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‘Round-ups’ at sea within 3NM zone become daily too: Ministry: Fishermen detained off Gaza coast

Maan News Agency | June 6, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces arrested three fishermen off the coast of the Rafah beach near the Palestinian-Egyptian border, the local ministry of agriculture said Wednesday. The workers were on a fishing boat when Israeli navy forces detained them and took them to an unknown location, the […]

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Israel Extends Monopoly over Oil/Gas Supply to West Bank and Gaza: PA Quiet

Wednesday May 30, 2012 10:45 by William Temple – IMEMC & Agencies Two Israeli oil companies have signed 2 year contracts which will supply all of the gasfuel requirements of the West Bank and Gaza Strip thus extending Israel’s monopoly and strategic leverage over the Palestinian Authority and the lives of Palestinians. Gaza’s Fuel Crisis […]

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Israel ‘deploys drones’ over offshore gas fields

Published today (updated) 09/08/2011 16:36 The “Heron” drone is pictured at the Palmahim Airbase in central Israel [AFP/File Menahem Kahana] JERUSALEM (AFP) — Israel has deployed drones to keep watch on gas fields off its northern coast, fearing attack by the Hezbollah militia from neighboring Lebanon, the Jerusalem Post daily reported on Tuesday. The fields […]

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Israel to seek alternative natural gas off Gaza coast

[ 13/06/2011 – 05:44 PM ] NAZARETH, (PIC)– The Israeli ministry of infrastructure announced Monday its decision to begin works on a natural gas field off the coast of the Gaza Strip. The move is an attempt to find a source alternative to gas imported from Egypt that was interrupted by a string of explosions […]

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Offshore Gas Reserves: Big Gas Find Sparks a Frenzy in Israel

We bring to the attention of our readers a article in the WSJ focussing on Israel’s offshore gas reserves. What is not mentioned in the article is the issue of ownership of these Israeli and Palestinian ownership of these reserves. In this regard, the military invasion of the Gaza Strip by Israeli Forces in late […]

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