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Bahrain's airline to provide direct flights to Israel

Bahrain's airline to provide direct flights to Israel

The first Gulf Air flight from Bahrain to Tel Aviv will take off on June 3.Elad Benari, 19/04/2021 05:08
US report: PA tortured attendees at 2019 Bahrain workshop

US report: PA tortured attendees at 2019 Bahrain workshop

State Department report on human rights finds PA took action against Palestinian Arabs who took part in peace workshop in Bahrain in 2019.Elad Benari, 02/04/2021 05:21
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
Being a religious Jewish woman - and politician - in Bahrain

Being a religious Jewish woman - and politician - in Bahrain

Ambassador Houda Nonoo speaks with Arutz Sheva about joining Bahraini politics, and the Abraham Accords' impact on Jewish life in the Gulf.Nitsan Keidar, 26/03/2021 07:57
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
Bahraini Crown Prince speaks to Netanyahu

Bahraini Crown Prince speaks to Netanyahu

Bahrain's official news agency says the conversation dealt with the negotiations on the Iranian nuclear program.Elad Benari, 26/02/2021 04:09
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
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
Bahrain attacks Al Jazeera: 'Injects venom'

Bahrain attacks Al Jazeera: 'Injects venom'

Bahrain Shura committee: Al Jazeera, a Qatari channel, injects its venom from a country without democratic traditions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/12/2020 18:45
New: North American-Jewish tourism initiative to Bahrain

New: North American-Jewish tourism initiative to Bahrain

The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding will partner with Bahrain’s Minister of Tourism, Best of Bahrain & Da’at Travel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/12/2020 04:04
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
Watch: Arabs from Gulf states light Hanukkah candles at Western Wall

Watch: Arabs from Gulf states light Hanukkah candles at Western Wall

Western Wall rabbi to healthcare workers and doctors: You teach us every day what heroism is.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2020 23:53
Watch: UAE, Bahrain ambassadors join Israeli ambassador for Hanukkah candle lighting

Watch: UAE, Bahrain ambassadors join Israeli ambassador for Hanukkah candle lighting

Ambassador Ron Dermer holds virtual Hanukkah candle lighting with the Ambassadors of Bahrain and the UAE to the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/12/2020 03:50
UAE, Bahrain welcome Morocco-Israel agreement

UAE, Bahrain welcome Morocco-Israel agreement

Countries which previously normalized ties with Israel welcome Morocco's announcement that it is doing the same.Elad Benari, 11/12/2020 06:14
Bahrain will not import products from Judea and Samaria

Bahrain will not import products from Judea and Samaria

Bahrain will not allow imports of goods from Israeli settlements, contrary to statements by Bahrain's Economy Minister last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/12/2020 17:45
'We’d like to learn more from Israel'

'We’d like to learn more from Israel'

Bahraini Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, who visited Israel, tells i24NEWS: The impact is global.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2020 05:17
Top women diplomats from Israel, UAE, Bahrain gather for historic panel

Top women diplomats from Israel, UAE, Bahrain gather for historic panel

High-ranking female diplomats from Israel, the UAE, and Bahrain held a first of its kind panel examining the role of women in diplomacy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/12/2020 22:37
Bahrain will not label products from Judea and Samaria

Bahrain will not label products from Judea and Samaria

Bahrain Industry, Commerce, and Tourism Minister says his country has 'turned a new page' in relations with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/12/2020 18:40
Israel, Bahrain sign historic tourism Memorandum of Understanding

Israel, Bahrain sign historic tourism Memorandum of Understanding

First of its kind MOU between Israel and a Gulf Arab state signed in ceremony in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2020 21:05
Israel to open embassy in Bahrain

Israel to open embassy in Bahrain

Embassy to open by end of 2020, with permanent location to be opened by end of 2021.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2020 19:22
Bahrain condemns elimination of Iranian nuclear scientist

Bahrain condemns elimination of Iranian nuclear scientist

Bahrain calls to reduce regional tensions in the wake of elimination of senior Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.Elad Benari, 01/12/2020 05:01
Bahraini delegation meets Chief Rabbi, President and Dep. Mayor of Jerusalem

Bahraini delegation meets Chief Rabbi, President and Dep. Mayor of Jerusalem

Member of Bahraini royal family reportedly among delegation visiting Israel, meeting with three Israeli leadersArutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2020 16:57
Report: PM's visit to Bahrain postponed

