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A shipment of olive oil and honey from Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank has been exported to the UAE.

Coronavirus restrictions are keeping away the thousands of visitors who usually celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus.

Israel and the UAE capitalise as Trump era ends

Nour Odeh

Israel and the UAE capitalise as Trump era ends

Analysis: Fearing a reversal of policies under the Biden administration, Israel and the UAE are exploiting the last days of Trump's presidency to shore up a new geopolitical reality.

New Dubai housing development to include synagogue

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New Dubai housing development to include synagogue

A synagogue and a kosher restaurant are to be included in a new housing development following a deal between an Israeli and Syrian ...

<em>Israeli</em> hacking firm says it can break into Signal

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Israeli hacking firm says it can break into Signal

Israeli tech firm Cellebrite, which has been criticised for selling surveillance technology to authoritarian states, says it can now ...

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UAE open to importing 'Israeli products from settlements': official

The UAE official claimed Israel’s factories in occupied territories employ "tens of thousands of Palestinians".

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UAE to export Israeli settler produce under new deal

The settler-led Samaria council said the deals are the first to be organised between the UAE and an Israeli municipality.

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Bahrain denies plans to import products from Israeli settlements

The Gulf state's statement was a swift response to its own minister of trade who said Manama would be open to sourcing products made in ...

Ali Bakeer

What is driving Saudi Arabia's apparent rapprochement with Turkey?

Analysis: Biden's policies towards Riyadh, together with how the UAE responds, will play a major role in determining whether Turkish-Saudi ...

West Bank goods to be labeled <em>Israeli</em> in Bahrain

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West Bank goods to be labeled Israeli in Bahrain

Bahrain will allow Israeli goods produced in the West Bank to be labeled as 'Made in Israel'.

Mitchell Plitnick

Pompeo’s attack on BDS is assault on free speech

Comment: The only remedy to Pompeo’s assault on the rights of American supporters of Palestinians is to fully open the debate, writes Mitchell ...

Pompeo visits Israel museum honouring Christian Zionists

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Pompeo visits Israel museum honouring Christian Zionists

The US secretary of state also visited an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank and announced new measures against the ...

Pompeo visits West Bank settlement, Golan Heights

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Pompeo visits West Bank settlement, Golan Heights

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo became the first top American diplomat to visit a Jewish settlement in the West Bank and the disputed Golan ...

Palestinians view Pompeo visit as 'dangerous precedent'

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Palestinians view Pompeo visit as 'dangerous precedent'

Palestine's prime minister said a planned visit by the US secretary of state to an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank sets a ...

Pompeo to visit West Bank settlement on Israel trip

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Pompeo to visit West Bank settlement on Israel trip

Mike Pompeo will visit the Psagot winery in the West Bank and also be the first secretary of state to travel to the Golan Heights.

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Delegation from illegal Israeli settlements meet with Dubai businessmen

A delegation of Israeli settlers visited Dubai to forge business ties.

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UAE goes bananas for Israel with fruit, veg deal

It is unclear whether Abu Dhabi will also import illegal settlement produce from the West Bank.

Charles W. Dunne

US foreign policy in the 2020 elections

Comment: Differences in Middle East foreign policy between Trump and Biden show two very different visions of America’s place in the world, ...

Dario Sabaghi

Lebanon-Israel maritime dispute: Normalisation or technical talks?

In-depth: For the first time in 30 years, Lebanon and Israel will hold talks to resolve the disputed maritime border between the two countries.

British police 'may deploy <em>Israeli</em> drones'

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British police 'may deploy Israeli drones'

Police in the United Kingdom are considering using an Israeli drone which was utilised against Palestinians in the 2014 operation on ...

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Messi enters brand partnership with Israeli AI firm

The Barcelona forward will promote a device that aids the blind and visually impaired.

Netanyahu confirms Israel-UAE flights will cross Saudi airspace

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Netanyahu confirms Israel-UAE flights will cross Saudi airspace

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has confirmed reports that flights between Israel and the UAE will cross through Saudi ...

New coronavirus lockdown another financial burden for Palestinians

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New coronavirus lockdown another financial burden for Palestinians

Palestinians have been hit with another lockdown, as Covid-19 cases spike.

Freedom of speech and the exceptional case of Palestine

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Freedom of speech and the exceptional case of Palestine

Comment: Too many 'progressives' are unwilling to extend their anti-racist and anti-colonial values to support for Palestine, writes Randa ...

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