Palestine and Iran condemned Sudan's move to establish diplomatic relations with Israel.
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.
Around 90 percent of Twitter discourse in Arabic was against Abu Dhabi’s recent treaty with Israel, but pro-Emirati news outlets cite polls showing most Arabs supporting the deal.
Dhabiya Khamis al Muhairi said UAE authorities barred her from travelling from Dubai to Cairo because of her criticism towards the UAE-Israel normalisation deal.
While King Salman has maintained that normalising ties with Israel was out of the question without the resolution of the Palestinian issue, his son Crown Prince MBS seeks to change the Saudi public perception towards Jews.
The Palestinian Authority suffered a 50 percent loss in foreign aid compared to 2019 and 70 percent shortfall in revenues in 2020.
A high-level Sudanese delegation and US officials have discussed the role Sudan is "expected to play" in the future of Arab-Israeli peace. The removal of Israel's former foe from a list of terrorism sponsors also featured in the talks in UAE.
Algeria will never be part of any agreement to normalise relations with Israel, Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has said.
A number of prominent UAE public officials and personalities have taken to social media to broadcast their support for the deal, but some Emiratis are registering their opposition.
Steady but gradual steps are helping life feel normal across the country again.
The country lifts coronavirus travel restrictions for cities of Antalya, Aydin, Erzurum, Hatay, Malatya, Mersin, and Mugla, while keeping them in place for the other 24 cities including Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir.
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