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Sandstorm Engulfs Israel, Prompting Health Warning
Description: A severe dust storm arrived in Israel, covering parts of the country in a heavy haze that could pose a health risk to some. The sandstorm also swept across other parts of the Middle East, killing two people and hospitalizing hundreds in Lebanon, and killing six and disrupting air strikes in neighboring Syria. It also covered parts of Jordan and Cyprus where aircraft were diverted as visibility fell to 500 meters. [Source: Haaretz]
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Source: Haaretz
Publish Date: 9/8/2015
Reading Level: Basic
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