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Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman (MBS) says he'd fear for his life if he recognized Israel like UAE and Bahrain, according to American-Israeli...
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Sudan and Israel agreed Friday to normalise relations, in a US-brokered deal to end decades of hostility that was widely welcomed but stirred Palestinian...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday his country would not oppose US sales of advanced weapon systems to the UAE, apparently referring to...
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Russia is concerned over the Israeli plan to expand its illegal settlements in the West Bank, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday.Building...
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During the presidential debate alongside Donald Trump in September, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden uttered the invocative Islamic expression “Inshallah,” meaning “God willing,” to...
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The United States recommitted itself to maintaining Israel's military dominance in the Middle East Thursday during a visit to the Pentagon by Israeli Defense...
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Israel, UAE agree to visa-free travel as ties deepen

Israel and the United Arab Emirates agreed to visa-free travel on Monday, an unprecedented arrangement between Israel and an Arab state, signed as the...
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UAE delegation heads to Israel on first official visit

A United Arab Emirates delegation left on the country's first official visit to Israel on Tuesday after the two countries agreed to normalise ties...
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‘Trump Heights’ a symbol of US shift on Mideast policy

On a dusty plain in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a golden-lettered sign with Israeli and American flags stands before a rusty wire fence as...
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Op-ed: Mideast peace agreements with Israel are driven by political vested interests

News is circulating in political spheres about Oman and Sudan as the next countries in line to recognize Israel after UAE and Bahrain. These...
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‘Hello you’: Israeli-UAE joint song a YouTube hit

The scene cuts from Dubai to Tel Aviv, the lyrics switch from Arabic to Hebrew to English and the song is a slightly kitsch...
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UN again urges Israel to halt all settlement activities

The UN's special coordinator for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict again called on Tel Aviv to halt all settlement activities in the occupied West Bank after...
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Dubai gets ready to go kosher after Israel peace deal

At the plush Armani hotel in the shadow of the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower, a rabbi switches on the stoves at what...
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Hezbollah says border talks not ‘normalisation’ with Israel

Hezbollah on Thursday said US-backed talks aimed at delineating Lebanon's disputed maritime border with Israel did not signify "reconciliation" or "normalisation" with the Jewish...
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Israel under diplomatic fire over arms to Azerbaijan

A major supplier of arms to Azerbaijan, Israel has come under diplomatic fire from Armenia over the struggle between the Caucasus neighbours in disputed...
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Israel posts video of alleged Hezbollah Beirut arms plants

The Israeli army released videos on Friday meant to prove the presence of Hezbollah missile factories in the suburbs of Beirut, despite the denials...
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Netanyahu says Hezbollah arsenal next to Beirut ‘gas’ depot

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused Lebanon's Hezbollah of manufacturing weapons next to a "gas station" in Beirut, warning of "another tragedy"...
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Normalization with Israel to provide Gulf states cover against growing influence of Iran

The unveiling of the peace agreements between the state of Israel and the Gulf States of UAE and Bahrain depicts a classic example of...
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No deal with Israel, but Saudi Arabia pushes outreach to Jews

From scrubbing hate-filled school textbooks to a taboo-defying religious sermon, Saudi Arabia is pushing for another kind of normalisation after declining to establish formal...
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Op-ed: Time not far when Pakistan will have to take firm stance on Israel

The Emiratis are trying to justify their move by giving the example of Egypt and Jordan which have normal relations with Israel. Then why...
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Bahrainis protest US-sponsored Israel normalisation deal

Dozens protested Friday in Bahrain against the government's normalisation of ties with Israel, in a rare display of dissent in the small oil-rich kingdom,...
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Op-ed: Saudi gestures signal kingdom’s endorsement of Arab rapprochement with Israel

The odds are that Saudi Arabia is not about to formalize relations with Israel. But the kingdom, with its image tarnished by multiple missteps,...
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Israeli jets bomb helpless Gaza as UAE, Bahrain sign peace deal with Tel Aviv

Israel bombed Gaza on Wednesday after militants fired rockets through the night, overshadowing the signing of landmark normalisation deals with the United Arab Emirates...
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UN chief: Israel deals opportunity for two-state solution

Recently inked normalization deals between Israel and two Gulf Arab states pose an opportunity for headway on achieving a two-state solution, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres...
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Trump believes Saudi Arabia to follow UAE and Bahrain in normalizing Israeli ties

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he believes Saudi Arabia will follow Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in fully normalizing relations with...
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Trump hosts Israel, Bahrain, UAE peace ceremony

US President Donald Trump will host a ceremony Tuesday where Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates normalize relations with Israel, redrawing the Middle East's...
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Wars and peace: Israel ties with the Arab world

Israel, which on Tuesday is set to sign accords to normalise ties with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, has had a turbulent history...
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Israel, Gulf states accord charts new era for Middle East

A new era for the Middle East will be charted Tuesday when the UAE and Bahrain sign agreements to recognise Israel, in a move...
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A timeline of Israeli relations with the Arab world

Israel, which on Friday announced an accord to normalise relations with Bahrain, has had a turbulent history with the Arab world, with which it...
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Bahrain normalizes ties with Israel as Trump plan for Middle East gathers pace

The island kingdom of Bahrain reportedly will be the fourth Arab country to normalize diplomatic relations with Israel — and the second as part...

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