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Amman, Oct.17 (Petra) -- A slight drop in temperatures is forecast Monday, but they remain around their annual average; therefor it will continue to be moderate in most pars of the kingdom and relatively hot in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea ...

In 1996, she was identified in a story from the Knight-Ridder News Service as a consultant for an Israeli cosmetic company selling products that incorporated minerals from the Dead Sea. In the most recent three-year reporting period, Matalon received ...
They weren't allowed to play catch along the Western Wall. But Mitch Glasser and his cousin, Corey Westfall, broke out their baseball gloves nearly everywhere else during a 2010 birthright trip to Israel - from the banks of the Dead Sea to the beaches ...
As narrated by the Christian and Jewish holy books, Moses did not enter the land and died on the Dead Sea's eastern shore in Moab.

Christian Mackenzie, owner of Halsa in Vancouver, tells us "the extreme amounts of salt are saltier than the Dead Sea." The result is that "you can totally relax into the experience as the effects of gravity are reduced.
New 25 Dead Sea scrolls are recently brought to light which date back around 2000 years and hold the text from the Hebrew Bible.
A collection of more than 25 fragments from the fabled Dead Sea Scrolls has been published, providing a priceless look into the state of the Hebrew Bible nearly 2,000 years in the past.
biologists collected 3,340 sick, starving and Dead Sea lions that washed ashore in Central and Southern California from January through May 2015, more than 10 times the average for that period, NOAA officials said.
About 70 years ago, young Bedouin shepherds drove their flocks to the ancient settlement of Qumran, one of the shores of the Dead Sea to the northwest and so did one of the greatest discoveries of the twentieth century. Inside a grotto, they found an ...
Rock critics and college professors pored over the lyrics to his songs with the conscientiousness of rabbinical scholars scrutinizing the Dead Sea Scrolls. Everyone wanted - no, demanded - to know how an ordinary mortal could pen lyrics like "ghosts ...
Both sides have been motivated to reach an understanding in recent months, as Israel searches for potential customers for its newfound energy reserves in the Dead Sea, and NATO-allied Turkey strives to regain regional power, according to Al-Jazeera.
At 124 hectares, Cavan Burren Park is regarded as one of the finest integrated prehistoric landscapes in Ireland, featuring historical monuments, megalithic tombs, hut sites, prehistoric rock art and echoes of a Dead Sea dating back 350 million years ago.
It is bordered on the west by Israel and the Dead Sea, on the north by Syria, on the east by Iraq, and on the south by Saudi Arabia.
Dozens of new fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls dating from the time of Christ and before are being published for the first time, according to a report in Live science.
Hardy hikers and families with young children can all enjoy the easiest and most accessible hike in the Dead Sea area. (It's even wheelchair accessible at the beginning.

