Tag Archives: United Arab Emirates

Heard from Israeli New Yorker: “Every day I tell my husband, ‘We’re moving to Dubai’”

NEW YORK POST Surprise exodus of Jewish Americans moving to once-hostile UAE by Doree Lewak November 28, 2020 When Elie Abadie was in his Upper East Side home watching the signing of the historic Abraham Accords — the peace treaty … Continue reading

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Israel’s ‘Reservists on Duty’ shows fruitful Israeli display in Dubai (UAE) market. Amazing.

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Netanyahu hails UAE visa exemption agreement as boost for reciprocal tourism

TIMES OF ISRAEL Israel ratifies visa exemption agreement with UAE, its first with Arab state by Raphael Ahren November 22, 2020 Israel’s cabinet ratified a mutual visa exemption agreement with the United Arab Emirates on Sunday — the Jewish state’s … Continue reading

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The Mideast “can no longer remain captive to the destructive ideas of extremists who view history as a continuum of inevitable conflict”

TIMES OF ISRAEL An Emirati perspective on the UAE-Israel peace agreement by Lea Suissa October 19, 2020 …The UAE pursues the interests of its people in all circumstances. It views the normalization of the UAE’s relationship with Israel as a … Continue reading

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UAE minister Anwar Gargash:”if Israelis take strategic approach, ‘more doors will open to them’ in the Arab world”

TIMES OF ISRAEL UAE minister: Iran’s aggression made Arab world look at Israel ‘with fresh eyes’ by Edith M. Lederer September 26, 2020 The United Arab Emirates didn’t need peace with Israel to counter Iran, a top UAE official said … Continue reading

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“History is in the making in Washington today, and not only for the Middle East. What we are witnessing is the construction of a bridge between the three monotheistic religions”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) The Abraham Accords and a changing Middle East by Fiamma Nirenstein September 15, 2020 Whether we call it peace or normalization isn’t very important: The agreements being signed today between Israel, the United Arab … Continue reading

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Trump’s negotiators buck the wisdom that led to decades of bipartisan failure (Washington’s talking heads got it wrong once again)

FREE BEACON The ‘Coffee Boy’ Makes Peace in the Middle East Editorial Board September 15, 2020 Avi Berkowitz’s elevation to a top negotiating position on President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace team was met with near-universal derision by so-called experts … Continue reading

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Heard in #AbuDhabi: “The younger generation in the Middle East has much to gain from abandoning extremism and fostering ties with Israel”

JERUSALEM POST Netanyahu gave Israel a place among the nations in a new Middle East by Lahav Harkov September 4, 2020 …It clearly was not just Israelis who were excited about this new development. The Emiratis pulled out all the … Continue reading

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Bahrain joins Saudi Arabia, extending airspace access to Israel

ALGEMEINER New Bahrain Policy to Allow Flights Between Israel and UAE to Cross Its Airspace by Reuters September 4, 2020 Flights between Israel and the United Arab Emirates will be able to fly over Bahrain after the kingdom on Thursday … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia decision “not specific to Israel, but rather part of a larger arrangement to open its skies to everyone, even those countries such as Israel with whom it does not have relations”

JERUSALEM POST Saudi Arabia to open its airspace to Israel in nod to Middle East peace by Tovah Lazaroff, Omri Nahmias September 2, 2020 Saudi Arabia announced it would allow Israeli flights to the United Arab Emirates to cross its … Continue reading

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