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        6/19/2013, Tammuz 11, 5773

      Israel & US to Help Cyprus Drill for Natural Gas


      Israeli and American companies will help drill for natural gas off the coast of Cyprus. A deal was signed on Wednesday between two Israeli companies, Delek Drilling and Avner Oil Exploration Limited Partnership, an American company, Noble Energy International and the government of Cyprus. The island nation is located in the Mediterranean Sea close to where the Israel discovered natural gas off its own shores in 2010.