US tells Israel EastMed not an option

The US no longer supports the ambitious EastMed natural-gas pipeline from Israel to Europe; the Biden administration has informed Israel, Greece and Cyprus, a diplomatic source told the Jerusalem Post. State Department officials conveyed

EastMed doubts dent Cyprus energy plans

Cyprus’ dreams of becoming an energy hub have taken a step backwards after Nicosia confirmed the construction of the EastMed gas pipeline is a longshot. In comments to state radio CyBC, newly

Betting on East Med gas is the wrong horse

After years of official support by the US Administration for energy projects in the East Mediterranean, Washington has shed its clothes. As expected, Washington’s perceived support for a regional offshore gas pipeline


Gas bomb blast at Health Ministry

A homemade explosive device was set off at the Health Ministry’s entrance in Nicosia late Tuesday night, causing damage to the front doors, but nobody was hurt. According to police, officers had

EAC ready for mixed-energy era

The Electricity Authority of Cyprus is ready to cross the new energy era threshold, marked by the arrival of natural gas and the development of Renewable Energy Sources (RES), said EAC Chairman

Cyprus to chair East Med Gas Forum

Cyprus will assume the first official Presidency of the Cairo-based Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) on January 2022, following Egypt’s inaugural term. It was decided at the fourth ministerial EMGF meeting in


Parliament to ratify East Med Gas Forum statute

The House Committee on Foreign Affairs has agreed to ratify the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) statute at the plenum on Thursday. Energy Minister Natasa Pilides told CNA after the parliamentary meeting

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