From hummus to hi-tech: Israel CEOs seek 'friends', deals in UAE

From hummus to hi-tech: Israel CEOs seek 'friends', deals in UAE

Israeli businessmen head to UAE following normalization, looking to open up new markets, create business ties.Jonah Mandel, AFP, 11/2/2020, 7:53 AM
UAE representatives visit Jewish community of Berlin

UAE representatives visit Jewish community of Berlin

UAE ambassador to Germany holds historic meeting with Berlin city rabbi, agrees to hold Hanukkah candle lighting at embassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2020, 9:33 AM
White House notifies Congress of intention to sell F-35 to UAE

White House notifies Congress of intention to sell F-35 to UAE

Washington intends to sell 50 advanced F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates after Israel signals it will not oppose sale.Gary Willig, 10/29/2020, 6:24 PM
UAE delegation arrives in Israel

UAE delegation arrives in Israel

'We are making history today,' says Netanyahu as UAE and Israel sign four key agreements for implementing Abraham Accords.David Rosenberg, 10/20/2020, 12:32 PM
First ever UAE delegation to Israel set to arrive today

First ever UAE delegation to Israel set to arrive today

UAE officials to visit Israel Tuesday to sign series of agreements with Israeli government - including visa waiver for Israelis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2020, 8:08 AM
New York Rabbi Elie Abadie moves to Dubai

New York Rabbi Elie Abadie moves to Dubai

Leading New York rabbi returns to the Middle East. 'I feel like I’m coming home to my roots.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2020, 11:25 AM
Israel-UAE flights 'delayed to January'

Israel-UAE flights 'delayed to January'

Direct flights between Israel and the United Arab Emirates pushed off amid ongoing coronavirus lockdown.AFP, 10/13/2020, 2:51 PM
Israeli government to approve treaty with UAE

Israeli government to approve treaty with UAE

Peace agreement with UAE to be brought before Israeli government Monday for approval, ahead of ratification by full Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2020, 7:50 AM
UAE, Israel ministers in historic first meeting at Holocaust Memorial

UAE, Israel ministers in historic first meeting at Holocaust Memorial

Gabi Ashkenazi, UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan, and German FM Heiko Maas meet at Berlin Holocaust Memorial.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2020, 3:50 PM
Report: US, UAE to commit to F-35 fighter sale by December

Report: US, UAE to commit to F-35 fighter sale by December

Trump admin. looking for ways to make F-35s visible to Israeli radar, report claims, US and UAE plan to sign deal by early December.David Rosenberg, 9/22/2020, 1:27 PM
The strategic benefits of offering F-35s to the UAE

The strategic benefits of offering F-35s to the UAE

Some fear arming the UAE with F-35 fighters could imperil Israel's military edge. But it may actually offer some strategic benefits. Op-edAmin Tarzi, 9/21/2020, 12:36 PM
Shana Tova from the United Arab Emirates

Shana Tova from the United Arab Emirates

Rabbi Levi Duchman, Rabbi of the UAE recorded  Rosh Hashanah greeting to the people of the UAE in ArabicArutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2020, 5:12 PM
UAE amb to UN: 'Halting annexation' part of deal with Israel

UAE amb to UN: 'Halting annexation' part of deal with Israel

"Halting the annexation is part of this agreement, in order to allow the viability of the two states solution."Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2020, 9:25 AM
ANALYSIS: No new dawn in the Middle East after White House ceremony

ANALYSIS: No new dawn in the Middle East after White House ceremony

Do the peace deals with UAE, Bahrain herald the beginning of a 'New Middle East' as predicted by Shimon Peres?Yochanan Visser, 9/16/2020, 2:41 PM
UAE-Israel deal to be phased to block Israel from applying sovereignty before 2024

UAE-Israel deal to be phased to block Israel from applying sovereignty before 2024

Peace deal with UAE will reportedly be implemented in stages, to ensure Israel does not apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria until 2024.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2020, 11:28 AM
Israeli tech start-ups take on the Emirates

Israeli tech start-ups take on the Emirates

Partnerships between Israeli tech start-ups and UAE investors promoted immediately following the announcement of the UAE-Israel deal.Guillaume Lavallee, AFP, 9/14/2020, 1:56 PM
Cabinet minister insists: US sale of F-35 jets to UAE is being blown out of all proportion

Cabinet minister insists: US sale of F-35 jets to UAE is being blown out of all proportion

"All this talk of 'Israeli consent' is meaningless. The US makes up its own mind on who to sell arms to," says Israel's Energy Minister.Y Rabinovitz, 9/9/2020, 2:02 PM
Debbie Wasserman-Schultz warns against US sale of F-35s to UAE

Debbie Wasserman-Schultz warns against US sale of F-35s to UAE

Senior Democratic congresswoman warns sale of stealth fighters to UAE would weaken Israel's qualitative edge.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/9/2020, 8:54 AM
CEO of Israel's largest bank heading delegation to UAE

CEO of Israel's largest bank heading delegation to UAE

Israeli business delegation led by chief of country's largest bank head for UAE ahead of formal peace agreement.AFP, 9/8/2020, 3:00 PM
Report: UAE to send delegation to Israel on September 22

