Public protests and civil society campaigns have been gathering pace in Jordan in opposition to the $10 billion deal recently signed by the state-owned National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) and suppliers of Israeli gas, serving as a timely reminder of the limits of overt cooperation, economic or otherwise, between Israel and neighbouring Arab states.
Activists have organized street rallies and staged sit-ins outside NEPCO’s offices and in trade union gatherings.
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon raised concerns that the United States' move to supply various Gulf Arab states with arms as a counterweight to Iran could weaken Israel's own US-backed regional military dominance.
Yafa Energy, a new solar energy company from Israel, could be a bridge over which Arab-Israeli technology finds its way to industries in the Arab world seeking renewable energy solutions.
The third attack by saboteurs in six months against the pipeline supplying natural gas to Israel and Jordan underscores security lapses and the opposition of many Egyptians to their nation's contract to ship low-cost energy to Israe...
Israel’s state electricity company announced Monday that it would halve the supply of power to the Palestinian city of Bethlehem in the West Bank because of unpaid debt. The Israel Electric Corporation’s cuts to Bethlehem come after...