Israel officially opens embassy in United Arab Emirates with arrival of envoy

Ambassador Eitan Na’eh takes up post in Abu Dhabi, as Emirati cabinet approves opening of mission in Tel Aviv; cabinet approves normalization with Morocco Israel officially opened its embassy to the United Arab Emirates in the United Arab Emirates Sunday, as Ambassador Eitan Na’eh arrived in Abu Dhabi….

Israel officially opens embassy in United Arab Emirates with arrival of envoy

Ambassador Eitan Na’eh takes up post in Abu Dhabi, as Emirati cabinet approves opening of mission in Tel Aviv; cabinet approves normalization with Morocco Israel officially opened its embassy to the United Arab Emirates in the United Arab Emirates Sunday, as Ambassador Eitan Na’eh arrived in Abu Dhabi….

UAE reportedly signs for purchase of F-35s an hour before Biden sworn in

But new US administration has vowed to review deal, which was rushed through by Trump after Abu Dhabi agreed to normalize ties with Israel The United Arab Emirates reportedly signed an agreement to purchase 50 F-35s and 18 advanced Reaper drones from the US in…

In new playground Dubai, Israelis find parties, Jewish rites

By ISABEL DEBREDecember 30, 2020 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It was a scene that just a few months ago would have been unthinkable. As Emiratis in flowing white robes and headdresses looked on, the Israeli bride and groom were hoisted on the shoulders…

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 Sunday night at the Zionist Organization of America’s Virtual Superstar Gala. Erdan, also Israel’s incoming ambassador to the United States,…

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 received from the General Civil Aviation Authority in the United Arab Emirates, which includes the desire to allow flights coming…

Saudis okay Israeli use of airspace on way to UAE, hours before maiden flight

Decision comes after Jerusalem reportedly asked US to press Riyadh on the matter; move reportedly only good for four days and does not cover Israeli flights to other destinations Saudi Arabia reportedly granted permission for Israeli airlines to use its airspace on Monday, just hours…

Jerusalem fears attacks on Israelis visiting UAE following Iran hit Security officials reportedly concerned that Israeli tourists could be targeted by terror attacks in Gulf in response to killing of top nuclear scientist

Israeli security officials are concerned Iran could attack Israeli tourists visiting the United Arab Emirates in retaliation for the assassination of the man said to be the Islamic Republic’s top military nuclear scientist, which Tehran blames on Israel, according to a television report on Sunday….