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UAE condemns eastern Jerusalem violence

UAE condemns eastern Jerusalem violence

United Arab Emirates Foreign Ministry urges Israel to “put an end to all aggressions” in the wake of eastern Jerusalem violence.Elad Benari, 26/04/2021 02:03
Israel, UAE sign Memorandum of Understanding on health cooperation

Israel, UAE sign Memorandum of Understanding on health cooperation

Under agreement, the countries will cooperate on global pandemics, cyber security, medical training, and many other aspects of public healthArutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2021 18:48
BDS movement attacks first Israeli art exhibition in UAE

BDS movement attacks first Israeli art exhibition in UAE

Exhibit in Dubai features three Israeli artists featuring a theme of the "concept of water."Dan Verbin, 21/04/2021 04:42
UAE leaders congratulate Syrian president on National Day

UAE leaders congratulate Syrian president on National Day

Bashar Al-Assad has been president of Syria since 2000 and has been in a bloody civil war since 2011.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2021 09:32
US lawmakers to review UAE arms sale

US lawmakers to review UAE arms sale

House lawmakers concerned over Biden administration's decision to go ahead with weapons sale to the United Arab Emirates.Elad Benari, 15/04/2021 06:01
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
Biden to proceed with UAE arms sale

Biden to proceed with UAE arms sale

Biden administration tells Congress it is proceeding with deal to sell more than $23 billion in weapons to UAE, including F-35s.Elad Benari, 14/04/2021 03:58
Report: Israeli ship attacked in Gulf near UAE

Report: Israeli ship attacked in Gulf near UAE

Iranian, Lebanese media report Israeli vessel attacked off Emirates coast.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 17:49
Ramadan kareem: UAE Issues do's and don'ts for Israeli tourists during month of Ramadan

Ramadan kareem: UAE Issues do's and don'ts for Israeli tourists during month of Ramadan

The friendly reminder was issued to the UAE Hebrew Twitter page in cooperation with the local Chabad branch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 17:25
Israel defeats UAE team in first-ever friendly rugby match

Israel defeats UAE team in first-ever friendly rugby match

Israel and UAE face off in rugby in what’s likely the first-ever friendly sports matchup between the 2 countries.JTA Staff, 20/03/2021 19:08
Anger against Netanyahu in UAE

Anger against Netanyahu in UAE

UAE leaders express shock PM revealed plans to invest $10 billion in Jewish State, say PM using UAE for election purposes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2021 21:12
Report: Netanyahu torpedoed Ashkenazi's visit to UAE

Report: Netanyahu torpedoed Ashkenazi's visit to UAE

PM reportedly decided not to allow Foreign Minister to visit Dubai and Abu Dhabi because he wants to be the first to go there.Elad Benari, 15/03/2021 06:36
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
Report: Netanyahu may meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in UAE

Report: Netanyahu may meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in UAE

PM reportedly to seek to meet with Saudi leader in addition to Abu Dhabi crown prince in visit to UAE.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2021 20:53
Behind the scenes of Netanyahu's visit to the UAE

Behind the scenes of Netanyahu's visit to the UAE

PM sends Mossad chief to pressure UAE to invite him to visit Abu Dhabi 2 weeks before Knesset elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2021 19:01
A Gulf-Israel defense alliance to end the Israel-Palestinian conflict and confront Iran

A Gulf-Israel defense alliance to end the Israel-Palestinian conflict and confront Iran

A safe Sunni bloc is necessary for a safe Israel as Iran attempts to attack Israel from near and far. Opinion. Gregg Roman, 04/03/2021 23:55
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
UAE ambassador, Ashkenazi discuss regional security pact

UAE ambassador, Ashkenazi discuss regional security pact

The first ambassador to Israel from UAE arrived in Tel Aviv, discussed anti-Iran security pact with FM Gabi Ashkenazi.ILTV, 02/03/2021 21:57
'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
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
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 sends 20,000 vaccine doses to Gaza

UAE sends 20,000 vaccine doses to Gaza

The delivery was reportedly orchestrated by Mohammed Dahlan, the chief political rival of PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas.Elad Benari, 22/02/2021 05:02
Abbas rival says UAE will deliver vaccines to Gaza

