Breaking News Photos Top Stories World

PICS: Israel seeks foreign assistance to battle wildfires

PICS: Israel seeks foreign assistance to battle wildfires
Israelis drive past a fire in the northern Israeli port city of Haifa on November 24, 2016. Hundreds of Israelis fled their homes on the outskirts of the country's third city Haifa with others trapped inside as firefighters struggled to control raging bushfires, officials said. / AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ

Smoke billows from a house as a fire rages in the northern Israeli port city of Haifa on November 24, 2016. Hundreds of Israelis fled their homes on the outskirts of the country’s third city Haifa with others trapped inside as firefighters struggled to control raging bushfires, officials said.
AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP