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Deadly Storm Engulfs Middle East, Slows Syria Air Strikes

A heavy sandstorm swept across parts of the Middle East on Tuesday, killing two people and hospitalizing hundreds in Lebanon and disrupting fighting and air strikes in neighboring Syria. Clouds of dust also engulfed Israel, Jordan and Cyprus where aircraft were diverted to Pathos from Larnaca airport as visibility fell to 500 meters. "We have had sandstorms before, but not of this intensity. It's very rare for this time of year too and it's covering the entire...

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