Egypt Gas Find Could Shake Up Israel's Energy Plans

The need to preempt Iran and export gas to Egypt was the reason the government gave to push through its controversial plan for Israel's natural gas. Now, this reason may no longer exist.

Avi Bar-Eli
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Bedouins watch as flames rise into the air after masked gunmen blew up a terminal of the natural gas pipeline to Israel and Jordan in El Arish, northern Sinai, in a predawn attack, July 12, 2011.Credit: AP