Controversial “peace” agreements between Israel and Gulf countries is also about exporting an Israeli agenda on the region.
Israel and the UAE have already signed several commercial deals since mid-August, when they first announced they would establish full relations.
The Israeli delegation, which flew into Bahrain on an El Al Israel Airlines charter flight from Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv, was accompanied by US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.
Amnesty International documents that Gulf’s Arab monarchies have used the pandemic as a pretext to increase repressive measures.
The Second Intifada ends in February 2005, with a joint announcement by Sharon and Mahmud Abbas, successor to the late Yasser Arafat.
The UAE is well-positioned to pressure Mauritania into unfreezing its relations with Israel.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke via telephone with Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa for the first time since a diplomatic deal was signed between the two nations, according to Israeli and Bahraini local media.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is eager to recognise Israel, but is likely waiting for his father King Salman’s death.
Chanting "Palestine is not for sale," protesters in the capital Rabat wave Palestinian flags and urge their government not to follow UAE and Bahrain who signed diplomatic pacts with Israel.
Iran's leadership is consistently finding that its armed proxies in the region cannot buy the country genuine political influence.
The timing combined with Emirati lobbying efforts makes it likely that the order was part of the UAE-Israel deal.
The UAE and its allies will try to leverage their relationship with the US and Israel to counter Turkey's influence in the region.
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