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Defence Minister Benny Gantz received assurances from US Defence Secretary Mark Esper that Israel's 'qualitative military edge' would not suffer.

Palestinian leaders strongly condemned the deal, echoing their rejection of Israel's normalisation accords with the UAE and Bahrain signed in Washington last month.

Trump says 'five more' Arab nations want Israel normalisation

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Trump says 'five more' Arab nations want Israel normalisation

The US president did not name which five countries were interested in normalising ties with Israel after the UAE, Bahrain and Sudan agreed to the controversial move.

US says Sudan to normalise ties with Israel

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US says Sudan to normalise ties with Israel

Palestinian officials have slammed the move as a 'stab in the back'.

Trump moves to end Sudan terror listing

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Trump moves to end Sudan terror listing

Sudan's government has issued a $335 million compensation payment as part of the agreement towards being removed from the State Sponsors of ...

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Sudan's Umma Party threatens transitional government over Israel normalisation

Sadiq Al-Mahdi threatened the Sudanese transitional government over normalisation.

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MbS 'feared violent reprisal' over a Saudi-Israel normalisation deal

Israeli-American billionaire Haim Saban claimed the prince made the remarks after the UAE and Bahrain's deal with Israel.

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Libyan factions sign 'permanent' ceasefire after talks

This week's agreement was a first step towards a 'comprehensive settlement of the Libyan crisis', the UN's mission in the war-torn country said.

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US promises Israel will stay strong despite UAE deal

US defence officials have assured Israel it will retain its military dominance in the region even if the UAE acquires F-35 jets.

Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

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Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

A US-brokered deal to normalise ties with Israel is imminent after an American-Israeli delegation flew to Sudan this week, official said.

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Sudan to normalise ties with Israel this weekend: officials

Khartoum will announce it has normalised ties with Israel this weekend, Israeli media reported.

Mesut Ozil slams Arsenal after exclusion from Premier League

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Mesut Ozil slams Arsenal after exclusion from Premier League

'Loyalty is hard to come by nowadays,' Ozil said in a recent statement, criticising Arsenal after being left out of the North London team's ...

Israel’s Shin Bet expresses reservations about UAE visa waiver

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Israel’s Shin Bet expresses reservations about UAE visa waiver

Israel’s internal security service, the Shin Bet, says it will not be able to gather enough information about Emirati citizens visiting Israel ...

Pompeo hopes Sudan recognises Israel 'quickly'

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Pompeo hopes Sudan recognises Israel 'quickly'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has hoped that Sudan recognises Israel.

Israeli pipeline company to transport UAE oil to Europe

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Israeli pipeline company to transport UAE oil to Europe

The Israeli company EAPC has announce a deal which will allow the transport of oil from the UAE to Europe through Israeli ports, bypassing ...

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Sudan to sign Israel normalisation agreement 'within days': reports

Just hours after US President Donald Trump announced plans to remove Sudan from the terror blacklist, Israeli reports claimed Khartoum is due to normalise relations with Tel Aviv.

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Turkey arrests pro-Dahlan Palestinian accused of spying for UAE

Ahmad al-Astal, a 45-year-old Palestinian from Gaza, was arrested for spying on Dahlan in Turkey.

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UAE ministers arrive in Israel for first official visit

A UAE delegation has arrived in Israel for a high-profile visit.

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Trump to delist Sudan from terror list for $335m

Sudan could soon see itself removed from the US blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism after President Donald Trump said he was ready to make ...

UAE minister of tolerance accused of serious sexual assault

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UAE minister of tolerance accused of serious sexual assault

The Hay Festival has vowed not to return to Abu Dhabi while Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan remains the UAE's minister of tolerance.

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Netanyahu to visit Bahrain, UAE next week: report

According to reports, the Israeli Prime Minister is set to make his first official trips to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain next ...

'Hello you': Controversial Israeli-UAE duet song a 'YouTube hit'

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'Hello you': Controversial Israeli-UAE duet song a 'YouTube hit'

A catchy Emirati-Israeli duet song has recently become popular, but the comments section shows many are visiting the link to express disapproval.

Iran announces its coronavirus death toll passes 30,000 killed

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Iran announces its coronavirus death toll passes 30,000 killed

Iran has one of the highest rates of covid-19 in the Middle East as the country struggles under the pressure of the pandemic.

Majority of Arabs reject normalisation with Israel: Poll

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Majority of Arabs reject normalisation with Israel: Poll

According to a poll that ran between last November and July, an average of 88 percent of Arab citizens reject normalising with Israel.

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