Egypt-Israel relations

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Egypt Celebrates $15 Billion Israel Gas Deal

CAIRO — The Egyptian president declared on Wednesday that his country “scored a goal” by signing a $15 billion deal with an Israeli company to supply natural gas that will help turn Egypt into a regional energy hub.

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Israeli Official: Cooperation Strong With Egypt

An Israeli defense official confirmed that the country has developed a new policy in recent years to allow Egypt to quickly beef up its forces in the volatile Sinai peninsula as part of a shared struggle against Islamic militants.

Yuval Steinitz, the Israeli Minister of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources, talks to the press at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem on August 13, 2015, announcing a major agreement between Israels government and a consortium including US firm Noble Energy on natural gas production in the Mediterranean Sea.

Israeli And Egyptian Ministers Meet For First Time In Years

The Jerusalem Post reports:  National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Minister Yuval Steinitz (pictured) met in Washington on Thursday with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry for the first meeting between ministers of the two countries in a number of years. The

A general view show the first session of the Egyptian parliament in Cairo on July 10, 2012, after Egypt's top court rejected a decree by President Mohamed Morsi to reinstate the parliament it ruled invalid.

Egyptian MP Proposes Parliamentary Delegation To Visit Israel’s Knesset

The Jerusalem Post reports: Shortly after the ouster of an Egyptian MP from parliament for meeting with Israel’s ambassador, another Egyptian lawmaker may find himself in similar trouble for promoting normalization with Israel. Sayyid Faraj, an Egyptian member of parliament, has

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Israeli Ambassador to Egypt Gives Rare Egyptian Interview

Ynetnews reports: Israeli Ambassador to Egypt Haim Koren gave a rare interview to Egyptian journalists in his residence in Cairo on Tuesday, and surprisingly, the transcript of the interview was published, and what’s more, the journalists were not afraid to

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Israeli Imprisoned As Spy In Egypt Freed After 15 Years

An Israeli citizen jailed for 15 years in Egypt on charges of spying was freed from prison on Thursday, the Prime Minister’s Office said. Ouda Tarabin, a Bedouin from Rahat, who has denied all the allegations against him, was returned

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Egypt To Pay Israel $1.76 Billion For Halting Gas Supplies

Israel Electric Corp , Israel’s state-owned electric utility, said on Sunday Egyptian natural gas companies will pay compensation of $1.76 billion for halting gas supplies. Egypt had been selling natural gas to Israel under a 20-year agreement, but the deal