It provides gas to Jordan, too, but Jordan is almost certainly not the terrorists’ target. If gas were halted to Jordan, that would just be collateral damage. “Egyptian Officials: Pipeline Explosion was Terrorism,” by David Lev for Israel National News, November 10:
Egypt on Thursday released new details on the explosion that, for the seventh time this year, shut down the Egyptian pipeline which provides gas to Israel and Jordan. Officials said that terrorists planted an explosive device under the pipeline, setting off the explosion from a distance, probably by cellphone.
The terrorists dug a hole in the ground under the pipeline installation two meters (six feet) deep, in order to reach the pipe itself, which is buried underground. They were not detected, and had been working for several hours, officials said. The explosion occurred 40 kilometers (25 miles) west of the town of el-Arish in the north of the Sinai Peninsula, a relatively isolated area….
The terrorists’ identity was not known, officials said, but they are suspected to be either rebel Bedouin groups, who have in the past blown up the pipeline, or possibly Gaza Arabs….