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We must remember constantly that because we are modern, liberal, democratic, and above all, Jews, we are seen as the “Other” in the Arab world surrounding us

ISRAEL INSTITUTE FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES Beware of Middle Eastern Politics by Mordechai Kedar May 12, 2019 …We must be aware of the fact that the rapprochement with the Saudis and the United Arab Emirates is solely due to the Iranian … Continue reading

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Said Sunday to an Abu Dhabi audience: “Ladies and Gentlemen, please rise for the national anthem of Israel”

JTA Israel’s national anthem played in Abu Dhabi for first time at judo tournament October 28, 2018 Israel’s national anthem was played for the first time in Abu Dhabi at a judo tournament. Israeli lightweight Judoka Sagi Muki on Sunday … Continue reading

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In show of strengthening ties between the two countries, Emirates’s Yousef al-Otaiba joins Ron Dermer at DC JINSA dinner

TIMES OF ISRAEL UAE ambassador to US shares table with Israel’s US envoy at pro-Israel event by Staff October 11, 2018 In a sign of closer ties between Jerusalem and its Arab neighbors, the ambassador to the US of the … Continue reading

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“Dani Pearl and Itai Moldavski were the first Israelis ever invited to take part in the five-day Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge”

ISRAEL 21C In first, Israeli drivers participate in UAE off-road race by Rebecca Stadlen Amir April 5, 2018 While most of Israel was preparing for the Passover holiday, Israeli drivers Dani Pearl and Itai Moldavski landed in the United Arab … Continue reading

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Qatar, Hamas financial patron, is accused by powerful Arab countries of destabilizing Gulf

ISRAEL HAYOM Arab states cut ties with Qatar over its support of terrorism by staff June 5, 2017 In an unprecedented breach between the most powerful members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates … Continue reading

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The cultivated relationship between “the UAE and the pro-Israel, neoconservative think tank called the Foundation for Defense of Democracies”

THE INTERCEPT Hacked Emails Show Top UAE Diplomat Coordinating with Pro-Israel Think Tank Against Iran by Zaid Jilani, Ryan Grim June 3, 2017 THE EMAIL ACCOUNT of one of Washington’s most connected and influential foreign operatives has been hacked. A … Continue reading

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United Arab Emerates: We’re happy to do business with Israelis. But when they visit, they’ll come in the service entrance.

ARUTZ SHEVA UAE: Israeli mission doesn’t reflect change in our policy by Ben Ariel November 28, 2015 The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stressed that the opening of a new Israeli diplomatic mission in Abu Dhabi does … Continue reading

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