Posted in Bahrain Israel

Repeatedly delayed, Netanyahu’s trip to Gulf states postponed indefinitely

PM’s office says he appreciates invitations to Abu Dhabi and Bahrain, but won’t make journey because of Israel’s ban on air travel amid pandemic Prime…

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Posted in Bahrain Donald Trump Israel

On last full day in office, Trump decorates Bahrain king for Israel deal

US president bestows Legion of Merit on King Hamad in recognition of his ‘extraordinary courage and leadership’ in deciding to normalize ties with Jewish state…

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When Israel and Arab nations unite, world should take note, says UN ambassador

(December 29, 2020 / JNS) Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan reflected on 2020 and how “Israel’s future looks brighter than ever” in his address on…

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Posted in Bahrain Donald Trump Saudi Arabia UAE

The Trump administration has hoped Saudi Arabia would join the UAE and Bahrain in recognizing Israel and forging diplomatic ties, a move seen as increasingly distant in the wake of Joe Biden’s election as US president.

But Saudi leaders have hitherto indicated that Israeli-Palestinian peace will have to come first. Riyadh announced in early September that it had “approved the request…

Continue Reading... The Trump administration has hoped Saudi Arabia would join the UAE and Bahrain in recognizing Israel and forging diplomatic ties, a move seen as increasingly distant in the wake of Joe Biden’s election as US president.
Posted in Bahrain Israel Saudi Arabia U.S. UAE

Saudi Arabia prefers to normalize ties with Israel under Biden – report Under the US-brokered Abraham Accords, Israel has already signed normalization deals with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.

Saudi Arabia appears to have delayed plans to normalize ties with Israel until after US President-elect Joe Biden enters office on January 20, the Wall…

Continue Reading... Saudi Arabia prefers to normalize ties with Israel under Biden – report Under the US-brokered Abraham Accords, Israel has already signed normalization deals with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.