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FM Yair Lapid to make first-ever official visit of Israeli government minister to the UAE

FM Yair Lapid to make first-ever official visit of Israeli government minister to the UAE

During two-day visit, Lapid will preside over opening of Israeli embassy in Abu Dhabi, consulate in Dubai.Ido Ben Porat, 21/06/2021 12:40
Report: Lapid to visit UAE in first foreign trip

Report: Lapid to visit UAE in first foreign trip

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid expected to become the first Israeli minister to visit the UAE since the signing of the Abraham Accords.Elad Benari, 21/06/2021 04:28
Bahrain, UAE welcome new Israeli government

Bahrain, UAE welcome new Israeli government

Bahrain Crown Prince congratulates Bennett and Lapid, while UAE Foreign Minister speaks to Lapid.Elad Benari, 15/06/2021 01:09
Report: Biden administration seeking to expand Abraham Accords

Report: Biden administration seeking to expand Abraham Accords

Biden administration reportedly planning to encourage more Arab countries to sign accords with Israel.Elad Benari, 10/06/2021 06:06
State Department shuns the term 'Abraham Accords'

State Department shuns the term 'Abraham Accords'

Biden State Department discourages employees from referring to peace agreements between Israel and its Arab neighbors by official name.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/06/2021 00:52
UAE ambassador to Israel visits head of Sephardic Council of Sages

UAE ambassador to Israel visits head of Sephardic Council of Sages

Mohammed Al-Khajah conversed with Rabbi Shalom Cohen, who bestowed on him the Priestly Blessing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2021 18:10
Jared Kushner establishes Abraham Accords Institute for Peace

Jared Kushner establishes Abraham Accords Institute for Peace

New institute will work to solidify and expand normalized ties between Israel and Arab countries in the Abraham Accords.Dan Verbin, 05/05/2021 17:36
Israeli and UAE national libraries ink historic agreement

Israeli and UAE national libraries ink historic agreement

National archive deal is latest part of Abraham Accords.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 12:29
Biden stresses importance of Abraham Accords in conversation with UAE Crown Prince

Biden stresses importance of Abraham Accords in conversation with UAE Crown Prince

US President speaks by phone with United Arab Emirates Crown Prince, underlines strategic importance of normalization of ties with Israel.Elad Benari, 04/05/2021 23:07
In Congress, bipartisan support grows for bills backing expanded Israeli-Arab ties

In Congress, bipartisan support grows for bills backing expanded Israeli-Arab ties

Top Democratic and Republican lawmakers from House Foreign Affairs Committee join bill supporting expansion of normalization agreements.Ron Kampeas/JTA, 21/04/2021 22:52
UAE ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba to speak at J Street conference

UAE ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba to speak at J Street conference

The ambassador will discuss the recent normalization brought forward via the Abraham Accords.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 13:38
Bahraini embassy under construction, ambassador appointed

Bahraini embassy under construction, ambassador appointed

After Abraham Accords were signed last year, Bahrain has appointed an ambassador to Israel and construction of embassy building underway.ILTV, 01/04/2021 09:02
Bahrain names first ever Ambassador to Israel

Bahrain names first ever Ambassador to Israel

Israeli, Bahraini foreign ministers speak following Bahrain's decision to open an embassy, appoint ambassador to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/03/2021 15:18
Netanyahu: Four more Arab states to sign deals with Israel

Netanyahu: Four more Arab states to sign deals with Israel

In what some perceive as another campaign move by the Netanyahu team, the Prime Minister announced talks with 4 more Arab states.Eitan Divinsky, 16/03/2021 20:02
Former senior Trump advisor says Arab-Israeli conflict in 'last vestiges'

Former senior Trump advisor says Arab-Israeli conflict in 'last vestiges'

Jared Kushner expressed hope that the Abraham Accords will usher in a new era of "friendly relations" in the Middle East.Dan Verbin, 15/03/2021 19:08
Watch: Shalva Band performs 'Bridge Over Troubled Water'

Watch: Shalva Band performs 'Bridge Over Troubled Water'

In spectacular hit event, the Shalva Band goes public with 'Bridge Over Troubled Water'- in Hebrew, Arabic, and English.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2021 14:51
Netanyahu: Crown Prince of UAE is going to invest in Israel

Netanyahu: Crown Prince of UAE is going to invest in Israel

Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, tells Netanyahu he plans to invest billions of dollars in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/03/2021 11:53
Women's role in Abraham Accords celebrated on International Women’s Day

Women's role in Abraham Accords celebrated on International Women’s Day

Israel’s ambassador along with Embassies of Morocco, UAE, and Bahrain, co-host event highlighting women’s role in the Abraham Accords.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2021 22:00
Netanyahu meets UAE Ambassador: We are changing the world

Netanyahu meets UAE Ambassador: We are changing the world

The two discuss the potential for developing regional and bilateral joint projects in a wide range of areas.Ben Ariel, 03/03/2021 03:58
'The entire Israeli people welcomes you with joy'

