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News and updates about Abraham Accords

US Ambassador:

'A Palestinian state would be a defeat for Hamas'

H.E Amb. Jacob J. Lew, U.S. Ambassador to Israel, declares that the Palestinian Authority and a Palestinian state - rather than rewarding Hamas - could undermine everything it stands for.

'A Palestinian state would be a defeat for Hamas'

For the Abraham Accords

Israel Heritage Foundation gives Trump an award

Rabbi David Katz, IHF executive director: The President was very excited to see us. He is very much in favor of Israel having to win the war.

Israel Heritage Foundation gives Trump an award

Former US Middle East envoy:

'There were a few steps back in Israel Arab ties'

Arutz Sheva spoke to former special envoy Jason Greenblatt about Israel's relations with her neighbors, the day after the war, and how Palestinians feel about October 7th.

'There were a few steps back in Israel Arab ties'

Jason Greenblatt:

'They're asking for dead people to testify, it's obscene'

Fmr. advisor to Pres. Trump discusses denial of Hamas atrocities, peace with Arab states, campus antisemitism, and more.

'They're asking for dead people to testify, it's obscene'

French Ambassador to Israel:

'France is gradually changing the way it looks at this region'

France’s new Ambassador to Israel speaks to i24NEWS: We always want to promote what is incredible in relations between France and Israel.

'France is gradually changing the way it looks at this region'

US State Department:

'We recommit ourselves to the goal of expanding Abraham Accords'

State Department marks 3rd anniversary of peace accords between Israel and the countries of the UAE, Bahrain, Morocco, and Sudan.

'We recommit ourselves to the goal of expanding Abraham Accords'

UAE Ambassador:

'UAE can do little to stop Israel from applying sovereignty'

Ambassador to the US Yousef al-Otaiba addresses panel marking 3rd anniversary of the Abraham Accords.

'UAE can do little to stop Israel from applying sovereignty'

Dubai religious leader meets Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu

Ahmed Obaid Al Mansoori, who founded the first Holocaust museum exhibit in the Arab world, meets Safed chief rabbi.

Dubai religious leader meets Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu

Young Israelis, Emiratis, Bahrainis, Moroccans meet in DC

Coation of youths from all Abraham Accords nations mark 3rd anniversary of accords, will meet senior US officials.

Young Israelis, Emiratis, Bahrainis, Moroccans meet in DC

Economic corridor to connect countries from Israel to India

PM Netanyahu announces 'unprecedented breakthrough initiative' economic corridor connecting India, Middle East, Israel, and Europe.

Economic corridor to connect countries from Israel to India

Minister Eliyahu visits UAE:

'I encountered genuine respect for Judaism'

Minister of Heritage first minister from current government to visit the country.

'I encountered genuine respect for Judaism'

The man behind Oslo:

'It was a public relations failure, not a disaster'

Dr. Yair Hirschfeld, among the architects of the Oslo Accords, sees them as a chance for a new opportunity for the entire Middle East.

'It was a public relations failure, not a disaster'

Foreign Minister heads to Bahrain to inaugurate embassy

Minister Eli Cohen to make first visit to Abraham Accords signatory, sign several memoranda of understanding between Israel and Bahrain.

Foreign Minister heads to Bahrain to inaugurate embassy

This is what Israel should offer Saudi Arabia

Rapprochement between Israel and Saudi Arabia could have serious consequences - but perhaps there is another way. Op-ed.

This is what Israel should offer Saudi Arabia

Man jailed in Morocco for criticizing ties with Israel

A man who criticized the king of Morocco for normalizing ties with Israel has been jailed for challenging the king's decision.

Man jailed in Morocco for criticizing ties with Israel

Foreign Minister Cohen:

'Israel is closer than ever to a deal with Saudi Arabia'

Foreign Minister Eli Cohen says Israel is close to agreement with Saudis, but won't say whether it would agree to a construction freeze.

'Israel is closer than ever to a deal with Saudi Arabia'

Minister Cohen's initiative:

Negev Forum will convene in Morocco in the coming months

Minister Eli Cohen meets US special envoy for the Abraham Accords, Dan Shapiro.

Negev Forum will convene in Morocco in the coming months

President Biden confirms possible Saudi-Israel accord

President Biden told donors that 'there may be progress between Israel and Saudi Arabia.'

President Biden confirms possible Saudi-Israel accord

'Israelis feel at home in Morocco'

David and Yaakov Ochayon, residents of Morocco, tell about the growing connection between Israel and Morocco.

