UAE Cancels Trilateral Meeting with US, Israel ‘Till Further Notice’

By Hana Levi Julian, Jewish Press— The United Arab Emirates has canceled an official trilateral meeting scheduled between Israel’s UN Ambassador Gilad Erdan, US Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft, and UAE Ambassador to the UN Lana Zaki Nusseibeh. The cancellation is allegedly due to the Emiratis’ concern over Israel’s objection to the US sale…

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Lebanon Must End its Poisonous Political Relationship with Hezbollah

By Con Coughlin, Gatestone Institute— The conviction of a senior Hezbollah terrorist for assassinating Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri has provided the hard-pressed Lebanese people with incontrovertible proof of the malign influence Iran exerts over their political system. Following an investigation that has lasted for more than a decade and cost a staggering $1 billion,…

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Red Alert: BDSers Beware! What the UAE-Israeli Peace Deal Reveals.

By Amy Zewe— The recent, historic, and largely overlooked news story of Aug 2020 is the peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Of course, when the announcement came out, Jews, Zionists, Christians, and many others including many Arabs, blew up social media with positive reaction—mostly because mainstream American news organizations did not…

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Elections avoided day before deadline, Netanyahu accepts compromises

By Gill Hoffman, Jpost– Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday announced he will not seek a November election that would have been initiated automatically on Monday night if the budget deadline extension bill had not passed in the Knesset Finance Committee. The budget deadline extension bill passed its final readings in the Knesset Finance Committee…

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Push for Deepening Ties Between Israel and Sudan During Mideast Trip

By Algemeiner Staff— The Secretary of State of the United States, Mike Pompeo, is traveling to the Middle East and Africa starting Sunday, and will meet with Sudanese leaders in order to push for closer relations between Sudan and Israel. The State Department issued a statement saying that Pompeo will travel to Israel, Sudan, Bahrain,…

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‘This is the time for unity – not new elections’

By David Rosenberg, Arutz 7— Israel is pursuing peace deals with additional Arab states, following the agreement with the United Arab Emirates earlier this month, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Sunday. In a press conference Sunday evening, Netanyahu said Israel is working to reach deals normalizing the country’s relationship with additional Arab states, and predicted…

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Is the Palestinian Veto Alive or Dead?

By Caroline Glick, JPost— Since Israel was established, the Palestinian veto doomed all efforts to forge peace between the Arab world and the Jewish state. The Palestinian veto rests on a toxic proposition that Israel’s right to exist is contingent on its satisfaction of Palestinian claims against it. So long as the Palestinians say they…

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Rashida Tlaib Slams UAE-Israel Peace, Opposes Normalization

By Atara Beck, United with Israel— US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich) slammed the historic peace agreement between the United Arab Emirates and Israel announced Thursday at the White House. “Huge breakthrough today,” US President Donald Trump tweeted. “Historic Peace Agreement between our two GREAT friends, Israel and the United Arab Emirates!” Israel and several Gulf…

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Can the Temple Mount be a trading card to entice the Saudis?

By Tovah Lazaroff, JPost— US President Donald Trump didn’t even pause when asked by a reporter in Washington if Saudi Arabia would follow the United Arab Emirates, which last week signed a peace deal with Israel to normalize ties. “I do,” he said on Wednesday. Trump was so eager to answer that question from the…

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Brokered by the U.S. the Abraham Accord Goes Modern

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, CBN— Ancient history is once again surfacing in modern times. Several generations have passed since the first of a series of world-changing events occurred—when Israel was reestablished as a modern state in 1948. Later, the Israeli-Arab peace treaties of 1979 and 1994—followed by the U.S. Embassy’s move to Jerusalem in 2018—also…

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From Israel and the Emirates, a lesson in Middle East diplomacy

By Jeff Jacoby, The Boston Globe— RIGHT AFTER news broke of the peace agreement between the United Arab Emirates and Israel came reports that a similar deal with two other Gulf states, Oman and Bahrain, might be in the works. Israel’s intelligence minister told an interviewer he expects diplomatic ties to be established with Sudan…

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US exploring ways to make Trump peace plan binding

By Ariel Kahana, Israel Hayom— The US administration is examining the possibility of issuing a document that would commit future governments to President Donald Trump’s peace plan, Israel Hayom has learned. The idea has been presented to senior White House officials and is under discussion. At this stage, it is still unclear how understandings between…

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McCollum introduces bill prohibiting US recognition of Israeli annexation

By JNS—- Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.) introduced a bill on Friday that would prohibit the United States from recognizing Israel’s application of sovereignty over Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria. The Israeli Annexation Non-Recognition Act would also prohibit U.S. assistance to areas where Israel has applied sovereignty. It is co-sponsored by Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.),…

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Israel Offers Aid to Lebanon Amid Catastrophe

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, CBN Israel— Once considered the “Paris of the Middle East,” Beirut has been in decline for decades. When 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate were recklessly stored (and then neglected) for years in a port warehouse, it was a recipe for disaster. And on August 4, a massive explosion blasted a 141-foot-deep…

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Huge Kingdom of Judah Complex Discovered Near U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

By Steven Law, Patterns of Evidence— Near the new US embassy in Jerusalem, another impressive administrative building has recently been uncovered. This one is 2,700 years older, dating to the time of the last kings of Judah. Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) made the discovery in the Arnona neighborhood, less than two miles…

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