The Biden administration has not only continued Trump's policy in the Middle East, but is trying to expand it.
Data shows trading volumes between the UAE and Israel jumped from $51 million in the first seven months of 2020 to $614 million over the same period in 2021.
The Jewish community in Bahrain celebrated the first Bar Mitzvah in 16 years while the first Minyan ceremony was held for the first time since 1947.
Yair Lapid's visit will be the first by an Israeli minister since the signing of the so-called “Abraham Accords”, the Trump-brokered agreements between Israel and four Arab states: Morocco, UAE, Bahrain and Sudan.
Marseille prosecutor opens investigation targeting members of Bahrain Victorious team “for acquisition, transport, possession, import of a substance or method prohibited for use by an athlete without medical justification”.
The roots of the very public — and personal — clash between the two Arabian powers in OPEC are complicated and rooted in myriad geopolitical factors.
The World Health Organization has said that any Covid-19 vaccines it has authorised for emergency use should be recognised by countries as they open up their borders to inoculated travellers.
Countries to which evacuees could be flown include United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, and Kuwait, US official says as Taliban presses a major offensive in northern Afghanistan.
Led by a young generation of Palestinians, millions across the Middle East have condemned Israel and opposed its apartheid policies.
Lebanon needs financial support from the Arab world, particularly the rich Gulf states, but its continuous political instability has become a hindrance in the way of a bailout.
Signatories to the Abraham Accords defended a normalisation of ties with Israel by saying it would allow them to exert leverage over Israel. That has not been the case.
US Navy's Fifth Fleet seizes huge cache of weapons that it said included Russian-made anti-tank guided missiles, Chinese Type 56 assault rifles, Kalashnikov-style rifles, sniper rifles, heavy machine guns and rocket-propelled grenade launchers.
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