Signs of an Israel-Lebanon Maritime Border Deal Emerge

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US Energy Envoy Amos Hochstein arrived in Beirut this week to seek a solution to Israel and Lebanon’s long-running maritime border dispute amid escalating rhetoric between Israel and Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah — centered on Hezbollah's threats to stop Israeli development of the Karish field. With a fragile economy and surging inflation, Beirut would also like to secure promised Egyptian gas supplies to keep the lights on, which some argue is linked to a border compromise. Israel and Egypt’s provisional LNG supply deal with Europe this week could add momentum to a possible resolution.

Military Conflict, Security Risk , LNG Supply, Gas Pipelines
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