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  • How gas could warm relations between Israel and Turkey

    June 21, 2016 | 11:36 am

    On the sidelines of a nuclear security summit in Washington in March, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a private meeting with Israel's energy minister, Yuval Steinitz. It was the highest level contact between Israel and Turkey since diplomatic relations broke down six...

  • Knesset to vote on controversial natural gas deal

    June 29, 2015 | 1:27 pm

    The Israeli Knesset is set to vote on a recent Cabinet decision to override the Antitrust Authority and enact a controversial agreement on the development of Israel’s offshore natural gas reserves.

    On Sunday, the Cabinet voted to allow the government to override the Antitrust...

  • Delivery system for a lot of gas

    By Steve Greenberg

    February 5, 2014 | 1:49 pm

  • For the record: Hitler did use chemical weapons, Chris Matthews

    August 28, 2013 | 9:52 am

    On Tuesday’s “Morning Joe” program on MSNBC, Chris Matthews made a declaration about the use of chemical weapons that is raising some hackles. Speaking about Syria, he said:

    If you basically put down a red line and say don’t use chemical weapons, and it’s been enforced in the...

  • Protesters chant ‘Hamas, Jews to gas’ in Antwerp

    November 19, 2012 | 10:22 am

    Belgian extreme-right and extreme-left activists participated in a demonstration in Antwerp where some participants reportedly called for Jews to be gassed.

    Approximately 150 demonstrators gathered Sunday afternoon outside the Provinciehuis, a concert hall in the Flemish capital,...

  • Russia tells Syria Chemical Arms Threat Unacceptable

    July 25, 2012 | 8:57 am

    Russia has told the Syrian government clearly that it is unacceptable to threaten to use chemical weapons, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday in its strongest condemnation of a recent warning by a Syrian official.

    In a meeting with Syria’s ambassador to Moscow, Deputy...

  • Assad chemical weapons plans blocked by Moscow

    July 24, 2012 | 3:29 pm

    Increasingly under pressure by rebels intent on unseating him, Bashar al-Assad has considered using chemical weapons against his enemies but Washington and Moscow have formed an unlikely alliance to force him to abandon such plans.

    Analysts and diplomats across the region and beyond...

  • Egypt ends gas deal with Israel, stakeholder says

    April 22, 2012 | 2:24 pm

    Egypt’s energy companies have terminated a long-term deal to supply Israel with gas after the cross-border pipeline sustained months of sabotage since a revolt last year, a stakeholder in the deal said on Sunday.

    Ampal-American Israel Corporation, a partner in the East...

  • Remove Israeli envoy, stop gas exports, Egyptian parliament demands

    March 13, 2012 | 10:20 am

    The Egyptian parliament voted unanimously on a statement calling for the deportation of Israel’s ambassador and stopping gas exports to Israel.

    The People’s Assembly passed the resolution Monday night stating that the halting of gas exports is in protest against attacks by Israel on...

  • Blast hits Egypt gas pipeline serving Jordan, Israel

    March 5, 2012 | 12:37 pm

    An Egyptian pipeline carrying gas to Israel and Jordan was bombed on Monday, the 13th such attack since President Hosni Mubarak was toppled in 2011, witnesses said.

    The attack on the installation that crosses the increasingly volatile Sinai region occurred in the Massaeed area west...

  • Iran parliament vote seen bolstering Supreme Leader

    March 2, 2012 | 8:57 am

    Iranians voted on Friday in a parliamentary election likely to reinforce Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s power over rival hardliners led by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

    Iranian leaders were looking for a high turnout to ease an acute crisis of legitimacy caused by...

  • Egypt arrests man in connection with gas line attacks

    December 27, 2011 | 3:48 pm

    An Egyptian man, 20, has been arrested in connection with several attacks on a pipeline in the Sinai that carries gas to Israel.

    The Egyptian state news agency MENA made the announcement Tuesday. The suspect is reported to be a resident of Arish, near the site of several of the...