'Israelis feel at home in Morocco'

In Israel, UAE and Bahrain:

Cycling race to celebrate Abraham Accords

"The Race for Peace", which will take place in October 2024 in the three countries, is an initiative of philanthropist Sylvan Adams.

Cycling race to celebrate Abraham Accords

Foreign Minister reveals:

'I'll meet reps. of countries with which we have no relations'

Minister Eli Cohen estimates that several new embassies of foreign countries will be opened in Jerusalem by the end of 2023.

'I'll meet reps. of countries with which we have no relations'

Dan Shapiro named as US envoy to expand Abraham Accords

Secretary of State Blinken announces former US Ambassador to Israel to be appointed Senior Advisor for Regional Integration.

Dan Shapiro named as US envoy to expand Abraham Accords

Minister Silman gifts menorah to Moroccan counterpart

Environmental Protection Minister Idit Silman gifted a menorah to her Moroccan counterpart, saying 'the Menorah is the light of the world.'

Minister Silman gifts menorah to Moroccan counterpart

Israel, UAE, and Bahrain form team to promote joint tourism

Discussions between the countries' tourism ministries to begin next week. Will include travel agents, Airline reps., and hoteliers.

Israel, UAE, and Bahrain form team to promote joint tourism

House approves bill to create new Abraham Accords special envoy

The bipartisan bill was approved by a large majority of 413 to 13, with eight members not voting.

House approves bill to create new Abraham Accords special envoy

Moroccan FM:

'Abraham Accords created incredible momentum for Mideast peace'

Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita addresses American Jewish Committee Global Forum in Tel Aviv.

'Abraham Accords created incredible momentum for Mideast peace'

Secretary of State Blinken:

'We will discuss normalization during Saudi Arabia trip'

Secretary Blinken told AIPAC: 'The US has a real national security interest in promoting normalization between Israel and Saudi Arabia'

'We will discuss normalization during Saudi Arabia trip'

Report:

Blinken considering Dan Shapiro as Abraham Accords point person

Dan Shapiro served as US ambassador to Israel under Obama and later as adviser to the US envoy for Iran.

Blinken considering Dan Shapiro as Abraham Accords point person

David Friedman:

5 years on, the US embassy in Jerusalem remains the key to peace

Some say that the Abraham Accords were achieved despite moving our embassy to Jerusalem. No, they were signed because of the move. Op-ed.

5 years on, the US embassy in Jerusalem remains the key to peace

Israel's UAE Ambassador:

'More countries will join the Abraham Accords'

Ambassador Amir Hayek to i24NEWS: We have great relations with the Emiratis. We are moving forward.

'More countries will join the Abraham Accords'

On Israel's Independence Day:

House approves pro-Israel resolution

House of Representatives approves resolution calling for expansion Abraham Accords and expressing support for US relations with Israel.

House approves pro-Israel resolution

MK Tal:

'UAE visit shows we can change the region, world together'

Religious Zionism MK Ohad Tal concludes visit to UAE to familiarize the country with Israel's current ruling coalition.

'UAE visit shows we can change the region, world together'

Report:

Blinken urged Niger to normalize ties with Israel

Blinken and President Mohamed Bazoum's discussion on Israel part of US efforts to add more countries to the Abraham Accords.

Blinken urged Niger to normalize ties with Israel

First Israeli book translated into Arabic since Abraham Accords

In a tweet in Arabic, Segal wrote this is the first book to be translated into Arabic by an official publisher since the Abraham Accords.

First Israeli book translated into Arabic since Abraham Accords

'An unprecedented event'

Azerbaijani, Bahraini, Israeli ambassadors host Ramadan event

The ambassadors hosted US officials, diplomats, members of the media, and civil society leaders for a traditional break-fast meal.

Azerbaijani, Bahraini, Israeli ambassadors host Ramadan event

The concerning message from UAE President's close associate

Emirati businessman Khaldoon Al Mubarak, who visited Israel, warned that "Israeli government's direction is contrary to Abraham Accords."

The concerning message from UAE President's close associate

1st Knesset delegation since Abraham Accords travels to Bahrain

MK Danny Danon heads official delegation from Coalition and Opposition, including MK Dan Illouz, MK Yifat Sasha-Biton and MK Elazar Stern

1st Knesset delegation since Abraham Accords travels to Bahrain

First since Abraham Accords:

Knesset delegation travels to Bahrain

The delegation includes representatives of both the coalition and the opposition.

Knesset delegation travels to Bahrain

More peace deals on the way?

Breakthrough expected very soon with four more countries

After Ramadan, expect to see progress unless something happens to derail it.

Breakthrough expected very soon with four more countries

NY reps. call for establishment of Abraham Accords special envoy

State Department envoy would work with regional and US stakeholders to expand Abraham Accords.

