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A Memorandum of Understanding [MoU] was signed between the state-owned Dubai Free Zone Authority [DAFZA] and the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce.

Comment: Forcing AJ+ to register as a foreign agent raises serious questions about foreign influence on US politics, and is a worrying attack on free speech, writes Kristian Coates Ulrichsen.

Bahrain claims Israel <em>normalisation</em> will stop West Bank annexation

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Bahrain claims Israel normalisation will stop West Bank annexation

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.

British police 'may deploy Israeli 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 the ...

Sudan, Oman 'to normalise ties with Israel next week'

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Sudan, Oman 'to normalise ties with Israel next week'

Oman and Sudan could announce normalisation deals with Israel as soon as next week, according to reports.

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Qatar refuses to assume Arab League presidency

The position of Arab League president became vacant after Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki resigned from the role.

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Israel restricts outgoing flights to bolster coronavirus lockdown

Israel's decision to restrict flights come as the country imposes another lockdown in an effort to control the spread of covid-19.

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TNA Voice Podcast: Bahrain-UAE-Israeli normalisation, Greece's Moria camp burns

Our podcast bringing you compelling stories from the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond.

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Syrian gravedigger recounts a genocide, but is anyone listening?

Comment: As we hear testimony on the extent of Assad's murderous apparatus, we must remember that these are crimes not just of past, but the ...

Egyptian journalist quits Emirati column in protest at <em>normalisation</em>

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Egyptian journalist quits Emirati column in protest at normalisation

Prominent Egyptian journalist Jalal Aref decided to stop writing in Emirati newspaper Al-Bayan after the UAE normalised relations with Israel ...

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Israel's Netanyahu to meet Sudan general in Uganda: report

The Israeli premier will meet with Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the leader of Sudan's transitional sovereign council, in Uganda for a second time, ...

UAE 'won't get F-35 jets for 6-7 years'

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UAE 'won't get F-35 jets for 6-7 years'

David Friedman said it would take at least six years for the UAE to receive F-35 warplanes, warning Israelis not to make the contentious arms ...

Next <em>normalisation</em> deal 'coming in next day or two'

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Next normalisation deal 'coming in next day or two'

A third normalisation deal between Israel and a yet unnamed Arab state could be made public in the coming days, Ambassador Kelly Craft ...

Ex-Saudi intelligence chief criticises Trump's treatment of Palestinians

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Ex-Saudi intelligence chief criticises Trump's treatment of Palestinians

Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia's former intelligence chief, has criticised President Donald Trump for his sidelining of the Palestinians ...

'Disgust' as UAE cleric uses Quran to justify <em>normalisation</em>

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'Disgust' as UAE cleric uses Quran to justify normalisation

Waseem Yousef has outraged Arabs with pro-Israel tweets ever since the UAE normalised relations with Israel.

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Netanyahu aides fined for violating quarantine after Washington trip

Two Israeli officials were spotted filming anti-Netanyahu protesters at a time they were supposed to be in quarantine after returning from the UAE-Bahrain deal signing ceremony in Washington

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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'.

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Israeli military concerned about fresh unrest in West Bank

Guaranteeing Israel's safety means having Palestinian stability, security officials have said.

Israel airliner flies to Bahrain after ties normalised

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Israel airliner flies to Bahrain after ties normalised

An Israeli airliner flew to Bahrain days after both countries signed a normalisation deal.

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Palestinians note sharp drop in funding from Arab states

The Palestinian Authority suspects normalisation and pressure from US President Donald Trump has led to a lack of Arab funding to ...

UAE could secure US F-35 deal by December

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UAE could secure US F-35 deal by December

Israelis have opposed the UAE's planned purchase of cutting-edge fighter jets from the US.

Bahrain, Israel leaders in post-<em>normalisation</em> accord talks

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Bahrain, Israel leaders in post-normalisation accord talks

Bahrain and Israel held talks on Tuesday, a week after signing a controversial normalisation accord.

Bahrain, Israel mull direct telephone lines after <em>normalisation</em> agreement

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Bahrain, Israel mull direct telephone lines after normalisation agreement

Israel and Bahrain are looking to cooperate on direct telecoms links despite local opposition.

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