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Devastating hearth might power Cuba to resort to floating oil storage

An inferno at Cuba’s largest oil storage facility has killed not less than one firefighter, injured many extra, and threatens to additional swell the gasoline import invoice for the impoverished island nation that depends on overseas oil for all the things from transportation to its energy grid. Cuban officers might have to scramble to arrange costly floating storage capability to deal with imports aimed toward easing an acute gasoline shortage, sources and specialists mentioned on Monday.

Israel re-opens Gaza crossings as truce with Palestinians holds

Israel reopened border crossings into Gaza on Monday following an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with the militant Islamic Jihad group that ended the bloodiest escalation of preventing across the unstable Palestinian enclave in additional than a yr.