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Egypt natgas supplies to Israel resume after blast

By Steven Scheer / Reuters JERUSALEM: Natural gas supplies from Egypt to Israel resumed on Tuesday after a pipeline explosion earlier this month halted delivery, a shareholder in the consortium that exports the gas to Israel said. Ampal-American Israel Corp said “it was advised that East Mediterranean Gas Co (EMG), in which Ampal has a 12.5 …


Egypt says pumping gas to Israel, Jordan

CAIRO: Egypt is now pumping gas to Jordan and Israel after a disruption caused by an attack on a pipeline and has more than doubled the price it is charging Jordan, top Egyptian officials on Monday. "It is being pumped now," state-owned EGAS Chairman Hassan Al-Mahdy told reporters. Israel had said on Sunday that gas …


Egyptian natural gas supply resumes to Israel

JERUSALEM: Natural gas supplies from Egypt to Israel have resumed after assailants blew up the pipeline last month and led to a suspension of gas flow, Israel’s National Infrastructure Ministry said on Sunday. It said in a statement that supply began gradually late last week to ensure the system was working properly. Since president Hosni …


Egypt sees new Israel gas deal soon, says report

CAIRO: Egypt will soon finish drafting a new contract for gas exports to its neighbor Israel that includes a big increase in prices, a newspaper cited the petroleum minister as saying on Tuesday. Gas supplies to Israel have been disrupted by a series of attacks on the pipeline in the Sinai border region by assailants …


Egyptian natural gas supply to Israel resumes

TEL AVIV: Supply of Egyptian natural gas to East Mediterranean Gas Co (EMG) and to EMG’s Israeli customers has resumed, EMG shareholder Ampal-American Israel Corp said on Wednesday. Saboteurs blew up a pipeline carrying gas from Egypt to Israel and Jordan on Monday, forcing a shutdown in the flow of gas. It was the third …


Top Egyptian officials involved in facilitating Israel gas deal, say leaked documents

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO: Leaked documents published Monday claimed that top officials, including the former intelligence chief, were involved in facilitating the gas deal between the Egyptian government and Israel through communications with the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Israeli officials. The documents published by independent daily Al-Masry Al-Youm included letters between former intelligence chief and …


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