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The Israeli settlement watchdog Peace Now has reported that approvals for settlements in the occupied West Bank, which are illegal under international law, have hit a new record.

Bahrain's king said the normalisation deal with Israel was done in exchange for a halt to annexation, despite the Jewish state's claim to the contrary.

Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood to take part in elections

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Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood to take part in elections

The political wing of Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood, the country's main opposition party, said it would take part in parliamentary elections in November.

Israel-UAE normalisation agreement doesn't mention annexation or F-35s

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Israel-UAE normalisation agreement doesn't mention annexation or F-35s

Text of the Israel-UAE-Bahrain deal published by the Israeli press fails to mention a halt to annexation, a two-state solution, or the rumoured ...

Israeli military holds exercises in residential Palestinian areas

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Israeli military holds exercises in residential Palestinian areas

The Israeli army has been using heavy machinery on agricultural land and near residential areas in the northern Jordan Valley, ...

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Tony Blair 'played key role in UAE-Israel normalisation'

The former UK prime minister was instrumental in paving the way for UAE-Israel normalisation, according to media reports.

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Iran's Khamenei says UAE-Israel deal 'betrayed' Muslim world

"I hope the Emiratis soon wake up and compensate for what they have done," the Iranian supreme leader said.

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Erekat slams UAE-Israel deal as 'birth of Arab Zionists'

The chief Palestinian negotiator slammed the UAE's move as a 'poisoned dagger in the Palestinian back'.

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Suha Arafat apologises to UAE over Israel normalisation protests

While UAE media and mouthpieces are in raptures over her apology, senior Palestinian officials have distanced themselves from the statement.

Netanyahu deletes tweet calling UAE 'advanced democracy' amid backlash

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Netanyahu deletes tweet calling UAE 'advanced democracy' amid backlash

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu deleted a tweet in which he posted a video claiming Israel and the UAE are advanced democracies after ...

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Visiting Al-Aqsa 'impermissible' through normalisation, Jerusalem Mufti declares

Those who try to enter al-Aqsa Mosque via the means of normalisation will not be allowed, says the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem.

Could the UAE acquire F-35s after Israel normalisation deal?

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Could the UAE acquire F-35s after Israel normalisation deal?

Israel opposes US arms sales to Arab states that could challenge its military superiority in the region, but the UAE's new deal with Israel ...

Emirati apologises for being pro-Palestine following UAE normalisation deal

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Emirati apologises for being pro-Palestine following UAE normalisation deal

An Emirati blogger has been slammed for posting a video in which he apologises to Israel and seeks forgiveness from Israelis for growing up ...

Israel scouting for UAE embassy building

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Israel scouting for UAE embassy building

Israeli authorities are reportedly searching for a suitable building to stand as the official embassy in Abu Dhabi, as reports suggest the two ...

UAE has 'no right' to speak for Palestinians: Abbas

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UAE has 'no right' to speak for Palestinians: Abbas

Palestine's President Mahmoud Abbas said the UAE has no right to speak on behalf of Palestinians, just days after the Gulf country announced ...

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Telephone service begins between UAE and Israel's 'shameful' normalisation

Telephone services between the UAE and Israel have opened, an Emirati official confirmed.

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UAE officials appear on Israeli channels for first time

Dhahi Khalfan, known for his constant promotion of normalisation with Israel, was interviewed by Channel 12 on Saturday.

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Kuwait says won't budge from 'fixed' anti-normalisation stance: reports

Despite a UAE-Israel so-called peace deal announced on Thursday, Kuwait said it would not change its stance on normalisation.

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Dubai deputy police chief calls for 'dissolving Hamas'

Dhahi Khalfan slammed all Palestinian groups that opposed the UAE's normalisation, saying Hamas needs to be dissolved.

Saudi Arabia will 'inevitably' normalise ties with Israel: Kushner

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Saudi Arabia will 'inevitably' normalise ties with Israel: Kushner

Jared Kushner envisages that Saudi Arabia will normalise ties with Israel.

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Palestinians rally in fury against Israel-UAE normalisation deal

Demonstrators in Jerusalem trampled on images of UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, chanting slogans demanding that the Gulf country fall.

UAE defends Israel normalisation deal

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UAE defends Israel normalisation deal

The UAE defended its peace deal with Israel as a move designed to "shake up" a deadlocked Middle East diplomacy.

Mossad chief to visit UAE to cement normalisation: report

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Mossad chief to visit UAE to cement normalisation: report

Israel's intelligence community has lauded Yossi Cohen for spearheading efforts to forge the agreement, according to local media reports.

Palestinians feel 'betrayal' of Israel-UAE normalisation deal

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Palestinians feel 'betrayal' of Israel-UAE normalisation deal

Palestinians have expressed disappointment and betrayal following the agreement to normalise ties between Israel and the UAE.

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