Report: UAE to send delegation to Israel on September 22

United Arab Emirates reportedly planning to send official delegation to Israel in two weeks ahead of signing of formal deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2020, 3:03 PM
In first, United Arab Emirates hotels to offer kosher food for travelers and events

In first, United Arab Emirates hotels to offer kosher food for travelers and events

UAE hotel group partners with kosher catering service to offer kosher food for travelers, events.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2020, 10:45 AM
El Al announces weekly cargo flights to Dubai

El Al announces weekly cargo flights to Dubai

Ahead of peace treaty with UAE, El Al announces launch of new cargo flight route to Dubai to carry agricultural and hi-tech goods.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 9/3/2020, 4:14 PM
Netanyahu: 'This is a tremendous breakthrough'

Netanyahu: 'This is a tremendous breakthrough'

'Flying over Saudi Arabia will shorten flight times, reduce costs,' Netanyahu says, after Saudis permit flights to Israel in Saudi airspace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2020, 2:43 PM
UAE looking to open consulate in Nazareth or Haifa

UAE looking to open consulate in Nazareth or Haifa

UAE hoping to open consulate in northern Israel in area with large Arab population, either in Haifa or Nazareth, senior official says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2020, 9:06 AM
UAE visit ends, delegation takes off for Israel

UAE visit ends, delegation takes off for Israel

Senior UAE official says before end of visit that US promised in talks that Israeli sovereignty will no longer be promoted.Mordechai Sones, 9/1/2020, 4:57 PM
Khamenei: UAE 'betrayed Islamic world' by agreeing to peace with Israel

Khamenei: UAE 'betrayed Islamic world' by agreeing to peace with Israel

Iran's supreme leader accuses United Arab Emirates of 'betraying' Islamic world and the Palestinian Arab cause by making peace with Israel.David Rosenberg, 9/1/2020, 12:03 PM
Netanyahu's secret meeting in Abu Dhabi

Netanyahu's secret meeting in Abu Dhabi

Two years ago, Prime Minister Netanyahu secretly traveled to the UAE for a meeting with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2020, 9:22 AM
Watch: Blowing the shofar in Abu Dhabi

Watch: Blowing the shofar in Abu Dhabi

Israeli delegation holds morning shaharit prayers in United Arab Emirates capital city ahead of talks with UAE leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2020, 8:44 AM
Kushner: Israel-UAE flight allowed to fly over Saudi Arabia

Kushner: Israel-UAE flight allowed to fly over Saudi Arabia

Historic first commercial flight from Israel to the UAE was allowed to use Saudi airspace and not forced to take longer route.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2020, 3:52 PM
US and Israeli delegations leave for historic flight to UAE

US and Israeli delegations leave for historic flight to UAE

Senior US and Israeli officials leave Israel aboard historic flight to Abu Dhabi for talks with UAE to finalize peace treaty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2020, 10:47 AM
Israel to declare UAE a 'green' country?

Israel to declare UAE a 'green' country?

Israel may cancel quarantine requirement for those returning from visiting the United Arab Emirates, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2020, 9:50 PM
El Al schedules its first flight to United Arab Emirates

El Al schedules its first flight to United Arab Emirates

El Al schedules first Israel-UAE flight for Monday, announces flight numbers for it and return flight.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/29/2020, 9:29 PM
United Arab Emirates repeals law imposing Israel boycott

United Arab Emirates repeals law imposing Israel boycott

In step towards normalization, UAE abolishes federal law imposing Israel boycott.AFP, 8/29/2020, 8:16 PM
UAE diplomat: Normalization has 'closed the gate on annexation'

UAE diplomat: Normalization has 'closed the gate on annexation'

UAE amb. to US writes in Israeli media that agreement with Israel "maintains the viability of a two-state solution."Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/23/2020, 7:37 AM
Israeli, UAE Jews hold joint kabbalat Shabbat ceremony via Zoom

Israeli, UAE Jews hold joint kabbalat Shabbat ceremony via Zoom

In first, Jews in Israel and United Arab Emirates hold joint pre-Sabbath prayer session, attended by Diaspora Minister Yankelevitch.Yoni Kempinski, 8/22/2020, 10:16 PM
Pompeo and Kushner will visit Israel

Pompeo and Kushner will visit Israel

US delegation planning visits to Israel, Gulf states, in effort to push normalization forward.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2020, 9:32 PM
Netanyahu: US arms sales to UAE not part of peace deal

Netanyahu: US arms sales to UAE not part of peace deal

Prime Minister says Israel still opposed to sale of top-tier weapons, including F-35 stealth fighters, to UAE.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2020, 3:02 PM
How much is peace with the UAE worth?

How much is peace with the UAE worth?

