While some Arab countries like Algeria and Qatar strongly oppose any normalisations with Israel, others, like Saudi Arabia, are holding back their official position and treading cautiously.
Algeria will never be part of any agreement to normalise relations with Israel, Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has said.
The timing combined with Emirati lobbying efforts makes it likely that the order was part of the UAE-Israel deal.
Afghanistan’s warring sides started negotiations for the first time aimed at ending decades of war, bringing together delegates appointed by the Afghan government and the Taliban.
Top American diplomat praises German efforts to reduce tensions via opening a door for dialogue and hopes "the military assets that are there will be withdrawn" for communication.
Intra-Afghan negotiations are to begin in Doha on Saturday, a day mostly reserved for ceremony before hammering out a road map for a post-war Afghanistan.
Talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban were repeatedly pushed back over disagreements on prisoner exchange.
Qatar's ability to advance its interests in Libya will be tied to Turkey's success.
The stalled release of prisoners has delayed talks between Afghanistan's government and the militant group but negotiations are expected to begin once the inmate impasse is overcome.
In terms of practical influence on the ground in Palestine, Qatar has become one of the major players in ensuring relative calm between Palestinian factions and Israel.
De-escalation of tensions with Doha's efforts ends more than three weeks of attacks along the volatile de facto border between Gaza and Israel.
Israel's opposition to selling American F-35s to the UAE is the first blow to any Emirati notions of preferential treatment.
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