'The entire Israeli people welcomes you with joy'

President Reuven Rivlin receives diplomatic credentials from the first Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2021 05:27
Mike Pompeo awarded for combating anti-Semitism, predicts expanded Abraham Accords

Mike Pompeo awarded for combating anti-Semitism, predicts expanded Abraham Accords

Pompeo handed inaugural Global Leadership Award at Combat Anti-Semitism Movement’s Annual Summit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2021 22:29
Pompeo: Many people in Saudi Arabia want to normalize ties with Israel

Pompeo: Many people in Saudi Arabia want to normalize ties with Israel

Former Secretary of State expresses hope that Saudi Arabia will join the Abraham Accords.Elad Benari, 01/03/2021 04:57
Report: Israel, Saudi, Bahrain and UAE in talks on defense alliance

Report: Israel, Saudi, Bahrain and UAE in talks on defense alliance

Israel reportedly in talks with Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates on establishing four-nation defense alliance.Elad Benari, 26/02/2021 06:02
Report: UAE ambassador to Israel to begin term next week

Report: UAE ambassador to Israel to begin term next week

UAE’s first ambassador to Israel expected to arrive in Israel this coming Monday, senior officials say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/02/2021 05:38
UAE appoints ambassador to Israel

UAE appoints ambassador to Israel

Mohammed Mahmoud Al Khajah sworn in as the UAE's ambassador to Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 15/02/2021 00:05
The PA is back on the State Department docket

The PA is back on the State Department docket

Normalization is no substitute for peace, yet peace can’t happen without it Opinion.Yisrael Medad, 04/02/2021 10:00
Watch: Architects of Abraham Accords nominated for Nobel Prize

Watch: Architects of Abraham Accords nominated for Nobel Prize

Trump's former lawyer Alan Dershowitz said 'Nobel Peace Prize is not a popularity contest...'i24NEWS, 03/02/2021 13:13
Kushner and his deputy nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Kushner and his deputy nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Jared Kushner and his deputy, Avi Berkowitz, nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for their role in Abraham Accords.Elad Benari, 01/02/2021 06:02
Biden admin. halts weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, UAE

Biden admin. halts weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, UAE

American geopolitical expert says US wants to 'make sure American technology isn't leaked to China, Russia.'i24NEWS, 30/01/2021 22:49
Dubai: Mezuzah placed on door of Israel Diamond Exchange office

Dubai: Mezuzah placed on door of Israel Diamond Exchange office

Senior UAE rabbi places mezuzah on door of new Israel Diamond Exchange representative in Dubai. 'Inclusiveness drives country's strength.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2021 12:46
Blinken: We very much support the Abraham Accords

Blinken: We very much support the Abraham Accords

Secretary of State explains halt of F-35 sale to UAE is a typical move when a new administration comes in.Elad Benari, 27/01/2021 23:30
Watch: Israeli, Arab activists promote Holocaust awareness

Watch: Israeli, Arab activists promote Holocaust awareness

Social activists from Israel, Gulf states mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day - 'Spreading message in the Arab world.'i24NEWS, 27/01/2021 09:15
Will Abraham Accords translate to united military front against Iran?

Will Abraham Accords translate to united military front against Iran?

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi says UAE, Bahrain share Israel's concerns over Iran nuclear threat, Abraham Accords is a 'warm peace.'Yoni Kempinski, 26/01/2021 19:37
Israeli missions open in Dubai, Rabat

Israeli missions open in Dubai, Rabat

Ambassador David Govrin arrives to head first Israeli mission to Morocco in 20 years as new consulate opened in the UAE.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/01/2021 16:56
Biden will continue Trump's Abraham Accords framework, says NSA

Biden will continue Trump's Abraham Accords framework, says NSA

New National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan tells top Israeli official Biden administration will 'build on' Trump's Mideast peace process.David Rosenberg, 24/01/2021 17:30
UAE approves opening of embassy in Israel

UAE approves opening of embassy in Israel

United Arab Emirates announces plans to open embassy in Tel Aviv, after cabinet approves embassy plan.David Rosenberg, 24/01/2021 15:58
Trouble in Paradise? Israelis behaving badly in the Emirates

Trouble in Paradise? Israelis behaving badly in the Emirates

Reports of Israeli tourists to the UAE are becoming the norm, as tends of thousands flock to the Gulf oasis.ILTV, 20/01/2021 09:14
Ambassador Friedman: Return to Iran deal could damage peace process

Ambassador Friedman: Return to Iran deal could damage peace process

Outgoing US Ambassador to Israel says Abraham Accords were possible because parties saw US strength.Gary Willig, 18/01/2021 15:32
US Central Command's mission to include Israel

US Central Command's mission to include Israel

Israel will be included in the military sphere managed by the head of US Central Command in wake of normalization with Arab states.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/01/2021 21:04
Can the Abraham Accords withstand the Democratic Party’s left-wing wave?

