POLITICS | Kushner To Lead U.S. Delegation To Israel, Morocco

RIYADH – – White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will lead a U.S. delegation to Israel and Morocco next week for discussions on the normalization deal the two Middle East countries reached last week, a senior administration official said on Tuesday. The U.S. delegation and a Israeli team will join together and take a direct … More POLITICS | Kushner To Lead U.S. Delegation To Israel, Morocco

POLITICS | Morocco Joins Other Arab Nations Agreeing To Normalize Israel Ties

Israel and Morocco agreed on Thursday to normalize relations in a deal brokered with U.S. help, making Morocco the fourth Arab country to set aside hostilities with Israel in the four months. It joins the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Sudan in beginning to forge deals with Israel, driven in part by U.S. – led … More POLITICS | Morocco Joins Other Arab Nations Agreeing To Normalize Israel Ties

Qatar FM: Normalisation With Israel Undermines Palestinian Statehood Efforts

MILAN | ITALY – Qatar’s foreign minister said on Monday Arab states that established ties with Israel undermine efforts for Palestinian statehood, but it was in their own sovereign right to do so. The Arab countries- the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Sudan – set aside hostilities with Israel in recent months to agree to … More Qatar FM: Normalisation With Israel Undermines Palestinian Statehood Efforts

BUSINESS | Qatar Might Get F-35s Despite Israel’s Objections, Israeli Minister Says

MILAN | ITALY – An Israeli cabinet minister said on Sunday that a U.S. sale of advanced F-35 warplanes to Qatar could be possible despite Israel’s objection to such a deal given the Gulf state’s link to Iran and Palestinian Hamas. ‘I have no doubt that if they (Qatar) want it and are willing to … More BUSINESS | Qatar Might Get F-35s Despite Israel’s Objections, Israeli Minister Says

POLITICS | UAE Visit To Israel May Be Held At Airport Due To Coronavirus

The first official delegation to Israel from the United Arab Emirates may remain at the airport and fly home the same day, rather than  conduct a wider visit, due to coronavirus precautions, an Israeli minister said. Israel is under a second coronavirus lockdown, which it plans to begin easing next week, after a surge in … More POLITICS | UAE Visit To Israel May Be Held At Airport Due To Coronavirus

WORLD NEWS | Israel Would Oppose Any U.S. F-35 Sale To Qatar, Israeli Minister Says

MILAN | ITALY – Israel would oppose any U.S. sale of advanced F-35 warplanes to Qatar, Israel’s intelligence minister said on Sunday, citing a need to maintain Israeli military superiority in the region. Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen made the comments in response to a Reuters report that Qatar – whose Iran links trouble Israel – … More WORLD NEWS | Israel Would Oppose Any U.S. F-35 Sale To Qatar, Israeli Minister Says

POLITICS | Top Bahraini Shi’ite Cleric Rejects Israel Normalization, Calls On People To Resist

MILAN | ITALY – Bahraini’s leading Shi’ite cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, now living abroad, said he is against normalization between Arab countries and Israel, and called on the region’s people to resist. In a speech published by dissolved Bahraini opposition party Al-Wefag, a group close to Qassim, he said the accords reached by Israel … More POLITICS | Top Bahraini Shi’ite Cleric Rejects Israel Normalization, Calls On People To Resist

POLITICS | Turkey Condemns Bahrain Decision To Establish Ties With Israel

MILAN | ITALY –  The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Saturday strongly condemned the decision by Bahrain to establish diplomatic ties with Israel, adding it will deal a fresh blow to efforts to defend the Palestinian cause. ‘It will further encourage Israel to continue illegitimate practices towards Palestine and its efforts to make the occupation of … More POLITICS | Turkey Condemns Bahrain Decision To Establish Ties With Israel

POLITICS | Jordan Says The Necessary Steps To Achieve A Fair Peace Should Come From Israel

MILAN | ITALY – Jordan’s foreign minister Ayman Safedi said in a statement on Friday, that the necessary steps to achieve a fair and comprehensive peace in the region should come from Israel. The minister added, after the announcement of a normalization of ties between Israel and Bahrain, Israel should stop all its procedures to … More POLITICS | Jordan Says The Necessary Steps To Achieve A Fair Peace Should Come From Israel

NEWS ALERT | UAE Welcomes Israel – Bahrain, Agreement, Hopes It Will Be Positive For Peace

DUBAI – The United Arab Emirates on Friday welcomed the decision by Bahrain and Israel to establish relations, which it said it hoped would have a positive effect on the climate for peace and cooperation in the region and around the world. ‘The move represents a significant step towards an era of security and prosperity … More NEWS ALERT | UAE Welcomes Israel – Bahrain, Agreement, Hopes It Will Be Positive For Peace