Israel, Jordan, Palestinians ink water-sharing deal

Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians have signed a "historic" water-sharing initiative at the World Bank in Washington that could protect the Dead Sea from rising demand for water in the region.

Israel, Jordan, Palestinians to sign Red Sea-Dead Sea deal

Representatives of Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians will today sign a "historic" agreement to link the Red Sea with the shrinking Dead Sea, an Israeli minister said.

Jordan to launch `first phase` of Dead Sea canal

Jordan on Monday said it plans to build parts of a project linking the Red Sea to the shrinking Dead Sea that would supply the parched country with desalinated water.

Everest stone installed near Dead Sea in Israel

A monument with embedded stones from the Mount Everest region has been placed near the Dead Sea in Israel, completing the link between the two extreme points on Earth.

Dead Sea Monument installed in Mount Everest region

A monument containing a stone from the Dead Sea in Israel has been placed in Nepal`s Mount Everest region in a tourism initiative linking the lowest and highest points on Earth.

`Middle East has lost 144 cubic km of water`

The Middle East has lost 144 cubic km of water between 2003 and 2010, nearly equal to the staggering volume of the Dead Sea, show data provided by the NASA satellites.

Dead Sea may vanish completely soon: Scientists

The Dead Sea had almost disappeared once some 120,000 years ago.

Dead Sea died 120,000 years ago

Sediments found after drilling into the core of the Dead Sea have revealed that the lake almost disappeared 120,000 years ago.

Dead Sea is not quite dead yet: Scientists

The `Dead Sea` is not quite dead yet, as freshwater springs are still feeding the drying water body.

Dip in Dead Sea may help diabetics

Floating in the Dead Sea for just 20 minutes may help diabetics lower blood sugar levels, according to a study.

Dip in Dead Sea may help diabetics

Floating in the Dead Sea for just 20 minutes may help diabetics lower blood sugar levels, according to a study.

Israel intercepts boat with weapons on Dead Sea

The Israeli military was treating the incident as an attempted weapons-smuggling operation.

Scientists digging for climate history beneath Dead Sea

A team of scientists has been digging deep beneath
the Dead Sea to collect a record of climate change and
earthquake history stretching back half a million years.

Dead Sea air filled with high levels of oxidized Mercury

Scientists discovered that the atmosphere over the Dead Sea is laden with oxidized mercury.

Dead Sea needs world help to stay alive

The Dead Sea may soon shrink to a lifeless pond as Middle East political strife blocks vital measures needed to halt the decay of the world`s lowest and saltiest body of water, experts say.