  • Egyptian gas flows again to Israel

    October 24, 2011 | 9:00 am

    Egypt has renewed pumping gas to Israel through a pipeline that has been attacked six times in less than a year.

    It is the first time that gas has flowed to Israel through the pipeline since July.

    The return of Egyptian gas began on Sunday, after a short test the previous week. Gas...

  • Egyptian gas pipeline to Israel attacked for sixth time

    September 27, 2011 | 11:26 am

    A pipeline that carries gas from Egypt to Israel was attacked for the sixth time in less than a year.

    Three men fired on the pipeline at a pumping station in the northern Sinai on Tuesday morning, according to reports. The pipeline, which also serves Jordan then exploded.

    It was...

  • Blast destroys Egypt gas pipeline to Israel, Jordan

    September 26, 2011 | 8:17 pm

    An explosion destroyed an Egyptian pipeline in Sinai on Tuesday that supplies Israel and Jordan with gas, security sources and witnesses said.

    The security sources said the explosion happened west of the city of al-Arish. Witnesses said 15-metre high flames could be seen shooting up...

  • So much for trying to be a Good Samaritan…

    By Julia Bendis

    July 26, 2011 | 11:22 am

    Driving today, I came to a car that broke down. I got out of my car and went to ask if they needed help. As I approached the two men standing around, they both stared at me as if to say: “What do you want?”

    I asked if they were alright, and needed any help. At first they...

  • Egypt resumes some gas flow to Israel after attack

    July 6, 2011 | 10:14 am

    Egypt resumed supplying some gas to Israel following an attack on the gas line, but only a small portion of the gas due is being supplied.

    Terrorists on July 4 blew up a section of the pipeline that carries gas from Egypt to Israel and Jordan, the third time that the pipeline has...

  • Egypt still not supplying gas to Israel

    June 2, 2011 | 1:34 pm

    Egypt has not resumed supplying gas to Israel, despite a month ago repairing a pipeline that was attacked by terrorists.

    Egypt’s oil minister said Thursday that the need to secure the pipeline against future attacks, not politics, were preventing the resumption of supplying gas to...

  • Egypt questions Mubarak on gas deal with Israel

    April 25, 2011 | 10:22 am

    Egyptian judicial authorities have extended deposed President Hosni Mubarak’s detention to question him regarding a natural gas deal with Egypt.

    Egypt lost more than $714 million in the deal, Egypt’s prosecutor said in a statement, the New York Times reported.

    The extension of...

  • Egypt resumes supplying gas to Israel

    March 16, 2011 | 11:10 am

    Egypt resumed supplying Israel with natural gas after a six-week interruption.

    The gas flow resumed late Tuesday night after a fifth delay on Monday. The break in supply came after a gas line was sabotaged on Feb. 5 during the uprising in Egypt that ousted President Hosni Mubarak.

  • Egyptian company won’t restore gas to Israel

    March 3, 2011 | 12:09 pm

    An Egyptian company will not resume delivering natural gas to Israel as expected, one month after its pipeline was sabotaged.

    The East Mediterranean Gas consortium, which supplies 45 percent of the gas needed to produce Israel’s electricity, has missed four promised deadlines to...

  • Israel-Iran war talk blamed for oil price frenzy

    By Ron Kampeas

    July 7, 2008 | 5:40 pm

    WASHINGTON (JTA)—Even if the tough talk between Israel and Iran never comes to blows, it’s already hitting consumers where it hurts—at the gas pump.

    Experts say that talk of an Israeli strike on Iran is a key part of what’s unsettling already volatile oil markets.

    “It’s clearly...

  • That gas pump is a giant Saudi tzedakah box

    By Jon E. Drucker

    October 26, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The 5767 High Holiday tallies are in from synagogues around the country, and it appears that U.S. Jewry has topped all previous pledge drive records. It is estimated that this year,

    American Jews will send approximately $660 million to Saudi Arabia.

    Yes, you read that correctly. You...