Can the Abraham Accords withstand the Democratic Party’s left-wing wave?

American left slams Israel, UAE, Bahrain & Saudi Arabia over human-rights, but ignore brutality that Iran shows its own people. OpinionNajat Al-Saied, 10/01/2021 15:49
Top Bahraini journalist says her colleagues are bullied for supporting ties with Israel

Top Bahraini journalist says her colleagues are bullied for supporting ties with Israel

President of Bahrain Journalists Association tells Jewish-American colleagues Arab reporters are bullied for supporting ties with Israel.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 08/01/2021 11:31
Top US officials allege Kushner's 'conflict of interest'

Top US officials allege Kushner's 'conflict of interest'

Wall Street Journal alleges Trump advisor Jared Kushner's family business planning to sell bonds in Israel. Some US officials up in arms.ILTV, 03/01/2021 20:26
A non-belligerence agreement is better than a peace treaty

A non-belligerence agreement is better than a peace treaty

Recent peace treaties conceal the danger of an economic takeover of Israel by the Gulf states. Thiat is as dangerous as ceding land.Op-ed/Atty. Doron Nit Zvi, 03/01/2021 08:21
Former Bahraini ambassador: 2021 will be even more exciting

Former Bahraini ambassador: 2021 will be even more exciting

Former Bahraini Ambassador to the US Houda Nonoo speaks with Arutz Sheva about the next steps in the Israel-Bahrain relationshipYoni Kempinski, 31/12/2020 22:40
The real threat to the Abraham Accords under Biden

The real threat to the Abraham Accords under Biden

Analysts differ on what may transpire between Israel and the countries with whom there is now peace, but all agree on one danger. Op-ed.Rachel Avraham, 27/12/2020 11:10
Will Biden Administration end the Abraham Accords?

Will Biden Administration end the Abraham Accords?

PM's diplomatic adviser sums up visit to Morocco and says to Arutz Sheva that other countries want to 'jump on bandwagon' of normalization.Yoni Kempinski, 27/12/2020 09:01
Kushner: 'We were the most pro-Israel administration'

Kushner: 'We were the most pro-Israel administration'

Kushner and Middle East envoy Avi Berkowitz foresee 'rosy future for region': 'They will get closer to each other, learn to know each other'Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2020 07:54
Trump gives awards to aides over Israel-Arab agreements

Trump gives awards to aides over Israel-Arab agreements

Pompeo, Mnuchin, Kushner and Ambassador Friedman among those awarded National Security Medal for efforts in brokering "Abraham Accords".Elad Benari, 24/12/2020 05:44
The Palestinians do understand defeat

The Palestinians do understand defeat

Lately, Palestinian Arab leadership has shown it understands that it has to make the best of the fact that it was beaten. Op-ed.Nave Dromi, 22/12/2020 22:46
Israeli-American delegation departs for Morocco

Israeli-American delegation departs for Morocco

Delegation to be headed by Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner & Middle East envoy Avi Berkowitz.Nitzan Keidar, 22/12/2020 10:36
Kushner: We made peace through common sense and realism

Kushner: We made peace through common sense and realism

Advisor to President Trump says administration's fresh approach led to 4 peace deals where 'conventional thinking' failed for decades.Yoni Kempinski, 21/12/2020 21:18
Historic visit of the Sephardic Chief Rabbi, Harav Yitzhak Yosef, to the UAE

Historic visit of the Sephardic Chief Rabbi, Harav Yitzhak Yosef, to the UAE

UAE's Religious Tolerance Minister tells Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef: "We're all family here."Hezki Baruch, 20/12/2020 23:00
Watch: Israeli artist performs alongside Yemenite, Tunisian

Watch: Israeli artist performs alongside Yemenite, Tunisian

Israeli, Tunisian, & Yemenite singers teamed up for a joint performance in a new hit piece - 'A Song for Peace.'ILTV, 20/12/2020 22:55
Over 50,000 Israelis have already visited the UAE since peace deal signing

Over 50,000 Israelis have already visited the UAE since peace deal signing

Dubai Jewish center building luxury mikvah, as Israeli tourists flock to the UAE.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 18/12/2020 09:41
Watch: Doves of peace released in Dubai

Watch: Doves of peace released in Dubai

Rabbis, imams, and businessmen release doves in honor of peace treaty between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.Yehonatan Gottleib/Dubai, 16/12/2020 17:24
First Israeli-American delegation to visit Morocco next week

First Israeli-American delegation to visit Morocco next week

Jared Kushner to participate in Israeli-led delegation to Morocco to continue normalization talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2020 19:25
Watch: Bahraini journalist in fiery argument with ex-PA minister

Watch: Bahraini journalist in fiery argument with ex-PA minister

Journalist Amjad Taha faces off against former PA Minister Ashraf al-Ajrami in i24NEWS debate on Arab nations normalizing ties with Israel.i24NEWS, 15/12/2020 17:59