UAE postpones Israeli visa exemption by half year due to coronavirus

UAE postpones Israeli visa exemption by half year due to coronavirus

Israelis traveling to UAE will need to secure tourist visa prior to flight, UAE announces, as coronavirus pandemic continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 8:48 AM
Government approves: Hotel isolation for returnees from UAE and Brazil

Government approves: Hotel isolation for returnees from UAE and Brazil

Anyone returning from the UAE and Brazil will be required to isolate in a hotel as of 1:00 a.m. on Monday.Ben Ariel, Monday, 1:15 AM
Hamas credits Abbas rival for aid to Gaza

Hamas credits Abbas rival for aid to Gaza

Hamas thanks Mahmoud Dahlan, longtime rival of PA chairman, for his help in securing assistance to Gaza from the UAE.Elad Benari, 1/13/2021, 6:26 AM
Two Jewish families brought together after years of seperation

Two Jewish families brought together after years of seperation

UAE officials facilitated the reunification of two Yemenite Jewish families separated by decades of war and financial woes.Shlomo Witty, 1/11/2021, 3:46 PM
Watch: Iranian cell plotting to attack Israelis nabbed in Dubai

Watch: Iranian cell plotting to attack Israelis nabbed in Dubai

UAE intelligence agencies have reportedly arrested an Iranian terrorist cell planning to target Israeli tourists.ILTV, 1/6/2021, 12:51 PM
UAE denies thwarting attempted Iranian terrorist attack

UAE denies thwarting attempted Iranian terrorist attack

UAE says reports in Israel that it foiled attempted Iranian attack in Dubai "are wholly false".Elad Benari, 1/5/2021, 6:02 AM
Seven reasons for the ‘post-jihadist’ milieu

Seven reasons for the ‘post-jihadist’ milieu

Numerous factors have come together to help the Arab world transition out of the era of jihadism and into a mode of progress.Opinion.Yishai Fleisher, 1/5/2021, 4:00 AM
UAE'S leading telecom group Etisalat launches Israel-based i24NEWS channels

UAE'S leading telecom group Etisalat launches Israel-based i24NEWS channels

Etisalat announces launch of i24NEWS on eLife and Switch TV channelsArutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2021, 9:57 PM
Report: UAE thwarted Iranian terror attack in Dubai

Report: UAE thwarted Iranian terror attack in Dubai

The attack was to take place on the anniversary of the killing of top commander Qassem Soleimani.Ben Ariel, 1/4/2021, 4:29 AM
Watch: 2021 Burj Khalifa fireworks in Dubai

Watch: 2021 Burj Khalifa fireworks in Dubai

Impressive fireworks display lights up the sky over Dubai as 2021 begins.Arutz Sheva, 1/1/2021, 6:25 AM
IAF Commander opposes US sale of F-35 to UAE

IAF Commander opposes US sale of F-35 to UAE

Air Force commander says a situation in which more advanced aircraft are moving in the region is less ideal for Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2020, 5:54 AM
Report: Israel and UAE working together to terminate UNRWA

Report: Israel and UAE working together to terminate UNRWA

UAE officials reportedly considering to let UN agency for "Palestinian refugees" to "gradually disappear."Elad Benari, 12/28/2020, 6:03 AM
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, 12/20/2020, 11:00 PM
Delegation from UAE, Bahrain concludes 'historic' Israel visit

Delegation from UAE, Bahrain concludes 'historic' Israel visit

Arutz Sheva speaks with delegation member, who describes some of highlights of the trip - including the Western Wall and a Shabbat dinner.Yoni Kempinski, 12/20/2020, 12:11 PM
UAE pro-Israel activist on 1st visit: 'Felt like celebrities'

UAE pro-Israel activist on 1st visit: 'Felt like celebrities'

Emirati social media activist Majid Al Sarrah on his 1st Israel visit, trip to Kotel: 'I thank God for being there.'i24NEWS, 12/19/2020, 10:44 PM
'Do not appoint Avi Dichter as UAE ambassador'

'Do not appoint Avi Dichter as UAE ambassador'

Human rights organizations in Gaza urge Arab League to speak out appointment of Avi Dichter as Israeli ambassador to the UAE.Dalit Halevi, 12/17/2020, 5:27 AM
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, 12/16/2020, 5:24 PM
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, 12/14/2020, 11:53 PM
From Samaria to supermarkets and hotels in Dubai

From Samaria to supermarkets and hotels in Dubai

Honey and olive oil from Samaria will be sold in supermarkets in Dubai, wine in hotels. Shomron mayor: 'New page in business.'Hezki Baruch, Dubai, 12/14/2020, 3:29 PM
Arab billionaire: Family unity before business

