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Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah boasted his group could shut down Israeli offshore plants within hours.
"Already during Operation Protection Edge, there were attempts to damage our platform, and luckily, these weapons were not accurate enough and did not succeed in causing harm."
Threats to the rigs include surface-to-sea supersonic missiles like the Yakhont, in possession of Hezbollah, which can fire it from the Lebanese or Syrian coastlines.
Four other protests took place simultaneously throughout the country, including outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence in Jerusalem, as well as the premier's home in Caesarea.
By SHARON UDASIN
While the deal itself has a majority, the procedural motion did not, at least as of Monday night, and following the release of the deal, nothing had changed.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
Israeli media were flooded with reports on Tuesday that Ambassador Dan Shapiro pressured Israeli-Arab lawmakers from the Joint List to vote for the deal in the Knesset.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Kulanu joins opposition's calls for plan to be released to public and debated in Knesset.
By LAHAV HARKOV,SHARON UDASIN
Netanyahu says he is "determined to promote a realistic solution that will bring gas to the Israeli market."
During the Passover holiday's intermediate days, around 2,000 people have come for tours of the Afek Oil and Gas drilling site.
While the Ruth C license zone – located off the coast of Haifa,has yet to be explored, Noble Energy was authorized to act as the basin's operator during forthcoming.
Israel has saved NIS 35.5 billion in energy since natural gas began flowing into country.
In an approximately NIS 4.8 billion ($1.2b.) deal, the 282-billion cubic meter Tamar reservoir will be supplying gas to the Egyptian firm Dolphinus Holdings Limited for seven years.
Israel Antitrust Commissioner David Gilo says he will reconsider whether Delek and Nobel's presence in Israel's Mediterranean gas sector constitutes an illegal "restrictive arrangement."
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