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Snow closes roads in Israel,is
a source of wonder in Egypt

L.A.Times, by Laura King and Batsheva Sobelman

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Posted By:Jakester2344, 12/14/2013 2:20:47 PM

CAIRO -- Snow coated domes and minarets Friday as a record Middle East storm compounded the suffering of Syrian refugees, sent the Israeli army scrambling to dig out stranded motorists and gave Egyptians a rare glimpse of snow in their capital. Nearly three feet of snow closed roads in and out of Jerusalem, which is set in high hills, and thousands in and around the city were left without power. Israeli soldiers and police rescued hundreds trapped in their cars by snow and ice. In the West Bank, the branches of olive trees groaned under the weight of snow. In

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 12/14/2013 2:47:12 PM     (No. 9653906)

I love it when my global warming comes in white powdered form.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dirtyjersey, 12/14/2013 3:56:41 PM     (No. 9653979)

I thought children wouldn´t know what snow looked like by now.

Well, I´m sure our sinful use of carbon will cause something else to happen. And it will be bad. Really bad. I mean really bad. Al Gore told us so.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 12/14/2013 4:26:28 PM     (No. 9654017)

Maybe the rapture will come in my lifetime. Hope so.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Illinois Mom, 12/14/2013 5:41:08 PM     (No. 9654066)

Maybe those pictures of Baby Jesus in the snowy stable were right after all?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bpl40, 12/14/2013 5:50:17 PM     (No. 9654071)

Today, to the day, is the fifth anniversary of the Gorebot confidently proclaiming that the Arctic would be ice free by 2013.

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