Abbas rival says UAE will deliver vaccines to Gaza

Mohammed Dahlan announces the UAE is sending 20,000 doses of the Russian coronavirus vaccine to Gaza.Elad Benari, 19/02/2021 06:07
Jews of the Gulf states unite

Jews of the Gulf states unite

Rabbi Dr. Elie Abadie, the Rabbi of the new Association of Gulf Jewish Communities, speaks to Arutz Sheva about the new unifying initiativeYoni Kempinski, 15/02/2021 20:22
Mohamed Mahmoud Al Khaja sworn in as UAE Ambassador to Israel

Mohamed Mahmoud Al Khaja sworn in as UAE Ambassador to Israel

Vows to respect UAE constitution and laws, work sincerely to prioritize UAE interests, keep State secrets while performing diplomatic tasksArutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2021 16:43
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
UAE soccer team to play two friendlies with Maccabi Haifa

UAE soccer team to play two friendlies with Maccabi Haifa

UAE-based Al-Ain soccer team will play Maccabi Haifa in two friendlies after the two signed a cooperation agreement.Elad Benari, 04/02/2021 04:36
Blinken speaks to UAE Foreign Minister

Blinken speaks to UAE Foreign Minister

Conversation takes place days after Biden administration halted sale of F35 to UAE.Elad Benari, 04/02/2021 02:01
Plot to attack UAE embassy in Ethiopia foiled

Plot to attack UAE embassy in Ethiopia foiled

15 arrested, weapons and explosives seized in planned assault on UAE embassy,Gary Willig, 03/02/2021 21:35
UAE confident F-35 deal will go through

UAE confident F-35 deal will go through

UAE ambassador to Washington says he is confident the sale of F-35 jets will go through after review by Biden administration.Elad Benari, 03/02/2021 06:39
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
UAE Jewish community joins Jewish Agency Tu B'Shvat celebrations for first time

UAE Jewish community joins Jewish Agency Tu B'Shvat celebrations for first time

Families from Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Israel and Chicago. join together for historic Tu B'Shvat celebrations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2021 19:24
Netanyahu aides apologize to UAE over COVID accusations

Netanyahu aides apologize to UAE over COVID accusations

Confidants of Netanyahu apologized to their Emirati counterparts for comments made by Ministry of Health official on Dubai's role in crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2021 18:55
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
'More died in two weeks of peace with Dubai than in 70 years of war with them'

'More died in two weeks of peace with Dubai than in 70 years of war with them'

Health Ministry's Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis concerned over flights to UAE which have contributed to rise in virus cases in Israel.Ben Ariel, 27/01/2021 04:02
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
PA complains to UN over UAE-Samaria deals

PA complains to UN over UAE-Samaria deals

Palestinian Authority demands the UN punish the UAE for the trade deals which were signed between Samaria and UAE bussinesses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 18:13
'F-35 to the Emirates? This is at the expense of our security'

'F-35 to the Emirates? This is at the expense of our security'

Former Minister Matan Vilnai tells Arutz Sheva that Israel should be very concerned about the US sale of F-35 aircraft to the UAE.Nitsan Keidar, 25/01/2021 04:32
Israel opens embassy in UAE

Israel opens embassy in UAE

Ambassador Eitan Na'eh arrives in Abu Dhabi, officially opening Israel's embassy in the United Arab Emirates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/01/2021 21:01
How Israel can navigate uncharted waters

How Israel can navigate uncharted waters

Israel should also seek non-EU alliances, form a bloc with countries that do not ban Israeli scientists due to where they live.Op-ed.Ron Jontof-Hutter, 24/01/2021 10:43
UAE signs agreement to purchase F-35s from US

UAE signs agreement to purchase F-35s from US

UAE and US sign agreement on sale of F-35 jets and armed drones just before Trump leaves office.Elad Benari, 21/01/2021 05:04
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
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, 18/01/2021 08:48
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, 18/01/2021 01:15
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, 13/01/2021 06:26
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, 11/01/2021 15:46
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, 06/01/2021 12:51
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, 05/01/2021 06:02
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, 05/01/2021 04:00
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, 04/01/2021 21:57
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, 04/01/2021 04:29
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, 01/01/2021 06:25
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, 31/12/2020 05:54
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, 28/12/2020 06:03
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
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, 20/12/2020 12:11