In response to a request from Israel, the U.S. energy company has decided to temporarily halt operations at its Tamar natural gas field, located approximately 12 miles away from the Gaza Strip.
ccording to international news, in response to directives from Israel’s Ministry of Energy, the company has announced the closure of its Tamar platform, located approximately 12 miles away from the Gaza Strip. The company’s statement also emphasised that their utmost concern lies in ensuring the safety of their personnel, the surrounding communities, the environment, and their facilities.
The Israel-Palestine conflict is firmly rooted and very sensitive, with no simple answers. Both parties have their own stories and claims, and reaching a long-term and reasonable conclusion has been an ongoing task. For decades, the situation remains unpredictable, with outbursts of violence and tensions occurring on a regular basis.
The latest conflict is currently underway as the two parties are engaged in what is now known as the 2023 Israel-Hamas war. On the 7th of October 2023, a conflict erupted as Hamas militants launched an invasion into Israel from the Gaza Strip.
In response to the initial incident, an Israeli counteroffensive swiftly ensued, marking a significant escalation in tensions. Subsequently, Israel officially declared war on Hamas just a day after the initial confrontation.
As a result of this conflict, the world holds its breath in anticipation of the implications and the outcome of this phenomenon. Furthermore, there is the fear of broader escalation in the Middle East and its dire consequences.