Joe Biden's administration will build on "the success of Israel's normalisation arrangements with UAE, Bahrain, Sudan, and Morocco," Jake Sullivan, Biden's top security adviser, tells his Israeli counterpart.
Israel's first commercial flight to the United Arab Emirates is set for Monday, which follows the August 13 announcement of a US-brokered agreement to normalise relations between the two countries.
The UAE last week became the first Gulf state to normalise relations with Israel, in a historic US-brokered accord that raised the prospect of similar deals with other Arab states.
Saudi Arabia, the UAE and other Arab states are facing criticism for disregarding Palestinian aspirations and allowing the US to draft a partisan deal on the Israel-Palestine conflict.
The training facility in the Somali capital Mogadishu was secured by presidential palace guards following 90-minutes of sporadic gunfire, according to a witness.
The diplomatic rift between Arab Gulf countries who cut diplomatic ties with Qatar has already impacted the country's economy and air travel.
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