NY reps. call for establishment of Abraham Accords special envoy

Mazal Tov!

Former Trump aide who helped craft Abraham Accords marries

Avi Berkowitz, aide to Trump and advisor to Jared Kushner who helped craft Abraham Accords, marries Gabrielle Posner.

Former Trump aide who helped craft Abraham Accords marries

Sudan on its way to joining the Abraham Accords

Israel now hopes to advance agreements with Mauritania and Indonesia as well.

Sudan on its way to joining the Abraham Accords

Netanyahu to CNN:

'We've taken action against certain Iranian weapons development'

PM Netanyahu tells Jake Tapper: If we wait for the Palestinians, we’re not going to have peace.

'We've taken action against certain Iranian weapons development'

Netanyahu tells Senators tighter cooperation against Iran needed

PM meets bi-partisan delegation from Abraham Accords Congressional Caucus which is visiting Israel.

Netanyahu tells Senators tighter cooperation against Iran needed

Young Israeli, US, and UAE business executives gather in Dubai

Birthright initiative brings 40 promising young business executives from the US, Israel, and UAE together for leadership program in Dubai.

Young Israeli, US, and UAE business executives gather in Dubai

Amid tensions:

Israeli delegation to depart for UAE

TV report: A delegation of senior Israeli officials will depart for Abu Dhabi on Sunday to prepare next Negev Summit.

Israeli delegation to depart for UAE

Report:

Netanyahu to visit UAE in first foreign trip

During Netanyahu's previous term in office, he participated in signing ceremony of US-brokered Abraham Accords.

Netanyahu to visit UAE in first foreign trip

Op-ed:

The so-called Saudi Plan

David Singer's Saudi Plan, whose source is an MBS confidant:, is now passe because Bibi will get MBS to join the Abraham Accords. Critique.

The so-called Saudi Plan

Report:

Netanyahu promised Saudis to refrain from annexation

Since his victory in the last elections, designated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been in under-the-radar contact with Riyad.

Netanyahu promised Saudis to refrain from annexation

US plans 'Negev Summit 2'

US official says Washington plans a meeting early in 2023 between Israel and Arab nations that recognize it.

US plans 'Negev Summit 2'

One thousand French and Moroccan high schoolers visit Israel

High Schoolers from schools in France, Switzerland, and Morocco came to Israel to explore options for academic studies in the country.

One thousand French and Moroccan high schoolers visit Israel

ZOA to US government:

'Facilitate Israeli-Saudi Peace and normalization'

After designated PM Netanyahu expressed hope to work towards normalization with Saudi Arabia the ZOA is demanding the US step in to help.

'Facilitate Israeli-Saudi Peace and normalization'

Netanyahu:

'Peace with Saudi Arabia would end the Arab-Israeli conflict'

PM-designate tells Washington Examiner peace with the Saudis would lead to peace with other countries, but "it's up to the Saudis".

'Peace with Saudi Arabia would end the Arab-Israeli conflict'

Former Trump aid who helped craft Abraham Accords gets engaged

Avi Berkowitz, aide to Trump and advisor to Jared Kushner who helped craft Abraham Accords, gets engaged.

Former Trump aid who helped craft Abraham Accords gets engaged

Reps of 30 nations sign Abraham Accords family values pledge

Dozens of world leaders, diplomats, and other representatives gather in Rome for Abraham Accords Global Leadership summit.

Reps of 30 nations sign Abraham Accords family values pledge

Former amb. Danny Danon:

'Peace treaty between Israel & Saudi Arabia this year'

First Annual Abraham Accords Global Leadership Summit brings together leaders from over 30 countries.

'Peace treaty between Israel & Saudi Arabia this year'

Interfaith conference brings together leaders from 3 religions

University of Haifa brings over 50 academics together from across the globe in a groundbreaking show of interfaith solidarity.

Interfaith conference brings together leaders from 3 religions

Pres. Herzog writes column in Bahraini press

Ahead of historic 1st visit by an Israeli head of state tp Bahrain, Herzog extols deepening relationship, cooperation between the countries.

Pres. Herzog writes column in Bahraini press

Trump:

'We could have truly had peace in the Middle East'

Former President speaks at Republican Jewish Coalition event in Las Vegas, says again US Jews “don’t appreciate” his Israel policies.

'We could have truly had peace in the Middle East'

Will Arab allies abandon Israel over right-wing government?

A strategic expert from Tel Aviv University says Netanyahu may become a 'balancing act' between the Right and the Arab world.

Will Arab allies abandon Israel over right-wing government?