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Five ships lose control in what UK calls 'potential hijacking' off UAE coast

Five ships lose control in what UK calls 'potential hijacking' off UAE coast

Four vessels identified as oil tankers announce 'not under command' nearly simultaneously, UK agency says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2021 22:21
Report: Naval incident near UAE coast

Report: Naval incident near UAE coast

A naval incident occurred near the coast of the United Arab Emirates, initial reports say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2021 18:52
Israel appoints first ambassador to UAE

Israel appoints first ambassador to UAE

Foreign Minister Lapid appoints Amir Hayek as Israel's permanent ambassador to the United Arab Emirates.Elad Benari, 26/07/2021 05:09
UAE Ambassador pays historic visit to Antwerp Jewish community

UAE Ambassador pays historic visit to Antwerp Jewish community

In a sign of warming relations in the Middle East and beyond, UAE Amb. to Belgium & European Union pays visit to Belgian Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 16:05
Watch: UAE ambassador opens embassy in Tel Aviv

Watch: UAE ambassador opens embassy in Tel Aviv

Opening of UAE Embassy 'not only an important step for Israel & United Arab Emirates, but for the entire Middle East,' Pres. Herzog says.Chana Roberts, 14/07/2021 10:14
'Worse than Google Translate': LIkud members mock Lapid's tweet

'Worse than Google Translate': LIkud members mock Lapid's tweet

'8th grade level of English, it isn't our problem you didn't pass high school English,' says Yair Netanyahu, mocking Foreign Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2021 12:50
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
i24NEWS announces a series of agreements in the UAE

i24NEWS announces a series of agreements in the UAE

24NEWS has signed a series of agreements with leading companies and outlets in the United Arab Emirates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2021 18:09
Dubai museum debuts Holocaust exhibit

Dubai museum debuts Holocaust exhibit

As anti-Semitism rises globally, Dubai museum debuts Holocaust exhibit to educate and inform.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 12:19
Jewish family which fled Yemen marks son's Bar Mitzvah in Dubai

Jewish family which fled Yemen marks son's Bar Mitzvah in Dubai

After fleeing Houthi radicals in Yemen and reuniting with relatives in the UAE, one Jewish family celebrates Bar Mitzvah in Dubai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/04/2021 10:24
Top Democrats still want to slow down sale of F-35s to the UAE

Top Democrats still want to slow down sale of F-35s to the UAE

Senate Democrats introduce bill hampering sale of F-35 stealth fighters to the United Arab Emirates.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 20/04/2021 07:45
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
Watch: two-minute siren sounded at the Israeli Embassy in the United Arab Emirates

Watch: two-minute siren sounded at the Israeli Embassy in the United Arab Emirates

For the first time, the Israel Remembrance Day is being acknowledged on United Arab Emirates soil.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 14:18
UAE lashes out at PM Netanyahu: 'We won't be part of internal electioneering in Israel'

UAE lashes out at PM Netanyahu: 'We won't be part of internal electioneering in Israel'

'UAE signed Abraham Accords for hope and opportunities, not individual leaders,' Emirati official says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/03/2021 09:59
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
Report: PM UAE visit 'delayed' because Jordan hasn't approved route

Report: PM UAE visit 'delayed' because Jordan hasn't approved route

PM Netanyahu won't travel to United Arab Emirates this week - because Jordan hasn't approved the flight route, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2021 11:51
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
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
For the first time, Israelis can now send mail to the UAE

For the first time, Israelis can now send mail to the UAE

'Connection will allow tightening of commercial ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates,'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 10:30
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
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
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
F-35 deal with Emirates underway

F-35 deal with Emirates underway

US Senate rejects two proposals to prevent sale of F-35 planes to UAE.Mordechai Sones, 10/12/2020 08:41
What's it like being Jewish in the UAE?

What's it like being Jewish in the UAE?