He referred to scores of other incidents involving dead baby dugongs and boatloads of Dead Sea turtles that he said were killed by Indigenous hunters.
Close your eyes and imagine that you are lying by the Dead Sea, breathing in the healthy, fresh air, listening to the waves crashing on the beach, one slowly after another.
Okay, you got to really be into SEO to go to Israel's Dead Sea and put all that Dead Sea mud on your body by have a friend carve out the letters SEO on your back.
Though the term "Dead Sea Scrolls" has been applied scrolls found in other caves around the Judean Desert, it is more specifically used to refer to the scrolls first discovered in the caves near the ancient settlement of Qumran between 1947 and 1956.
More than 25 previously unpublished "Dead Sea Scroll" fragments, dating back 2,000 years and holding text from the Hebrew Bible, have been brought to light, their contents detailed in two new books.
Report sick, injured, entangled or Dead Sea turtles to the FWC's Wildlife Alert Hotline: 1-888-404-3922, #FWC or *FWC on a cell phone or text Tip@MyFWC.
The new India is traveling like never before. Thanks to the travel spirit, knowledge, awareness and disposable income in hand, the new generation of travelers are a tad bit different from the earlier breed.
Back in the 1980s, the road alongside the Israeli side of the Dead Sea turned into a giant parking lot around the fall holidays.
"When I saw this box with something black, I never imagined it would be possible to do anything with it," says Elena Libman, head of laboratory at the Dead Sea Scrolls project. Virtual unwrapping begins with a three dimensional scan of the damaged ...
According to Pilson, Manatee County Parks and natural resources is responsible for the crews that remove the Dead Sea life and transport it inland to landfills.
Dr. Karl Kutz, a Multnomah University professor, and a number of his students will present their recently published research on several Dead Sea Scrolls fragments at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at Multnomah University. In addition, the Museum of the ...
... CEO of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) commented that for many migrants rescued at sea by NGOs it was: "Treating them, sometimes for the first time, as human beings.
The text in the scroll found at the En-Gedi excavation site in Israel decades ago has none, according to Emanuel Tov, an expert on the Dead Sea scrolls at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. "We have never found something as striking as this," Tov said.
Researchers hope to use the technology to peek inside other ancient documents too fragile to unwrap, like some of the Dead Sea Scrolls and papyrus scrolls carbonized in the Mt. Vesuvius volcano eruption in 79 CE. Researchers believe the technology ...
The Dead Sea, Sept. 30 (Petra) -- The Global Network Summit kicked off here on Friday, under the patronage of HRH Crown Prince Al-Hussein bin Abdullah.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials said leaving Dead Sea turtles at the Waimanalo Gulch is a normal procedure for the agency.
The Dead Sea, Sept. 30 (Petra) -- The Global Network Summit kicked off here on Friday, under the patronage of HRH Crown Prince Al-Hussein bin Abdullah.
A sea lion carcass washed up on the beach in Vancouver's Point Grey neighbourhood is attracting plenty of attention, and some beach users are hoping that someone steps in to dispose of the bloating beast.
Beijing, Sept 30 (Reuters) - A salt lake, known as China's Dead Sea, has become a popular tourist attraction after turning red.
With the recent increase of Dead Sea otters found ashore, it's clear that things aren't looking great for the sea otter population.
I recall the first time, nearly 20 years ago, that I heard him speak about his vision for a Red Sea-Dead Sea canal - how it could prevent the Dead Sea from further withering and, just as importantly, develop an area within both southern Jordan and ...
AMMONNEWS - The "peace Canal" will link the Dead Sea with the Red Sea. For the moment at least, it is mainly just filling newspaper columns.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials said leaving Dead Sea turtles at the Waimanalo Gulch is a normal procedure for the agency.
The red-hued Yuncheng Salt Lake, also known as "China's Dead Sea", has recently become a popular destination for thousands of fascinated tourists.
"Going through these tapes was like finding the Dead Sea Scrolls," Joe Richman, the founder and executive producer of the podcast Radio Diaries, says about the interviews Studs Terkel recorded while writing his influential oral history, Working: People ...
This is actually the second agreement with Jordan: it had previously committed to import gas from Israel for its Dead Sea chemicals companies.
For the second half of the festival, 5:30 to 7 p.m., there will all be square dancing for both beginners and experienced square dancers led by Old-Time Square Dance with the Dead Sea Squirrels and caller Tony Parkes as well as food from local vendors.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials said the agency typically dumps Dead Sea turtles at the landfill.
It all started with an excellent idea: make use of the 417 metres' difference in elevation between the seas to bring water to the Dead Sea, whose name has never seemed so apposite. The latter's level is falling by around eight centimetres each month.
The colour of an ancient salt lake in the Chinese city of Yuncheng in Shanxi Province has turned to rose pink on one side because of the spread of red-coloured algae called dunaliella salina.
When I was studying religion in the mid-nineties the Dead Sea Scrolls, then referred to as the 'Q texts' (discovered in the caves of Wadi Qumran in the West Bank), were all the rage.
Tel Aviv - Driving back to this city last Saturday from the lowest place on the planet, the Dead Sea, I spotted heavy machinery transplanting young date palms in the desert sand, close to the water that is so salty only single-cell organisms can survive.
Similar conditions are forecast to prevail Wednesday in most regions, but it will be relatively hot in the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea and the gulf of Aqaba, the JMD added. A slight rise in temperatures is forecast on Thursday, but it will remain ...


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