Report: PM's visit to Bahrain postponed

Bahrain reportedly asked for Netanyahu to reschedule visit to coincide with visit to UAE later in December.Tal Polon, 25/11/2020 20:00
First business delegation in Bahrain

First business delegation in Bahrain

Israeli business leaders hold first official delegation to Bahrain, meet with Industry and Commerce Minister. 'We have found real partners.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/11/2020 19:00
Report: Netanyahu to make historic visit to Bahrain next week

Report: Netanyahu to make historic visit to Bahrain next week

Prime Minister to meet with Crown Prince of Bahrain in Manama next week, in first state visit to Bahrain. Visit to UAE also planned.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/11/2020 08:18
Netanyahu to visit Bahrain

Netanyahu to visit Bahrain

Israeli PM speaks with Crown Prince of Bahrain, announces plans for visit to the Gulf Arab state.David Rosenberg, 24/11/2020 10:11
Years of secret ties with Bahrain now in the open

Years of secret ties with Bahrain now in the open

Following arrival of first-ever Bahraini delegation to Israel, Arutz Sheva speaks with the head of the Middle East Bureau, Eliav Benjamin.Yoni Kempinski, 20/11/2020 11:47
Bahrain's FM: Biden must consult us before new Iran deal

Bahrain's FM: Biden must consult us before new Iran deal

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister says he expects Biden administration to consult Gulf states before entering new nuclear deal with Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2020 05:37
'Israel and Bahrain have shared interests'

'Israel and Bahrain have shared interests'

Netanyahu, Pompeo and Bahrain FM make statements ahead of a meeting in Jerusalem between the officials.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2020 16:54
Watch: Arrival of first-ever Bahraini delegation to Israel

Watch: Arrival of first-ever Bahraini delegation to Israel

Bahrain's Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al-Zayani leads first-ever Bahraini delegation to Israel, joined by Trump envoy Avi Berkowitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2020 10:47
Obama reflects on Arab Spring in new memoir

Obama reflects on Arab Spring in new memoir

Obama on why he called Egyptian President to step down while not pressuring Bahrain: I had to constantly balance competing interests.Ben Ariel, 18/11/2020 05:22
US delegation leaves for Bahrain, Israel to support Abraham Accords

US delegation leaves for Bahrain, Israel to support Abraham Accords

US Special Representative Avi Berkowitz to join first-ever direct commercial flight from Bahrain to Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 16/11/2020 22:49
Bahrain foreign minister to make first visit to Israel this week

Bahrain foreign minister to make first visit to Israel this week

Foreign Minister Abdellatif al-Zayani to make first visit by senior Bahraini official to Israel since signing of the Abraham Accords.AFP, 16/11/2020 17:46
Bahrain's crown prince appointed prime minister

Bahrain's crown prince appointed prime minister

The appointment follows the death of Prince Khalifa bin Salman al-Khalifa, who served as Bahraini PM since 1971.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2020 05:04
Bahrain's prime minister dies

Bahrain's prime minister dies

Bahrain premier, Prince Khalifa bin Salman al-Khalifa, dead at 84.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2020 14:23
Gantz believes Biden will continue 'Abraham Accord' trend

Gantz believes Biden will continue 'Abraham Accord' trend

"Instead of unilateral annexation", Defense Minister Gantz said in the Knesset, "we are forging an alliance that strengthens our securityArutz Sheva, 10/11/2020 18:31
OU partners with Ritz Carlton for first hotel with kosher food in Bahrain

OU partners with Ritz Carlton for first hotel with kosher food in Bahrain

Ritz Carlton Hotel in Manama, Bahrain to become first hotel in the kingdom to offer kosher certified food through the help of the OU.Yoni Kempinski, 09/11/2020 21:22
Bahraini Jews mark Kristallnacht

Bahraini Jews mark Kristallnacht

Bahraini Jews mark 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht for first time since the Arab nation normalized ties with Israel.AFP, 09/11/2020 21:05
Israel, UAE, Bahrain Ministers Prepare for Mutual Tourism

Israel, UAE, Bahrain Ministers Prepare for Mutual Tourism

"Israel preparing for many visitors from Gulf” Minister of Tourism Farkash-Hacohen tells London event.Arutz Sheva, 09/11/2020 18:40
UAE, Bahrain hope for Trump victory

UAE, Bahrain hope for Trump victory

Arab officials say a Biden victory could make Gulf States considering normalization with Israel take a step back.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2020 08:26
The Syrian peace mirage posted by the Washington Times

