Tag: Eastern Mediterranean

An employee walks on the Expedient regasification ship, anchored off the coast of Israel in the Mediterranean Sea on February 26, 2015, as natural gas began flowing from the vessel, hired by the Israel Electric Corporation, to its power stations.

Israel’s Government Approves Leviathan Natural Gas Deal

Israel has approved a deal it hopes will fast-track development of the huge Leviathan offshore natural gas field and end years of regulatory uncertainty that has stifled the country’s nascent oil and gas industry.

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades (C), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pose for a picture following a press-conference at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia on January 28, 2016.

Israel Hopes for EU Leverage with East Mediterranean Push

Israel, Cyprus and Greece have agreed to deepen their energy, security and tourism ties in the Eastern Mediterranean, a deal that may have implications for Israel’s testy relationship with the European Union, too. The agreement, signed in Nicosia last week

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Netanyahu Talks Cooperation with Leaders of Cyprus, Greece

Ynetnews reports  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Nicosia on Thursday to discuss cooperation in the fields of energy, tourism, research and technology, environment, water management, combating terrorism, and