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Jordan's constitutional court ruled against cancelling the kingdom's controversial natural gas deal with Israel.

After a popular uprising against the unpopular deal, Jordan's parliament has voted in favour of banning gas imports from Israel.

Jordanians renew mass protests against gas deal with Israel

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Jordanians renew mass protests against gas deal with Israel

Jordanians took to the streets on Friday to protest the country’s gas imports from Israel, as part of a public backlash against normalising relations between the two countries.

Palestinians denied drilling rights in Mediterranean gas fields

Yousef Alhelou

Palestinians denied drilling rights in Mediterranean gas fields

Egypt and Jordan began to receive shipments of natural gas from Israel this month, upsetting Palestinians who continue to be denied their right ...

Israel begins gas exports to Egypt for first time

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Israel begins gas exports to Egypt for first time

It is the first time that Egypt, which in 1979 became the first Arab country to sign a peace treaty with Israel, has imported gas from its ...

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Israel's environment minister calls green activists 'ignorant charlatans'

Speaking at an environmental conference in Tel Aviv, Israel's environment minister accused climate change activists of trying to mislead the public.

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Israel begins pumping natural gas to Jordan

Texas-based Noble Energy has begun pumping natural gas from Israel's offshore Leviathan field to Jordan.

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Israel's controversial Leviathan field begins pumping gas

Israel will begin delivering gas from the Leviathan and Tamar fields to Egypt on Wednesday, a spokesman said.

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Egypt to begin gas imports from Israel by mid-January

In November, Egyptian and Israeli companies took control of the natural gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt.

'Landmark breakthrough' in controversial Israel-Egypt gas pipeline deal

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'Landmark breakthrough' in controversial Israel-Egypt gas pipeline deal

The landmark contract that was signed in February 2018 between Israel and Egypt had stalled as the companies attempted to strike a deal to buy ...

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Israel preparing to export natural gas to Egypt

Egypt and Israel's $15 billion export agreement has been hailed by Israeli officials as the most significant deal between the two sides since ...

Jordan looks to the sun to end power struggles

Abeer Ayyoub

Jordan looks to the sun to end power struggles

Jordan, an ideal solar energy producer, has taken giant steps to becoming less dependent on fossil fuels - but further development looks ...

Israel energy minister in Cairo for 'Mediterranean gas summit'

The New Arab

Israel energy minister in Cairo for 'Mediterranean gas summit'

Israel's energy minister has arrived in Egypt to take part in a regional summit on natural gas and will reportedly meet with President Abdel ...

Islamic State, al-Shabaab and early western Europe

Rose Worden

Islamic State, al-Shabaab and early western Europe

Comment: If 'war makes states' then IS and al-Shabaab's elaborate taxation system and a monopoly on violence are the tools they use, writes Rose ...

Israel expands oil and gas exploration in east Mediterranean

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Israel expands oil and gas exploration in east Mediterranean

Israel is opening up waters in the Mediterranean for oil exploration which has caused controversy with neighbours.

Malia Bouattia

Jazz hands are not the issue

Comment: A dangerous new bill threatens to further eradicate civil liberties under the guise of fighting terrorism, writes Malia Bouattia.

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Deal to allow Israeli gas exports to Egypt

The deal will mark the first time Egypt, which in 1979 became the first Arab country to sign a peace treaty with Israel, imports gas from its ...

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Israel, Greece and Cyprus to continue Europe pipeline plans

A controversial gas pipeline to Europe from Israel and via Greece, Cyprus, will go ahead as planned, leaders from the three countries have said.

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Israel strikes 'historic' gas deal with Egypt

The Israeli energy group Delek said the value of the contract with Egypt was $15 billion.

Israeli, US officials meet to defuse Lebanon gas row

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Israeli, US officials meet to defuse Lebanon gas row

Last week Lebanon signed its first contract to drill for oil and gas in a pair of offshore zones, including one that its southern neighbour ...

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Shell 'to buy Israeli gas' for Egypt market

Shell is considering buying gas from the Israeli Leviathan field in the Mediterranean for sale in the Egyptian market, according to ...

Lebanon moves to revive flailing offshore energy industry

The New Arab

Lebanon moves to revive flailing offshore energy industry

Eight international energy companies have pre-qualified to bid for exploration contracts. Lebanon's government previously pre-qualified 46 ...

Pro-BDS Jordanians to protest new 'secret' Israeli gas shipments

Robert Cusack

Pro-BDS Jordanians to protest new 'secret' Israeli gas shipments

BDS activists will hold protests against decision to import $500 million worth of gas from Israel's Tamar gas field, which they believe does ...

Israel looking to be regional resource powerhouse

The New Arab & agencies

Israel looking to be regional resource powerhouse

Israel is looking to be a key exporter of gas with licenses given out on Tuesday for the exploration of new off-shore fields, strengthening its ...

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