Palestinian Official Saeb Erekat in Critical Condition at Israeli Hospital

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — Saeb Erekat is in “critical” condition at an Israeli hospital after being diagnosed with COVID-19. Erekat, who has served as the chief negotiator for the Palestinian Liberation...

Israel Expects Aviation Deal With UAE Within Days

Israel and the United Arab Emirates will sign a commercial aviation deal imminently, an Israeli official said on Tuesday, as the countries cemented newly-normalized relations ahead of reciprocal delegation...

Israeli Cabinet Green-Lights Historic Peace Accord With UAE

i24 News – Israel’s cabinet has voted unanimously to approve the historic Israel-UAE peace accord, which will now be sent to the Knesset for ratification. Following Monday’s cabinet vote, the...

Israel, UAE and US Announce ‘Greater Coordination’ in Energy Sector

Israel, the UAE and the US issued a joint statement on Thursday presenting a “strategic vision for energy partnership,” the Emirati state news agency WAM reported. The statement — published...

Netanyahu Warns UN on Hezbollah’s Spread

  Following is Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech, given Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, to the U.N. General Assembly: “Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen, The Middle East is not exactly renowned for producing...

US Committed to Preserving Israel’s Qualitative Military Edge

(JTA) — The United States is committed to preserving Israel’s qualitative military edge in the Middle East, Defense Secretary Mark Esper told his Israeli counterpart. “A cornerstone of our defense...

Israeli Officials Board Israir Flight to Bahrain for Talks on Peace Deal – The first-ever Israir flight to Bahrain departed from Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion International Airport on Wednesday, eight days after the signing of the US-brokered Abraham Accords at the...

Trump Bullish on Future Israeli-Saudi Peace Deal

President Donald Trump told U.S. Jewish leaders on Wednesday that while he had not formally requested that Saudi Arabia sign a peace treaty with Israel “quite yet,” he was...

White House Ceremony Celebrates New Era for Israel, UAE and Bahrain

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Benjamin Netanyahu has complained for years about Arab leaders telling their people one thing in Arabic and diplomats saying another to Western audiences in English. Not...

Text of Abraham Accords Declaration

We, the undersigned, recognize the importance of maintaining and strengthening peace in the Middle East and around the world based on mutual understanding and coexistence, as well as respect...
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