Arab billionaire: Family unity before business

Entrepreneur Mohamed Alabbar says normalization with Israel is about more than business. 'Can we meet each other first?'Yoni Kempinski, 12/13/2020, 1:01 PM
UAE soccer association to sign agreement with Israel

UAE soccer association to sign agreement with Israel

UAE’s soccer association announces it will sign a memorandum of understanding with the Israeli soccer association on Monday in Dubai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2020, 5:24 AM
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, 12/13/2020, 3:50 AM
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, 12/11/2020, 6:14 AM
Senate rejects efforts to block F-35, drone sale to UAE

Senate rejects efforts to block F-35, drone sale to UAE

US Senate votes down motions to block Trump administration's plan to sell drones and F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates.Elad Benari, 12/10/2020, 12:59 AM
Israel and UAE team up to help the homeless

Israel and UAE team up to help the homeless

Employees of Israeli and UAE embassies in Washington prepare kits to be distributed to over 100 homeless people in the US capital.Nitsan Keidar, 12/10/2020, 12:01 AM
Israeli baker offers 'Abu Dhabi' doughnut for Hanukkah

Israeli baker offers 'Abu Dhabi' doughnut for Hanukkah

Pastry chef offers doughnut made with dates from the UAE, nougat and cream filling, topped with a golden leaf.AFP, 12/9/2020, 5:24 PM
UAE approves Chinese COVID vaccine with 86% efficacy rate

UAE approves Chinese COVID vaccine with 86% efficacy rate

UAE's own analysis showed vaccine to be 100% effective in preventing moderate & severe cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2020, 10:11 AM
Will the UAE be defined a 'red country'?

Will the UAE be defined a 'red country'?

Health Ministry reportedly considering changing status of UAE after 17 Israelis who visited there contracted coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2020, 4:13 AM
Israeli ambassador: Israel is very comfortable with sale of F-35s to UAE

Israeli ambassador: Israel is very comfortable with sale of F-35s to UAE

Ambassador Ron Dermer says he is more concerned about US possibly returning to Iran deal than about its sale of F-35 jets to the UAE.Elad Benari, 12/8/2020, 3:15 AM
Historic agreement brings Samaria to Dubai

Historic agreement brings Samaria to Dubai

Delegation from Samaria signs agreement in Dubai to export Samaria honey, wine, olive oil, and tahini to the UAE.Hezki Baruch-Dubai, 12/7/2020, 5:34 PM
Israel represented at largest digital exhibition in Middle East

Israel represented at largest digital exhibition in Middle East

Arutz Sheva reports from Gitex exhibition in Dubai: 'Milestone in building economic relations with Emirates.'Yoni Kempinski, 12/7/2020, 3:49 PM
Hundreds of Israelis barred from UAE to be granted entry visas

Hundreds of Israelis barred from UAE to be granted entry visas

Israeli Foreign Ministry intervenes after hundreds of Israelis denied entry into UAE.Yoni Kempinski, Dubai, 12/7/2020, 9:36 AM
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, 12/3/2020, 10:37 PM
 UAE launches tourist visas for Israelis

UAE launches tourist visas for Israelis

UAE foreign ministry announces 'activation of tourist entry visas for Israeli passport holders.'AFP, 12/3/2020, 1:13 PM
Watch: When a Dubai tourist visits Western Wall in Jerusalem

Watch: When a Dubai tourist visits Western Wall in Jerusalem

Video posted online shows Emirati tourist visiting the Old City of Jerusalem. Hassidic Jew welcomes him warmly saying: "Salam Alaikum!"Arutz Sheva, 11/30/2020, 9:31 AM
Watch: UAE reporter moved by Israeli welcome

Watch: UAE reporter moved by Israeli welcome

Reporter on first commercial Fly Dubai flight to Israel recounts the 'grand welcome' the flight received.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2020, 11:15 PM
Netanyahu to UAE reporter: 'Nobel Prize nomination is a great honor'

Netanyahu to UAE reporter: 'Nobel Prize nomination is a great honor'

Watch: UAE reporter asks Prime Minister Netanyahu for his reaction to being nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.Arutz Sheva, 11/26/2020, 4:21 PM
Ivanka Trump shares video of Israeli products in Dubai market

Ivanka Trump shares video of Israeli products in Dubai market

Daughter of US president shares video showing "fruits" of her father's efforts for peace in a Dubai supermarket.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2020, 7:55 PM
El Al to operate 14 weekly flights to Dubai

