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

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'.

US allows convicted spy Pollard to move to Israel

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US allows convicted spy Pollard to move to Israel

The United States has allowed Pollard, who has served 30 years in prison for espionage, to go to Israel.

Israeli annexation and a history of broken American promises

Dalal Yassine

Israeli annexation and a history of broken American promises

Comment: Palestinian leaders have repeatedly gambled on the US to help them achieve their goals, to the detriment of the Palestinian people, ...

The New Arab Staff

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 proceeding with annexation plans.

The New Arab

Biden announces opposition to Israel's annexation of West Bank

Joe Biden has condemned the planned annexation of the occupied West Bank, saying it will place a barrier in 'prospects for peace'.

The New Arab & agencies

Israel 'must annex' before possible Biden win: US envoy

Ron Dermer has reportedly expressed concern that Israel's annexation plan will not go as planned if Joe Biden becomes US ...

The New Arab

Prominent anti-BDS campaigner appointed as Israel's UN, US ambassador

The current Likud minister and fierce BDS opponent will take over the dual role as part of Netanyahu's government reshuffle.

Trump's deal is designed to be unacceptable to Palestinians

Muhammad Shehada

Trump's deal is designed to be unacceptable to Palestinians

Comment: From the very beginning, Trump and Kushner's plan was intended to drive Palestinians away, rather than back to the negotiating table, ...

Mitchell Plitnick

Barring members of congress from Israel-Palestine

Increasing numbers of Democratic voters are growing uncomfortable with Israel's brazen defiance of international law and cruel violations of ...

Outrage over Tlaib-Omar ban must not ignore Israel's occupation

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Outrage over Tlaib-Omar ban must not ignore Israel's occupation

Comment: After Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar were barred from visiting Israel, US politicians condemned the ban but praised Israel's ...

Israel to allow Tlaib-Omar visit 'out of respect'

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Israel to allow Tlaib-Omar visit 'out of respect'

Israel will allow Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to enter the state for an official visit in a few weeks, the US envoy to Israel ...

Israeli ambassador slams criticism of Riyadh over Khashoggi murder

The New Arab

Israeli ambassador slams criticism of Riyadh over Khashoggi murder

Israel has appeared to come to the defence of Saudi Arabia amid sustained global outrage over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Israeli sexual assault scandal could see US envoy fired

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli sexual assault scandal could see US envoy fired

The US envoy Ron Dermer has come under fire for not reporting sexual assault allegations made against a top Netanyahu aide.

David Sheen

Is Netanyahu facilitating rape culture in Israel?

Comment: Netanyahu's silence - and even acceptance - of staff members accused, investigated or charged with sex crimes sets a frightening precedent, writes David Sheen.

The New Arab & agencies

Trump envoys discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace process with Netanyahu

Trump's controversial December decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and the transfer of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem ...

The New Arab & agencies

Pence kicks off Israel visit with Netanyahu meeting

The visit is the final leg of a trip that included talks in Egypt and Jordan as well as a stop at a US military facility near the Syrian border.

The New Arab

Happy Valentine's, Mr President: Netanyahu arrives in Washington

The Israeli Prime Minister is set to meet with the US President in Washington on Wednesday with the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the Iran ...

Losing support: Israel and the two state solution

Usaid Siddiqui

Losing support: Israel and the two state solution

Comment: Secretary of State John Kerry's speech articulated a growing international frustration with Israel, that is finally reaching its ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel urges Trump to move US embassy to Jerusalem

Israel's ambassador to the US had called on the Trump administration to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in what would be a ...

The spectacular failure of American Muslim politics

Waqas Mirza

The spectacular failure of American Muslim politics

The long read: American Muslim organisations would be foolish to mistake a seat at the White House iftar table as an easy alternative to ...

Israel's US ambassador to accept award from hate group

The New Arab

Israel's US ambassador to accept award from hate group

Israel's envoy to the US denies knowledge of the Centre for Security Policy's anti-Muslim views, despite well documented statements from the ...

Obama: More pro-Israel than any other US president

Usaid Saddiqui

Obama: More pro-Israel than any other US president

Comment: For all his commitment to the Jewish state, it is bewildering that US President Barack Obama should be seen in Israel as an antagonist, ...

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