage Gaza Left Powerless

Vandalism Plunges Samaria Jews into Darkness

Jews in Samaria suffer blackout. The problem: power line is routed through a hostile Arab town.

Vandalism Plunges Samaria Jews into Darkness

Report: Israel Increasing Gaza Electricity Supply

Senior PA source claims deal being reached with Israel to increase supply to Gaza, source of funding to be decided.

Report: Israel to Increase Electricity Supply to Gaza

Powerless Gaza Blames Israel - Again

Lone power plant shuts down only 12 days after being restarted. Israel blamed, although Egypt's siege has cut off fuel smuggling.

Powerless Gaza Blames Israel - Again

Toronto: At Least 50,000 Still Without Power

One week after a massive ice storm, between 50-100,000 Torontonians remain in the dark.

Toronto: At Least 50,000 Still Without Power

IEC Head: Storm Cost Us a Billion Shekels

According to IEC chairman Eli Glickman, the damage to Israel's electrical system during the recent winter storm was one billion shekels.

IEC Head: Storm Cost Us a Billion Shekels

Millions Without Power, LaGuardia Airport Closed

More than 6.2 million people were without power, and New York's LaGuardia Airport remained closed as a result of Hurricane Sandy.

Millions Without Power, LaGuardia Airport Closed

Inspectors Check Nuke Plants Ahead of Sandy

Extra inspectors double check nuclear plants in 5 states along the East Coast as Hurricane Sandy powers up. A7 readers, send pics!

Inspectors Check Nuke Power Plants Ahead of Hurricane Sandy player

Landau: Save Electricity, Or We'll Turn Juice Off

Israel is in the midst of an energy crisis that may peak this weekend, officials said, warning that power cuts could result.

Landau: Save Electricity, Or We'll Turn the Juice Off

Boro Park in the Dark

Exploding manhole covers, electrical transformers on fire, and an entire Brooklyn neighborhood left a wedding hall in the dark.

Boro Park in the Dark

Israel Considers Power Shortage for Summer

Israel is considering how to deal with possible power shortages this summer after Egypt reneged on its contract to supply natural gas.

Israel Considers Power Shortage for Summer