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State Department officials testify before Congress on arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

Thursday, September 17, 2020, GMT 2:42 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said the May 2019 sale did not warrant an emergency certification, but a State official cited the threat from Iran. State Department…

Topic:US Foreign policy for Mena Zone

UAE-Israel Deal Breaks Arab Unity

Friday, September 11, 2020, GMT 3:45 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

Although hiding behind claims of 'peace,' the U.S., UAE and Israel are actually failing the Middle East as their policies fuel divisions in the region while jeopardizing the decadeslong Palestinian…

Topic:Peace Processes and Conflict Resolution
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Arab League: Ministers Agree not to Condemn UAE-Israel Deal

Thursday, September 10, 2020, GMT 3:14 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

After three-hour talks, some Arab countries attempted to add provisions to give legitimacy to UAE-Israel deal. Palestinian leaders won renewed Saudi support for Palestinian statehood on Wednesday but failed to…

Topic:Assessment & Opinion

Israel and UAE in Historic Direct Flight Following Peace Deal

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, GMT 10:38 am
By:Mena Pacs Team

The first official flight from Israel to the UAE has landed, a major step in normalising relations after the announcement of a peace deal. The El Al airliner made the…

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Timeline: Israel, United Arab Emirates ‘Normalisation’ Moves

Monday, August 31, 2020, GMT 6:02 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

JERUSALEM - The United Arab Emirates ' decision to normalise relations with Israel follows a history of peace efforts between Israel, the Palestinians and their Arab allies that have failed…

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In Yemen, Houthis Exploit Israel-UAE Agreement

Tuesday, August 25, 2020, GMT 2:48 pm
By:Mena Pacs Team

The Israel-UAE normalization deal will drive the Houthis to intensify the permeation of their anti-Zionism ideologies in areas under their control, exploiting popular anger to attract more fighters to join…

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