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United Nations to commemorate Palestinian Nakba next year after 90-30 vote with 47 abstentions

I24NEWS UN resolution calls Israel’s founding a ‘catastrophe’ Josh Marks December 1, 2022 The United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday passed a resolution to mark the founding of the modern state of Israel in 1948 as a “catastrophe.” Palestinians consider … Continue reading

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“President Joe Biden entered office determined to abrogate Trump’s foreign policy initiatives. That the Abraham Accords are the sole survivor is a testament to their logic and strength”

WASHINGTON JEWISH WEEK How the Abraham Accords Took a Different Path Michael Rubin August 3, 2022 …Greenblatt also describe the evolution and logic of the Bahrain conference that unveiled a $50 billion investment plan for the Palestinians. The plan aimed … Continue reading

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“The Negev Summit was at once a spectacular success and one of the most flagrant displays of Israeli diplomatic incompetence in history”

JNS A tale of two Negev Summits by David Wurmser March 29, 2022 The just-concluded Sde Boker summit was at once a tremendous and moving success and an unmitigated disaster. It was in fact two summits happening at the same time. … Continue reading

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Hatikvah greets President Herzog on UAE visit

REUTERS Israel supports UAE security needs, president says on first visit January 30, 2022 Israel’s president, making his first visit on Sunday to the United Arab Emirates, said his country supports the Gulf state’s security needs and wants more countries … Continue reading

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“The Abraham Accords represent a future that we believe must become more commonplace: one in which differences are set aside in favor of dialogue”

THE NATIONAL NEWS UAE-Israel peace is more than an agreement. It’s a way of life. by Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Yair Lapid July 1, 2021 The world expected our differences to define us. One of us is … Continue reading

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Biden administration turns its back on peace between Israel and Arab states in order to pursue deal with Iran

TABLET MAG Biden Torpedoes Abraham Accords Summit by Lee Smith March 21, 2021 Media reports on March 18 revealed that the United Arab Emirates has suspended its plans for an Abraham Accords summit in Abu Dhabi with Israel, the United … Continue reading

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“In the Middle East, where sport and diplomacy are closely intertwined, political passions can spill over onto the playing field”

ASSOCIATED PRESS Israel and UAE rugby teams face off in 1st after new ties by Isabel Debre March 19, 2021 … With the Palestinian cause the core issue uniting Arabs across the region for decades, Israeli players meeting Arab opponents … Continue reading

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Abu Dhabi to put money into Israel’s strategic sectors including energy manufacturing, water, space, healthcare and agri-tech

TIMES OF ISRAEL UAE announces $10 billion fund for investments in Israel by AFP March 12, 2021 The United Arab Emirates on Thursday announced it was setting up a $10 billion investment fund aimed at strategic sectors in Israel, with … Continue reading

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UAE—now at peace with Israel—won’t resume UNRWA funding

REUTERS UAE halts funding to UN Palestinian agency in ‘reset’ of aid programme February 8, 2021 The United Arab Emirates does not plan to resume funding to the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, which was halted last year, until … Continue reading

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#Holocaust remembrance: “Participants from the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Morocco and Saudi Arabia joined viewers from North America, Europe and Israel in more personal kind of diplomacy”

JNS In a first, Arab-initiated event commemorates the Holocaust in wake of Abraham Accords by Eliana Rudee January 27, 2021 In the wake of the Abraham Accords and in honor of International Holocaust Memorial Day on Jan. 27, individuals from … Continue reading

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