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Lapid affixes mezuza at new embassy in Abu Dhabi, thanks Netanyahu for Abraham Accords

Lapid affixes mezuza at new embassy in Abu Dhabi, thanks Netanyahu for Abraham Accords

Foreign Minister Lapid offers his thanks to former PM Netanyahu for Abraham Accords, unveils new Israeli embassy in United Arab Emirates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2021 14:25
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
Israel to open economic attaché office in Abu Dhabi

Israel to open economic attaché office in Abu Dhabi

The office will aim to attract foreign investment and boost economic relations with Gulf states and the broader Arab world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2021 06:11
Netanyahu visit to UAE cancelled at last minute

Netanyahu visit to UAE cancelled at last minute

PMO says delay in Jordan approving flight path led to decision to cancel visit to Abu Dhabi. New date not yet set.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2021 15:25
Netanyahu to make first trip to UAE tomorrow

Netanyahu to make first trip to UAE tomorrow

Israeli PM to fly to Abu Dhabi Thursday, meet with Crown Prince of the UAE in historic visit to the Arab Gulf.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2021 13:35
Israel pulls out of UAE military expo citing Iran threat

Israel pulls out of UAE military expo citing Iran threat

Israel pulled out of biggest regional military expo featuring 900 companies from over 50 countries in Abu Dhabi due for fear of attack.ILTV, 28/02/2021 21:07
Israeli delegation backs out of arms fair due to fears of Iranian attack

Israeli delegation backs out of arms fair due to fears of Iranian attack

Israeli delegation, scheduled to participate in Abu Dhabi arms fair, cancels participation due to fears Iran will avenge scientists' deaths.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/02/2021 23:51
United Arab Emirates airline Etihad removes video about Israel

United Arab Emirates airline Etihad removes video about Israel

Abu Dhabi's airline, Etihad Airways, forced to remove promotional video after recommending passengers visit 'Second Temple'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2020 01:22
First ever joint venture between Hadassah & Abu Dhabi hospitals

First ever joint venture between Hadassah & Abu Dhabi hospitals

Two doctors, one from Jerusalem & another from Abu Dhabi, organized an international conference on pediatric intensive care.Hezki Baruch, 04/10/2020 18:06
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, 01/09/2020 09:22
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, 01/09/2020 08:44
UAE crown prince: We're committed to a Palestinian state

UAE crown prince: We're committed to a Palestinian state

Abu Dhabi crown prince says agreement with Israel is a sovereign decision in the favor of peace.Elad Benari, 01/09/2020 05:05
Netanyahu speaks to captain of first Israel-UAE flight

Netanyahu speaks to captain of first Israel-UAE flight

'You are now about to open the door to a different kind of peace – peace with investments, peace with tourism, peace with very many fruits'Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2020 16:59
Historic Israeli flight to UAE lands in Abu Dhabi

Historic Israeli flight to UAE lands in Abu Dhabi

First commercial flight from Israel to Arab Gulf lands in Abu Dhabi. US, Israeli delegations to be met by welcoming ceremony ahead of talks.David Rosenberg, 31/08/2020 14:58
UAE plane with assistance for PA lands in Israel

UAE plane with assistance for PA lands in Israel

For second time, Etihad cargo plane carrying coronavirus aid for the PA lands at Ben Gurion Airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2020 21:52
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, 08/06/2020 12:06
Plane arrives from Abu Dhabi to Israel for first time

Plane arrives from Abu Dhabi to Israel for first time

Etihad Airways plane lands in Israel after direct flight from Abu Dhabi. Medical equipment for PA on plane.Mordechai Sones, 19/05/2020 21:57
Israeli Foreign Minister visits Abu Dhabi

Israeli Foreign Minister visits Abu Dhabi

First trip by a senior Israeli minister to an Arab country immediately following the Bahrain conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/07/2019 17:50
Rabbi invited to Abu Dhabi by the Pope

Rabbi invited to Abu Dhabi by the Pope

Foundation for Ethnic Understanding President Rabbi Marc Schneier hails recognition of Jewish community of Dubai.Yoni Kempinski, 03/02/2019 18:16
What was Gabbay doing in Abu Dhabi?

What was Gabbay doing in Abu Dhabi?

Labor party chairman reportedly secretly visited Abu Dhabi last month and met with senior UAE officials.Ben Ariel, 08/01/2019 03:07
Israeli journalist interrogated in Abu Dhabi

Israeli journalist interrogated in Abu Dhabi

A Channel 2 journalist attempting to cover the Judo Grand Slam in Abu Dhabi interrogated by Emirati security forces for thirteen hoursEzra Sanders, 30/10/2018 20:29
Minister heads to Dubai as Israel makes diplomatic push in Gulf

Minister heads to Dubai as Israel makes diplomatic push in Gulf

Israeli minister calls for 'peace and security' during visit to Dubai, the latest event in Israel's bid for closer ties with Gulf states.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2018 11:56
Watch: Israeli minister visits Grand Mosque of Abu Dhabi

Watch: Israeli minister visits Grand Mosque of Abu Dhabi

Culture Minister Miri Regev invited to visit largest mosque in United Arab Emirates.Hezki Baruch, 29/10/2018 10:37
UAE judo competition to treat Israelis equally

