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Analysis: The breakthrough in resolving the Gulf crisis will have geopolitical implications, creating both new opportunities and challenges.

Gulf Arab states and Israel have reportedly floated the idea of being present in future negotiations between the US and Iran.

US sales of jets to UAE to continue

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US sales of jets to UAE to continue

Democrats failed to block a US sale of jets to the United Arab Emirates.

Israel 'very comfortable' with F-35 sale to UAE: ambassador

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Israel 'very comfortable' with F-35 sale to UAE: ambassador

Israel's ambassador to the US has said he is confident the sale will not counter the country's 'Qualitative Military Edge'.

Mattis secretly advocating Trump arms sale amid growing opposition

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Mattis secretly advocating Trump arms sale amid growing opposition

Mattis and Trump publicly fell out in 2018, but the former defence chief appears willing to put their difference aside to ensure the ...

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Saudi minister says allies ‘on board’ in Qatar negotiations

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan has said that the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt are all ‘on board’ regarding the resolution of a three-year diplomatic crisis with Qatar.

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Riyadh to end Qatar blockade as 'gift' to Biden

A Saudi analyst close to the royal court said the kingdom is seeking ways to resolve the Qatar blockade and subsequent GCC crisis "as a gift" to ...

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Trump 'prioritising' end to Qatar blockade before exit

Trump's national security advisor, Robert O'Brien said ending the Qatar blockade is a top priority for the outgoing administration.

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'Ungrateful' Palestinians should be happy about normalisation: UAE ambassador

Yousef Al-Otaiba, Emirati ambassador to the United States lashed out at Palestinians for not appreciating normalisation with Israel.

Four Arabs named among TIME's 'Most Influential People 2020'

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Four Arabs named among TIME's 'Most Influential People 2020'

Oscar-nominated Syrian filmmaker Waad Al-Kateab is listed among TIME magazine's 'Most Influential People of 2020'.

Stasa Salacanin

After UAE-Israel deal, which Arab countries could be next?

The agreement has amplified regional divisions but also formalised new fault lines. So who could be next to establish official ties with Israel?

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

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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.

Bahrain, Oman discussing normalisation deals with Israel, US: reports

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Bahrain, Oman discussing normalisation deals with Israel, US: reports

Israel and the US are in talks with Bahrain and Oman to persuade the two Gulf countries to sign normalisation deals similar to one reached ...

UAE-Israeli alliance: Quid pro quo for Trump’s re-election campaign

Ernest Khoury

UAE-Israeli alliance: Quid pro quo for Trump’s re-election campaign

Despite denying secret relations with Israel for decades, the UAE has now officially normalised ties but the timing benefits US President Donald ...

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.

Muhammad Shehada

'Deal of shame': UAE endorses Israel's occupation of Palestine

Comment: UAE had already sold out the Palestinians, now it's taking the credit for 'stopping annexation' - a process that is happening anyway, writes Muhammad Shehada.

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'Vindicated Qatar' says blockading states will face justice

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt will soon face justice for violating international rules, Qatar said on Tuesday, after ...

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Israeli, UAE technology firms sign deal on coronavirus research

A state-linked technology company in the UAE has signed a partnership with two major Israeli defence firms to fight coronavirus, in a ...

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UK's Boris Johnson writes op-ed against for Israeli newspaper

In an op-ed for Israel's top newspaper, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson opposed Israel's annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank.

Israel will announce UAE partnership to fight virus

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Israel will announce UAE partnership to fight virus

In a speech to graduating Israeli fighter pilots, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said an announcement was expected "in a few moments" and ...

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Israel's Netanyahu struggles to sell West Bank annexation plans

Israel's plans to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank face opposition from the international community but it is unclear how Western and ...

UAE feigns opposition to Israeli annexation to push normalisation

Muhammad Shehada

UAE feigns opposition to Israeli annexation to push normalisation

Comment: Setting the bar even lower, UAE and Saudi Arabia are touting normalisation with Israel in exchange for no annexation, writes Muhammad ...

UAE could strengthen Israel ties after West Bank annexation

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UAE could strengthen Israel ties after West Bank annexation

The UAE has close ties with Israel despite not officially recognising the country.

UAE official declares Israel an opportunity, not an enemy

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UAE official declares Israel an opportunity, not an enemy

In an op-ed published by Israel's top newspaper, the UAE's ambassador to the US said Israel cannot expect normalisation with Arab states while ...

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