Israel's Economy Ministry gives its first estimate on the value of direct trade with and investments from the UAE.David Rosenberg, 8/16/2020, 10:41 PM
UAE rejects Iran 'threats' after Israel deal

UAE rejects Iran 'threats' after Israel deal

United Arab Emirates summons Iranian diplomat over 'threats' by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani against UAE over deal with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 8/16/2020, 7:38 PM
Poll: Israelis prefer peace deal with UAE over sovereignty

Poll: Israelis prefer peace deal with UAE over sovereignty

More than three-quarters of Israelis prefer reaching peace agreement with UAE to applying sovereignty to Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2020, 7:19 PM
Saeb Erekat: 'UAE peace deal is a killer for the two-state solution'

Saeb Erekat: 'UAE peace deal is a killer for the two-state solution'

PA negotiator Saeb Erekat excoriates Abraham Accords between Israel and United Arab Emirates. 'UAE deal is a killer to two-state solution.'Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 8/16/2020, 6:35 PM
Phone link between Israel and UAE inaugurated

Phone link between Israel and UAE inaugurated

Phone calls between Israel and UAE open, Israeli sites available in UAE following normalization agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2020, 1:09 PM
UAE: We won't establish embassy in Jerusalem

UAE: We won't establish embassy in Jerusalem

Senior officials in United Arab Emirates emphasize intention to quickly establish embassy in Israel, but say it won't be in Israeli capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2020, 8:08 AM
Israeli, Emirati, companies sign R&D agreement to help fight COVID-19

Israeli, Emirati, companies sign R&D agreement to help fight COVID-19

New agreement between TeraGroup and UAE's APEX will facilitate additional research, as well as development of coronavirus testing device.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2020, 12:16 AM
Diaspora Min. Yankelevitch holds Zoom meeting with UAE Jewish community

Diaspora Min. Yankelevitch holds Zoom meeting with UAE Jewish community

Diaspora Min. Yankelevitch receives invitation to visit UAE Jews, promises to integrate community into Ministry's global activities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2020, 11:18 PM
Jared Kushner: Agreement between Israel, UAE 'historic breakthrough'

Jared Kushner: Agreement between Israel, UAE 'historic breakthrough'

White House adviser Jared Kushner responds to Israel-UAE agreement, hopes 'Palestinian leadership' will be able to 'come to the table.'Chana Roberts, 8/14/2020, 10:56 AM
Jason Greenblatt: 'The region deserves this, and the region needs this'

Jason Greenblatt: 'The region deserves this, and the region needs this'

UAE agreement with Israel is 'bold, courageous,' and will allow region 'better, safer, more prosperous lives,' Jason Greenblatt says.i24News, 8/14/2020, 8:00 AM
'Today begins a new era in our relationship with the Arab world'

'Today begins a new era in our relationship with the Arab world'

Prime Minister announces US-brokered agreement with UAE, calling it beginning of a new era for Israel's relationship with the Arab worldDavid Rosenberg, 8/13/2020, 8:29 PM
Sovereignty Movement: 'Netanyahu is no longer leader of the Israeli Right'

Sovereignty Movement: 'Netanyahu is no longer leader of the Israeli Right'

Sovereignty Movement blasts PM's decision to suspend sovereignty plan in Judea and Samaria as part of peace deal with UAE.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2020, 7:36 PM
Watch: Trump announces Israel-UAE peace agreement

Watch: Trump announces Israel-UAE peace agreement

'I expect more Arab and Muslim countries will normalize relations with Israel, we're already discussing it,' says President Trump.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2020, 7:16 PM
Senior Israeli official: 'Sovereignty is still on the table, Trump asked to delay it'

Senior Israeli official: 'Sovereignty is still on the table, Trump asked to delay it'

Israel's 'suspension' of sovereignty plan for UAE peace deal is only temporary, senior Israeli official says. 'It's still on the table.'David Rosenberg, 8/13/2020, 6:45 PM
UAE, Israel reach historic peace deal

UAE, Israel reach historic peace deal

Israel to freeze sovereignty plan, after Trump admin. brokers peace deal between Israel and United Arab Emirates, normalizing relationsDavid Rosenberg, 8/13/2020, 6:26 PM
Watch: UAE reuintes Yemeni Jewish family, after 15 years of separation

Watch: UAE reuintes Yemeni Jewish family, after 15 years of separation

United Arab Emirates works to reunite Jewish family, after 15 years of separation. 'I'm overjoyed to be in the UAE,' father says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2020, 11:14 PM
Report: Israeli-American billionaire Haim Saban aided with anti-sovereignty op-ed

Report: Israeli-American billionaire Haim Saban aided with anti-sovereignty op-ed

Israeli-American billionaire Haim Saban reportedly helped publish UAE ambassador's anti-sovereignty op-ed - despite backing Trump plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2020, 1:48 PM
UAE ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba warns against sovereignty plan

UAE ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba warns against sovereignty plan

Senior UAE diplomat urges Israel to abandon sovereignty plan, warns of 'shock waves across Middle East' if it is adopted.David Rosenberg, 6/12/2020, 1:28 PM
Israel hails UAE space launch bid

Israel hails UAE space launch bid

Israel congratulates UAE on launch of 'Hope' probe to Mars in sign of warming ties.AFP, 6/9/2020, 8:05 PM
Torah class in the United Arab Emirates

Torah class in the United Arab Emirates

Jewish communities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, hold largest-ever Torah conference in Arab world.Yoni Kempinski, 6/8/2020, 12:06 PM