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# Dead Sea

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Deal signed to save shrinking Dead Sea by connecting it with Red Sea
Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinians signed the agreement in Washington today.
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.
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.
Israeli forces announce weapons boat seizure
Military says two Palestinian men who were on board the vessel were arrested.
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.