Israel will purchase natural gas from Egypt. On Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon decided to buy gas from Egypt rather than from British Gas, which works jointly with the Palestinian Authority off the shores of the Gaza Strip. Sharon reportedly was concerned that the Palestinians would use the income to finance terrorism.
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