The Syrian peace mirage posted by the Washington Times

Peace with Syria is a suicidal fantasy - the war torn country is unstable, and would insist on Israel giving up the Golan Heights.Op-ed.Moshe Phillips, 28/10/2020 15:38
Bahrain journalist: 'Israel was a "demon", is now a friend'

Bahrain journalist: 'Israel was a "demon", is now a friend'

Ahdeya Ahmed AlSayed speaks with Arutz Sheva. "It’s sad to demonize a nation, to demonize people, but things have changed"Yoni Kempinski, 26/10/2020 21:47
Report: Israel operated secret embassy in Bahrain

Report: Israel operated secret embassy in Bahrain

Israel has been conducting undercover diplomacy in Bahrain for more than a decade, according to Axios report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/10/2020 05:10
White House: Bahrain and Israel will advance a Strategic Agenda for peace and prosperity

White House: Bahrain and Israel will advance a Strategic Agenda for peace and prosperity

White House welcomes signing of joint communique on establishment of ties between Israel and Bahrain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2020 04:04
NSC head in Bahrain: We are members of one family - the family of Abraham

NSC head in Bahrain: We are members of one family - the family of Abraham

National Security Council head Meir Ben-Shabbat and Bahraini Foreign Minister sign joint communique on establishment of relations.Ido Ben Porat, 18/10/2020 23:29
Watch: Evening prayer services in Bahrain synagogue

Watch: Evening prayer services in Bahrain synagogue

Ahead of signing ceremony for formalization of Israel-Bahrain ties, members of Israeli-US delegation pray at Manama synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2020 17:59
Watch: Israeli-American delegation departs for Bahrain

Watch: Israeli-American delegation departs for Bahrain

Israel, Bahrain to establish formal diplomatic relations at special ceremony in Manama later today. "We’re bringing the Bible back to life."Mordechai Sones, 18/10/2020 10:31
Official: Israel, Bahrain to establish diplomatic relations today

Official: Israel, Bahrain to establish diplomatic relations today

Israeli, Bahraini delegations to Manama to sign joint communique officially establishing diplomatic relations tonight.AFP, 18/10/2020 07:26
Mnuchin to lead U.S. delegation to Israel, Bahrain and UAE to support Abraham Accords

Mnuchin to lead U.S. delegation to Israel, Bahrain and UAE to support Abraham Accords

Secretary Mnuchin and US delegation will join Israeli officials on first-ever direct commercial flight from Israel to Bahrain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2020 18:58
Israel and Bahrain to sign joint declaration on establishing ties

Israel and Bahrain to sign joint declaration on establishing ties

Joint Israeli-US delegation to visit Manama on Sunday, sign “joint communique on establishing peaceful and diplomatic relations”.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 16/10/2020 23:21
MK Hauser: 'I feel like the Messiah is coming - these are historic times'

MK Hauser: 'I feel like the Messiah is coming - these are historic times'

Watch: Zvi Hauser hosts Bahrain's Jewish MP at 'virtual sukkah'. 'Bahrain never made Jews here feel different. There was never segregation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2020 11:55
Hamas working with the opposition in Bahrain

Hamas working with the opposition in Bahrain

Senior officials in Hamas and other PA organizations are coordinating positions against normalization with opposition groups in Bahrain.Dalit Halevi, 02/10/2020 05:06
Mossad chief visits Bahrain

Mossad chief visits Bahrain

Bahrain's official news agency reports that Mossad chief Yossi Cohen visited the country and met with local intelligence leaders.Ido Ben Porat, 02/10/2020 03:14
Report: Saudis urged UAE and Bahrain to sign deal with Israel

Report: Saudis urged UAE and Bahrain to sign deal with Israel

Report: Saudi Arabia quietly urged UAE and Bahrain to sign deal with Israel, but is unlikely to ink similar deal before US election.Elad Benari, Canada, 26/09/2020 00:08
Bahraini King: Deal with Israel affirms commitment for peace

Bahraini King: Deal with Israel affirms commitment for peace

Bahraini King calls for efforts to achieve "two-state solution" for Israel-PA conflict.Elad Benari, 25/09/2020 04:07
First ever talks in Arabic between diplomats from Israel & UAE

First ever talks in Arabic between diplomats from Israel & UAE

Israel's ambassador to Azerbaijan, George Deek, met with his UAE counterpart in the capital city of Baku.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2020 14:44
Netanyahu speaks with Bahrain crown prince

Netanyahu speaks with Bahrain crown prince

Prime Minister speaks with heir to throne of Bahrain 1 week after signing of peace deal between the two nations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2020 19:02