Tamar field in northern Israel yields natural gas

Natural gas started to flow from a Tamar field that is expected to meet Israel’s domestic needs for at least the next 20 years. The gas, which began flowing from an offshore rig in the Mediterranean Sea, was expected to reach an intake center in Ashdod in southern Israel on Sunday afternoon. Some 9 trillion… Read More

Fewer Israelis see Obama as pro-Palestinian, poll shows

The number of Israelis who view President Obama as pro-Palestinian dropped by 20 percent following his first presidential visit to Israel, according to a new poll. In the poll conducted March 24 by Smith Research for The Jerusalem Post, 27 percent of 500 Israeli respondents said they considered the Obama administration more pro-Israel than pro-Palestinian,… Read More