Israel discovers giant gas field

Natural gas field found off northern coast is said to be world's biggest discovery in decades.

    Israel has announced the discovery of a massive natural gas field off its northern coast, worth tens of billions of dollars in potential revenue.  

    The company behind the exploration of the "Leviathan 1" field says it is the world's biggest gas discovery in decades. 

    It could free Israel from relying on foreign energy sources and could also affect the politics of the region.  

    Anand Naidoo reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.