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Sudan has been de-blacklisted and given access to $1 billion in financing from the World Bank as the northeast African state signs to normalise relations with Israel

Leaders signed a new declaration with Saudi Arabia today in steps towards repairing broken ties.

Moroccan Foreign Minister praises normalisation in Israeli TV interview

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Moroccan Foreign Minister praises normalisation in Israeli TV interview

Morocco’s Foreign Minister, Nasser Bourita, has given an interview to Israeli TV, saying that normalisation with Israel was part of a desire to maintain good relations with Jewish people generally.

US negotiating Morocco drone sale following Israel deal: report

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US negotiating Morocco drone sale following Israel deal: report

The US is negotiating the sale of drones to Morocco, unnamed government sources say.

Kuwaiti school fires teacher after including Israel in assignment

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Kuwaiti school fires teacher after including Israel in assignment

Kuwaitis forced an American international school to apologise after a teacher 'broke local morals' and gave her students a map that includes ...

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Saudi prince strongly criticises Israel at Bahrain summit

He described Israel as a "Western colonising" power and accused the Jewish state of incarcerating Palestinians in "concentration camps".

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US Congress to vote on weapons sale to UAE

The President’s rush to get the deal approved before the end of his term has alarmed lawmakers, worried about fall-out from a possible arms race ...

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Behind Bahrain's gamble on normalisation with Israel

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

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White House's Kushner headed to Saudi, Qatar: reports

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner will visit Saudi Arabia and Qatar this week in a bid for further diplomatic deals in the ...

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.

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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 ...

Bahraini FM makes 'halal toast' with Israel's president

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Bahraini FM makes 'halal toast' with Israel's president

Bahrain Abdullatif Al-Zayani used a glass of water, instead of champagne, to toast his leader during a trip to Israel.

Bahrain's FM's visit to Israel took place in Jerusalem

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Bahrain's FM's visit to Israel took place in Jerusalem

Contrary to official statements from Manama, Bahrain's Foreign Minister Abdellatif Al-Zayani was in the contested city of Jerusalem during his ...

US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says adviser to Khamenei

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US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says adviser to Khamenei

An adviser to Iran's supreme leader has warned that any American attack on the Islamic Republic could set off a "full-fledged war" in the Middle ...

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US senators seek to stop jet sale to UAE

Three US senators launched their bid to block the sale of F-35 jets to the UAE.

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Biden will help Saudi normalisation, predicts Gulf-allied rabbi

Mark Schneier, a rabbi close to Gulf states, predicted that Joe Biden will continue Trump's process of normalisation.

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First commercial flight with Israeli tourists lands in UAE

FlyDubai flight No. FZ8194 landed at Dubai International Airport just after 5:40pm bringing Israeli tourists to the skyscraper-studded city ...

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Exclusive: Reactions to US elections inside the Middle East

The Middle East is keeping a watchful eye on the outcome of the volatile elections taking place in the US.

US plans sales of top-end fighter jets to UAE

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US plans sales of top-end fighter jets to UAE

The US has agreed to sell top-of-the-line F-35 fighter jets to the UAE following normalisation.

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US says Sudan to normalise ties with Israel

Palestinian officials have slammed the move as a 'stab in the back'.

Trump moves to end Sudan terror listing

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Trump moves to end Sudan terror listing

Sudan's government has issued a $335 million compensation payment as part of the agreement towards being removed from the State Sponsors of ...

Sudan's Umma Party threatens transitional government over Israel normalisation

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Sudan's Umma Party threatens transitional government over Israel normalisation

Sadiq Al-Mahdi threatened the Sudanese transitional government over normalisation.

Pompeo hopes Sudan recognises Israel 'quickly'

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Pompeo hopes Sudan recognises Israel 'quickly'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has hoped that Sudan recognises Israel.

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