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Analysis: Despite the risk of exacerbating Bahrain's already volatile domestic politics, normalisation with Israel confirms the importance of ensuring continued US support.

Israel has warned its citizens not to discuss democracy, the royal family, or other taboo issues with Emiratis during their trips to the UAE.

Sisi weary of backlash over planned Netanyahu visit: source

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Sisi weary of backlash over planned Netanyahu visit: source

As Netanyahu is reportedly set to embark on official visit to Egypt, but sources said Egyptian President Sisi and Israeli premier Netanyahu have failed to agree on the visit's circumstances.

Seventeen Malaysian Islamic organisations reject Muslim Brotherhood 'terror' designation

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Seventeen Malaysian Islamic organisations reject Muslim Brotherhood 'terror' designation

The joint statement said the Saudi move was based on false accusations and judgements without evidence.

The geopolitical shadow of Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The geopolitical shadow of Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Analysis: Ethiopia's deadly civil war in Tigray province risks triggering wider geopolitical instability in the Horn of Africa.

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Saudi Arabia allows Israeli commercial flights in its airspace

This agreement came 'just hours' before the first Israeli commercial flight was due to take flight on Tuesday morning.

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Pakistan says will not recognise Israel amid rumoured pressure

Official statement by Islamabad appear to be in response to rumors of diplomatic pressure by the US and Saudi Arabia to recognise Israel.

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Israel fears Iran revenge attacks on citizens in UAE

Israeli tourists in the UAE could be targets in revenge attacks, according to media reports.

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Sudan confirms but downplays Israeli visit

Israel announced on November 23 that it had sent its first delegation to Sudan after the deal on normalisation, but Khartoum denied ...

MbS, Netanyahu meeting 'failed to reach <em>normalisation</em> agreement': report

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MbS, Netanyahu meeting 'failed to reach normalisation agreement': report

The Saudi crown prince reportedly pulled back from a normalisation deal.

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Saudi king 'not informed' of secret MbS-Netanyahu meeting

A secret meeting between Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was kept hidden from his father, ...

Riyadh to 'normalise ties' with Israel during Biden term

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Riyadh to 'normalise ties' with Israel during Biden term

The kingdom's crown prince reportedly hopes the move will help to mend ties with the US.

Emirati ruling family 'looking to invest in Israeli football'

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Emirati ruling family 'looking to invest in Israeli football'

A member of Abu Dhabi's royal family is looking to buy a stake in a top-tier Israeli football team known for its racist and Islamophobic fans.

Low-cost carrier FlyDubai begins Israel flights after deal

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Low-cost carrier FlyDubai begins Israel flights after deal

Israeli tourists waved their Israeli passports to journalists as they arrived in Dubai on Thursday.

Egyptian singer 'unaware' he was photographed with Israeli singer

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Egyptian singer 'unaware' he was photographed with Israeli singer

Mohamed Ramadan denied knowing Omer Adam was Israeli after he received backlash for taking a photo with the singer, and said that 'Palestine is ...

Stasa Salacanin

A gateway to Africa: Russia's naval base in Sudan

Analysis: Moscow's new naval base in Sudan heralds Russia's return to the geopolitical map of Africa.

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Agreement grants Emirati, Bahraini tourists entry to Al-Aqsa: report

Visitors will be allowed in through the Jordanian-Palestinian gates, according to reports.

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Israeli agents 'disguised as women' regularly met Arab leaders

The former chief of Israel's spy agency Mossad said agents regularly met with Arab leaders and officials over the years, and on some occasions ...

Thomas O. Falk

What to expect from Biden's Israel policy

Analysis: Biden's relationship with Israel could be tested over Iran, but the president-elect's proclivity for a paradigm shift or a reversal of ...

Egypt court to examine Mohammed Ramadan over "<em>normalisation</em>" photos

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Egypt court to examine Mohammed Ramadan over "normalisation" photos

An Egyptian court is to hear a case against prominent singer and actor Mohamed Ramadan after photos emerged of him posing with Israeli ...

The New Arab Staff

Saudi official says 'Israel normalisation talks' happened in NEOM

A Saudi official has told the WSJ that talks did take place between MbS and Netanyahu.

Syria Insight: What to expect under the Biden administration

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: What to expect under the Biden administration

After Joe Biden's election win, Syrians are waiting for signs that he will take a more considered approach towards the country's civil war.

Arab authors call for boycott of Emirati book prize

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Arab authors call for boycott of Emirati book prize

Some of the Arab world's most well-known authors have demanded the International Prize for Arabic Fiction cut ties with the UAE.

Popular Egyptian singer triggers outrage for '<em>normalisation</em>' photo

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Popular Egyptian singer triggers outrage for 'normalisation' photo

Social media users were left outraged after an official Israeli account posted an image of Egyptian singer Mohamed Ramadan with Israel's Omer ...

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