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At least 300 dead in 7.3 magnitude earthquake along the Iran-Iraq border

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake was recorded along the Iran-Iraq border on Sunday night. The Iranian and Iraqi authorities reported that at least 300 are...

Powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake on Iran-Iraq border reaches Israel

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale was felt throughout Israel Sunday evening. The source was a 7.3 magnitude earthquake that rocked the...

Tsunami hazard signs unveiled at Tel Aviv beach towards upcoming awareness day

With World Tsunami Awareness Day coming up on Sunday, the Tel Aviv-Jaffa Municipality together with Israel Police and Israeli emergency authorities unveiled the city’s...

Erdan: “Nobody here is talking about politics- just about saving lives”

Amid high tensions and political deadlock, Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority put aside their differences to prepare for potential natural disasters that might...

Watch: Widespread infrastructure safety flaws in Israel

The 2017 annual State Comptroller Report revealed some worrying facts regarding the state of infrastructure in Israel. Among the issues brought up are the...

Israel, Jordan and the PA conduct regional disaster exercise

Despite the conflict, Israel and the Palestinian Authority will engage in a five-day international disaster exercise sponsored by the European Union, during which government,...

35 killed, 200 missing in one of California’s deadliest wildfires to date

Nearly a week has passed since the deadly fires first broke out in California and firefighters have not yet gained control of the flames....

California wildfires kill 31, hundreds still missing

As thousands of firefighters continue to battle the massive California wildfires for the fifth day, the death toll has risen to 31. More than...

California wildfires kill 10, destroy thousands of properties overnight

Fast-moving and large-scale wildfires burned through northern California counties on Monday night and were propelled by strong dry winds. Reports by US media outlets...

After making second landfall in US, Hurricane Nate weakens to tropical storm

Hurricane Nate first made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River in Louisiana and weakened to a Category 1 hurricane after making its...