Rabbi Levi Duchman, the Chabad emissary for the UAE, speaks with Arutz Sheva about life as an observant Jew in this Muslim-majority country.Yoni Kempinski, Dubai, 08/12/2020 11:36
Israel-based channel and UAE broadcaster ink partnership

Israel-based channel and UAE broadcaster ink partnership

UAE's public broadcaster launches partnership with Israel's i24NEWS.AFP, 07/12/2020 11:19
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, 07/12/2020 09:36
UAE condemns assassination of top Iranian nuclear scientist

UAE condemns assassination of top Iranian nuclear scientist

United Arab Emirates calls for restraint after senior Iranian nuclear scientist killed, condemns 'wrongful crime of assassination'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2020 22:48
Emirati royal in talks on buying Jerusalem’s Beitar soccer club

Emirati royal in talks on buying Jerusalem’s Beitar soccer club

Member of the UAE royal family announces plans to buy half of Israel's Beitar Jerusalem soccer club.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 29/11/2020 21:41
Israel fears Iranian attack on Israeli tourists in UAE

Israel fears Iranian attack on Israeli tourists in UAE

National Security Council highlights travel advisory for UAE amid fears that Iran could avenge slain nuclear scientist by attacking touristsArutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2020 20:59
UAE's Etihad to launch direct flights to Tel Aviv next year

UAE's Etihad to launch direct flights to Tel Aviv next year

National carrier of the United Arab Emirates announces it will begin direct flights to Israel in 2021.AFP, 16/11/2020 11:01
First Israel-based PR company to open United Arab Emirates division

First Israel-based PR company to open United Arab Emirates division

For the first time ever, Israeli PR company to operate in the Arab Gulf for international media outreach.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/11/2020 11:44
Flydubai to launch first commercial service to Tel Aviv

Flydubai to launch first commercial service to Tel Aviv

UAE-based budget airline announces direct flights between Dubai and Tel Aviv, starting this month.AFP, 04/11/2020 13:41
From hummus to hi-tech: Israel CEOs seek 'friends', deals in UAE

From hummus to hi-tech: Israel CEOs seek 'friends', deals in UAE

Israeli businessmen head to UAE following normalization, looking to open up new markets, create business ties.Jonah Mandel, AFP, 02/11/2020 07:53
UAE representatives visit Jewish community of Berlin

UAE representatives visit Jewish community of Berlin

UAE ambassador to Germany holds historic meeting with Berlin city rabbi, agrees to hold Hanukkah candle lighting at embassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2020 09:33
White House notifies Congress of intention to sell F-35 to UAE

White House notifies Congress of intention to sell F-35 to UAE

Washington intends to sell 50 advanced F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates after Israel signals it will not oppose sale.Gary Willig, 29/10/2020 18:24
UAE delegation arrives in Israel

UAE delegation arrives in Israel

'We are making history today,' says Netanyahu as UAE and Israel sign four key agreements for implementing Abraham Accords.David Rosenberg, 20/10/2020 12:32
First ever UAE delegation to Israel set to arrive today

First ever UAE delegation to Israel set to arrive today

UAE officials to visit Israel Tuesday to sign series of agreements with Israeli government - including visa waiver for Israelis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2020 08:08
New York Rabbi Elie Abadie moves to Dubai

New York Rabbi Elie Abadie moves to Dubai

Leading New York rabbi returns to the Middle East. 'I feel like I’m coming home to my roots.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2020 11:25
Israel-UAE flights 'delayed to January'

Israel-UAE flights 'delayed to January'

Direct flights between Israel and the United Arab Emirates pushed off amid ongoing coronavirus lockdown.AFP, 13/10/2020 14:51
Israeli government to approve treaty with UAE

Israeli government to approve treaty with UAE

Peace agreement with UAE to be brought before Israeli government Monday for approval, ahead of ratification by full Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2020 07:50
UAE, Israel ministers in historic first meeting at Holocaust Memorial

UAE, Israel ministers in historic first meeting at Holocaust Memorial

Gabi Ashkenazi, UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan, and German FM Heiko Maas meet at Berlin Holocaust Memorial.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2020 15:50
Report: US, UAE to commit to F-35 fighter sale by December

