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  תמוז 8, 5771 , 10/07/11

Energy War? Lebanon Warns Israel ‘Playing with Fire’ Offshore

Lebanon has warned Israel it is “playing with fire” by staking out energy claims in the Mediterranean Sea, where Beirut says Israel’s discoveries are in their territory.

The Israeli Cabinet, heading off another dispute similar to the Sheba land dispute at the northern border, approved a “marine economic zone proposal” Sunday after Lebanon presented maps to the United Nations, marking maritime borders that would include part of the giant Leviathan and Tamar fields.
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