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#Dead Sea

# dead-sea - Monday 9 December, 2013

Deal signed to save shrinking Dead Sea by connecting it with Red Sea

Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinians signed the agreement in Washington today.

# dead-sea - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Google launches Dead Sea Scrolls online library

Only five conservators worldwide are authorized to handle the Dead Sea Scrolls, but now, everyone can view them.

# dead-sea - Monday 26 September, 2011

Two-thousand-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls go online

A joint project by Google and Israel’s national museum allows people to search high-resolution images of the scrolls for specific passages and translate verses into English.

# dead-sea - Monday 25 July, 2011

Israeli forces announce weapons boat seizure

Military says two Palestinian men who were on board the vessel were arrested.

# dead-sea - Monday 13 June, 2011

Dead Sea threatened both by shrinking and flooding

While the water level of the fabled Dead Sea is dropping nearly 1.2 metres a year – part of it is also overflowing and threatening one of Israel’s key tourism destinations.