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The economy minister of the Syrian opposition ‘interim government’ says new US sanctions against the regime target key economic sectors and will force the regime back to the negotiating table.

Turkey's gas exploration and drilling off the coast of Cyprus has attracted international condemnation, with Nicosia slamming Ankara as a 'pirate state'.

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.

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 ...

Israel, Greece and Cyprus sign multi-billion gas pipeline deal

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Israel, Greece and Cyprus sign multi-billion gas pipeline deal

The three countries sealed the deal on a lucrative pipeline contract in the Mediterranean on Thursday, in a move that is sure to anger rival ...

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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.

The New Arab

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.

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Turkey considers military force in Cyprus gas dispute

Turkey said it might use military force to freeze gas drilling in maritime territory off Cyprus.

'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 ...

Belén Fernández

Chile and Israel: a murderous match?

Comment: The Chilean government is using Israeli military hardware and expertise to help execute a brutal repression, and not for the first ...

Turkey's new gas drilling bid a 'severe escalation': Cyprus

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Turkey's new gas drilling bid a 'severe escalation': Cyprus

Cyprus has lashed out at Turkey following the arrival of a Turkish vessel in an area of sea where European energy firms are operating.

US urges Turkey against 'illegal drilling' off Cyprus coast

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US urges Turkey against 'illegal drilling' off Cyprus coast

Turkey recently announced its vessels would be carrying out drilling operations in the Mediterranean until September

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 ...

Turkey to start drilling for gas off Cyprus

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Turkey to start drilling for gas off Cyprus

The discovery of gas field in the eastern Mediterranean has led to claims from both the internationally recognised Greek Cypriot government and ...

Florence Dixon

Palestine Film Club: Grassroots collective, global vision

The New Arab Meets: The Palestine Film Club to talk more about their vision of reviving youth culture through cultivating an independent Palestinian film industry.

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Erdogan warns 'sea bandits' over Cyprus exploration

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned foreign oil companies over energy exploration off Cyprus, which its northern third is occupied by ...

The New Arab

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 ...

Sam Hamad

Assad brazenly denies what the whole world knows

Comment: Assad lies and lies on Russian TV, knowing he'll never be held accountable, writes Sam Hamad.

Israel strikes 'historic' gas deal with Egypt

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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.

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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 media ...

A Sino-Russian love-hate affair

Naveed Ahmad

A Sino-Russian love-hate affair

Comment: The China-Russia alliance could yet cement, but Putin would have to accept the role of junior partner, with China being the dominant ...

Jordan denies dependence on Israel after controversial gas deal

The New Arab

Jordan denies dependence on Israel after controversial gas deal

Jordan's information minister has defended a recently-signed controversial deal to import gas from Israel, denying the accord would leave he ...

Why Jordanians are protesting multibillion-dollar gas deal with Israel

Justin Clark

Why Jordanians are protesting multibillion-dollar gas deal with Israel

In-depth: Hundreds of Jordanians took to the streets to demonstrate against a recently approved natural gas deal with Israel, at the end of an ...

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