That's all Lebanon needed, a deadly sandstorm to accompany the government's paralysis, crumbling infrastructure, rolling demonstrations, and pervasive frustration.
The dust stopped Syrian regime airstrikes, but left thousands in war-torn Syria and nearby refugee camps at risk.
Some residents wrote they felt like it was "the end of the world" and questioned how they could "survive such bad weather
ScienceNOW, the daily online news service of the journal Science Midair collisions of sand particles can double the strength
Considering that Beijing's plans for addressing the record levels of air pollution, 45 times the recommended safety levels, were greeted with little enthusiasm, this blogger would like to offer another one: time to abandon Beijing.
The gigantic wall of sand rapidly approaches, stretching from horizon to horizon, and Poole realizes there's nowhere to run
The longstanding mystery surrounding the Lost Army of Cambyses -- 50,000 Persian soldiers swallowed up in a hurricane-force sandstorm in 525 BC -- had finally been solved.
In what is said to be the worst in recent memory, a massive week-long sandstorm descended on Iraq last week, sending hundreds