El Al to operate 14 weekly flights to Dubai

The airline will operate 3 flights on Sunday and Thursday and 2 flights on other days of the week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2020, 2:29 AM
Israelis will be able to fly to the UAE soon

Israelis will be able to fly to the UAE soon

Interim agreement to allow Israelis to travel to the UAE even before Visa waiver agreement is finalized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2020, 5:42 PM
Moshe Kahlon's new career

Moshe Kahlon's new career

Former Finance Minister reportedly setting up an investment fund together with a senior member of the royal family in the UAE.Ben Ariel, 11/23/2020, 4:01 AM
Live: Peace between Israel and the UAE

Live: Peace between Israel and the UAE

JCRC holds dialogue between the Acting Consul Generals of Israel and the UAE in New YorkArutz Sheva, 11/19/2020, 7:13 PM
US Senators seek to block sale of drones to UAE

US Senators seek to block sale of drones to UAE

Two Democrats and one Republican will introduce legislation seeking to halt Trump administration’s sale of drones and other weapons to UAE.Elad Benari, 11/19/2020, 1:38 AM
UAE's Rabbi Levi Duchman: Building coexistence, fostering dialogue

UAE's Rabbi Levi Duchman: Building coexistence, fostering dialogue

Rabbi Levi Duchman speaks to Arutz Sheva about living peacefully in an Arab country and continuing the legacy of the Lubavitcher RebbeYoni Kempinski, 11/16/2020, 1:26 AM
UAE: Will its precarious relationship with UNRWA stand in the way of peace?

UAE: Will its precarious relationship with UNRWA stand in the way of peace?

The UAE now heads the chair of the UNRWA Advisory Committee and can use its position to advocate peace in the UNRWA school system. Op-ed.David Bedein, 11/15/2020, 5:31 PM
Jason Greenblatt's daughter engaged - in Dubai

Jason Greenblatt's daughter engaged - in Dubai

Former US Special Envoy to the Middle East announces surprise engagement of daughter during visit to the UAE.Yoni Kempinski, 11/12/2020, 5:07 PM
UAE ambassador 'excited and optimistic' about Israel ties

UAE ambassador 'excited and optimistic' about Israel ties

UAE Ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba says Middle East divided into extremist and pragmatist camps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2020, 7:57 PM
U.S. approves advanced defense capabilities for the United Arab Emirates

U.S. approves advanced defense capabilities for the United Arab Emirates

Pompeo notifies Congress of intent to authorize UAE’s proposed purchase of several advanced capabilities including 50 F-35 fighter jetsYoni Kempinski, 11/10/2020, 7:13 PM
What will Israel get in return for American sale of F35s to UAE?

What will Israel get in return for American sale of F35s to UAE?

Congress to debate $10b arms deal including sale of F-35s to UAE. Why has Israel agreed?Y Rabinovitz, 11/10/2020, 4:52 PM
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, 11/9/2020, 6:40 PM
Report: US planning to sell drones to UAE

Report: US planning to sell drones to UAE

Reuters report: State Department notified Congress it plans to sell 18 sophisticated armed aerial drones to the United Arab Emirates.Elad Benari, 11/6/2020, 6:41 AM
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, 11/1/2020, 8:26 AM
Biden campaign 'concerned' over F-35 sale to UAE

Biden campaign 'concerned' over F-35 sale to UAE

Biden's top foreign policy adviser says Biden would make sure Israel's qualitative military advantage is preserved.Elad Benari, 10/29/2020, 5:37 AM
UAE lawmaker: Hamas and PLO are 'corrupt' and 'murderers'

UAE lawmaker: Hamas and PLO are 'corrupt' and 'murderers'

UAE lawmaker: We are committed to the Palestinian people, not to Hamas or the PLO.Ben Ariel, 10/27/2020, 4:38 AM
New joint venture will help Israeli companies access UAE market

New joint venture will help Israeli companies access UAE market

Virtuzone and APEX holdings form joint “Virtuzone Israel” to help israeli companies navigate doing business in the UAEYoni Kempinski, 10/26/2020, 7:51 AM
Israel and UAE to cooperate on soccer

Israel and UAE to cooperate on soccer

Maccabi Haifa and UAE's Al-Ain FC to meet for a friendly match in Abu Dhabi.Elad Benari, 10/26/2020, 4:13 AM
Direct flights to Dubai begin in December

Direct flights to Dubai begin in December

Israir will offer a round trip to Dubai starting at $280. The first flight will be held in early December in honor of UAE National Day.Ido Ben Porat, 10/26/2020, 2:01 AM