Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi

Energy Ministry Presents Plan For Two Newest Israeli Natural Gas Fields

TEL AVIV – The Israeli Energy Ministry officially presented its development plan Tuesday for the Karish and Tanin undersea natural gas fields, the same day that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi signed legislation that could pave the way for his country to become a major consumer of Israel’s natural gas.

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.

Islamic State Claims Egypt Coptic Christian Church Bombing

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) jihadist group has reportedly claimed responsibility for carrying out a suicide bombing that killed at least 25 and wounded an estimated 49 others inside a Coptic Christian Church in the Egyptian capital Cairo during Sunday service.

Cairo Church Bombing AP