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Massive Dust Storm Strikes Middle-East

Massive Dust Storm Strikes Middle-East An unseasonably powerful dust storm swept across the Middle-East, covering Beirut and Damascus while killing at least two and hospitalizing hundreds in Lebanon; all resulting in the halting of airstrikes in neighboring Syria. People across the region have posted stunning pictures online of huge clouds of dust along with apocalyptic anecdotes, cries of alleged weather manipulation can be heard throughout social media. ┬áThe deadly sandstorm is so large it can be seen from space, as captured by NASA’s Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument aboard the Aqua satellite. ┬áThe image shows raging dust and sand, which...