Israel Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said his visit reflected a “new reality” for the Middle East as Tel Aviv pursues a diplomatic push against Iran nuclear talks in Vienna.
Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi said he had approved Kosovo's "formal request to open an embassy in Jerusalem."
Kushner has driven Trump’s Middle East push that saw the UAE, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco normalise ties with Israel in contentious deals that saw Washington doling out major favours.
The country's cybersecurity chief says there's been an increase in cyber attacks by anti-UAE activists, with the country's financial sector being targeted.
“My conscience will never allow me to accept Israel, which is responsible for so many atrocities against the Palestinian people,” he says in an interview.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has already cultivated covert ties with Israel in recent years.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the UAE had made a "huge mistake" in reaching an agreement to normalise ties with Israel and called it a betrayal by the Gulf state.
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