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Israel Grants Aramco Permission to Resume Pumping of Oil Through Golan Heights

Israel has granted permission to the Arabian-American Oil Co. to resume pumping oil through a section the Trans-Arabian pipeline in the Israel-occupied Golan Heights that was damaged by Arab saboteurs several months ago. According to reliable sources, the oil flow will be resumed next week.

Permission was granted, according to these sources, on the basis of the installation of devices designed to forestall future sabotage and to prevent the pollution of Israeli soil and waters should sabotage occur. The devices include alarm and anti-pollution systems which are reportedly nearing completion. The Trans-Arabian pipeline carries crude oil from Saudi Arabia to the Mediterranean coast in Lebanon.