Report: US, UAE to commit to F-35 fighter sale by December

Trump admin. looking for ways to make F-35s visible to Israeli radar, report claims, US and UAE plan to sign deal by early December.David Rosenberg, 22/09/2020 13:27
The strategic benefits of offering F-35s to the UAE

The strategic benefits of offering F-35s to the UAE

Some fear arming the UAE with F-35 fighters could imperil Israel's military edge. But it may actually offer some strategic benefits. Op-edAmin Tarzi, 21/09/2020 12:36
Shana Tova from the United Arab Emirates

Shana Tova from the United Arab Emirates

Rabbi Levi Duchman, Rabbi of the UAE recorded  Rosh Hashanah greeting to the people of the UAE in ArabicArutz Sheva Staff, 18/09/2020 17:12
UAE amb to UN: 'Halting annexation' part of deal with Israel

UAE amb to UN: 'Halting annexation' part of deal with Israel

"Halting the annexation is part of this agreement, in order to allow the viability of the two states solution."Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2020 09:25
ANALYSIS: No new dawn in the Middle East after White House ceremony

ANALYSIS: No new dawn in the Middle East after White House ceremony

Do the peace deals with UAE, Bahrain herald the beginning of a 'New Middle East' as predicted by Shimon Peres?Yochanan Visser, 16/09/2020 14:41
UAE-Israel deal to be phased to block Israel from applying sovereignty before 2024

UAE-Israel deal to be phased to block Israel from applying sovereignty before 2024

Peace deal with UAE will reportedly be implemented in stages, to ensure Israel does not apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria until 2024.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2020 11:28
Israeli tech start-ups take on the Emirates

Israeli tech start-ups take on the Emirates

Partnerships between Israeli tech start-ups and UAE investors promoted immediately following the announcement of the UAE-Israel deal.Guillaume Lavallee, AFP, 14/09/2020 13:56
Cabinet minister insists: US sale of F-35 jets to UAE is being blown out of all proportion

Cabinet minister insists: US sale of F-35 jets to UAE is being blown out of all proportion

"All this talk of 'Israeli consent' is meaningless. The US makes up its own mind on who to sell arms to," says Israel's Energy Minister.Y Rabinovitz, 09/09/2020 14:02
Debbie Wasserman-Schultz warns against US sale of F-35s to UAE

Debbie Wasserman-Schultz warns against US sale of F-35s to UAE

Senior Democratic congresswoman warns sale of stealth fighters to UAE would weaken Israel's qualitative edge.Marcy Oster, JTA, 09/09/2020 08:54
CEO of Israel's largest bank heading delegation to UAE

CEO of Israel's largest bank heading delegation to UAE

Israeli business delegation led by chief of country's largest bank head for UAE ahead of formal peace agreement.AFP, 08/09/2020 15:00
Report: UAE to send delegation to Israel on September 22

Report: UAE to send delegation to Israel on September 22

United Arab Emirates reportedly planning to send official delegation to Israel in two weeks ahead of signing of formal deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/09/2020 15:03
In first, United Arab Emirates hotels to offer kosher food for travelers and events

In first, United Arab Emirates hotels to offer kosher food for travelers and events

UAE hotel group partners with kosher catering service to offer kosher food for travelers, events.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2020 10:45
El Al announces weekly cargo flights to Dubai

El Al announces weekly cargo flights to Dubai

Ahead of peace treaty with UAE, El Al announces launch of new cargo flight route to Dubai to carry agricultural and hi-tech goods.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 03/09/2020 16:14
Netanyahu: 'This is a tremendous breakthrough'

Netanyahu: 'This is a tremendous breakthrough'

'Flying over Saudi Arabia will shorten flight times, reduce costs,' Netanyahu says, after Saudis permit flights to Israel in Saudi airspace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2020 14:43
UAE looking to open consulate in Nazareth or Haifa

UAE looking to open consulate in Nazareth or Haifa

UAE hoping to open consulate in northern Israel in area with large Arab population, either in Haifa or Nazareth, senior official says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2020 09:06