Nur al-Cubicle

A blog on the current crises in the Middle East and news accounts unpublished by the US press. Daily timeline of events in Iraq as collected from stories and dispatches in the French and Italian media: Le Monde (Paris), Il Corriere della Sera (Milan), La Repubblica (Rome), L'Orient-Le Jour (Beirut) and occasionally from El Mundo (Madrid).

Friday, July 21, 2006

Lebanon also hit by ecological disaster

If human disaster and a river of blood are not enough, Israel has caused a black tide. Millions of barrels of oil released from destroyed fuel storage tanks have formed a giant oil slick between Shekka and Sidon. This extends down three-quarters of the coastline.


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