UAE judo competition to treat Israelis equally

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam reinstated after its organizers promise equal treatment to Israeli athletes.Elad Benari, 04/09/2018 04:44
Israel wins 2 gold medals at Abu Dhabi ju-jitsu competition

Israel wins 2 gold medals at Abu Dhabi ju-jitsu competition

Israeli team takes home medals as country erased from map, national anthem not played at international competition.Gary Willig, 04/03/2018 22:56
'We scored a knockout against boycotters'

'We scored a knockout against boycotters'

Minister Miri Regev praises Israeli Judo team's performance in Abu Dhabi, despite the tournament's refusal to recognize Israel.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/10/2017 09:03
Report: UAE will stop discrimination against Israeli athletes

Report: UAE will stop discrimination against Israeli athletes

Israeli athletes participating in Abu Dhabi judo tournament will be permitted to do so with Israeli flag and Israeli national symbols.Ben Ariel, 29/10/2017 14:57
Israeli Judoka wins gold medal

Israeli Judoka wins gold medal

Israeli Tal Flicker takes gold at Judo Grand Slam in Abu Dhabi after Arab nation bans participants from wearing Israeli flags.Tzvi Lev, 26/10/2017 18:46
Israelis can’t have flag in Abu Dhabi judo tournament

Israelis can’t have flag in Abu Dhabi judo tournament

Israeli judokas participating in the Grand Slam event in Abu Dhabi will not be able to compete under their country’s flag or hear 'Hatikva.'JTA, 16/10/2017 22:18
U.S. lifts laptop ban on flights from Abu Dhabi

U.S. lifts laptop ban on flights from Abu Dhabi

United States lifts ban on laptops in cabins on flights from Abu Dhabi after Etihad Airways complies with tighter security measures.Ben Ariel, 03/07/2017 03:35
UAE: Israeli mission doesn't reflect policy change

UAE: Israeli mission doesn't reflect policy change

UAE stresses that Israeli diplomatic mission in Abu Dhabi will be solely connected to UN's renewable energy agency.Ben Ariel, 29/11/2015 06:01
Israel to open representative mission in UAE

Israel to open representative mission in UAE

Foreign Ministry confirms Israel to work in Abu Dhabi to find source of renewable energy, despite longstanding official enmity.Tova Dvorin, 27/11/2015 12:46
John Kerry to visit Israel in Middle East trip

John Kerry to visit Israel in Middle East trip

US Secretary of State to visit Israel for first time since last summer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2015 18:35
Israeli judo glory in Abu Dhabi - minus the flags

Israeli judo glory in Abu Dhabi - minus the flags

Israeli judaokas bag two bronze medals but are forced to be flagless; 'I won and broke out in tears, it hurt me so much.'Ari Yashar, 31/10/2015 20:40
Regev vows to fight UAE 'sports boycott' on Israel

Regev vows to fight UAE 'sports boycott' on Israel

Sports Minister responds furiously to Israeli judaokas being forced to compete without flag, promises 'I intend to fight it.'Ari Yashar, 31/10/2015 20:22
UAE Jails Aussie Woman for 'Bad Words' on Facebook

UAE Jails Aussie Woman for 'Bad Words' on Facebook

Australian posts anonymous photo of car blocking disabled spaces, and now has her 'life in the hands of chaos. I'm terrified.'Ari Yashar, 14/07/2015 08:15
UAE Woman Sentenced to Death for Killing American

UAE Woman Sentenced to Death for Killing American

Murderer stabbed US teacher to death in shopping mall bathroom stall, hours within planting bomb by home of Egyptian-American.Ari Yashar, 29/06/2015 14:59
UAE Rejoins Coalition, Puts Fighter Jets to Jordan

UAE Rejoins Coalition, Puts Fighter Jets to Jordan

After Jordanian pilot burned UAE pulled out, but now it appears to be redoubling efforts to smash ISIS terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/02/2015 18:36
Kuwait Boycotts Conference Because of Israel

Kuwait Boycotts Conference Because of Israel

Kuwait boycotts regional conference on renewable energy because of the presence of a "Zionist" delegation.Elad Benari, 19/01/2014 05:45
Shalom to Head Israeli Delegation to UAE

Shalom to Head Israeli Delegation to UAE

Minister of Energy and Water's visit to Abu Dhabi conference marks the first visit of an Israeli delegation to the UAE since 2010.Elad Benari, 17/01/2014 02:14
Soccer Team Leaves Star Israeli Player Behind

Soccer Team Leaves Star Israeli Player Behind

Star Israeli-national soccer player Dan Mori banned from Abu Dhabi due to nationality. Dutch politician slams 'cowardly' decision.Tova Dvorin, 06/01/2014 17:14
Dubai: American Detained Over Parody Video

Dubai: American Detained Over Parody Video

US citizen being held in maximum security prison, with no end in sight, over YouTube parody video about UAE teenagers.Tova Dvorin, 28/11/2013 12:49
Mysterious New Mission Reportedly Opens in Gulf

Mysterious New Mission Reportedly Opens in Gulf

Finance Ministry costings indicate a diplomatic mission in the Gulf, but Israel officially has none.Arutz Sheva, 12/05/2013 17:39
Gulf Twitter Prosecutions Reach Abu Dhabi

Gulf Twitter Prosecutions Reach Abu Dhabi

Twitter users in the six Gulf Arab monarchies are on notice: say what you think at your own peril. Gabe Kahn, 21/05/2012 22:24