Arab world gave Israel a green light to hit Hamas, analysts say

October 9, 2023 by  
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Horrified international reactions to Hamas’s terror attacks may have given Israel a green light to deliver an especially harsh blow to the Gaza terror groups, experts told the Tazpit Press Service on Sunday. Read more

Bibi & MBS flag their talks could include implementing HKOPS

September 24, 2023 by  
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Saudi Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS) and Israel’s Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu have given their clearest indication to date that current talks between them to normalise relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel could include their reaching agreement on the terms to successfully implement the Hashemite Kingdom of Palestine solution (HKOPS). Read more

Potential Saudi normalisation raises questions about the Palestinian Authority

August 10, 2023 by  
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Progress towards a potential normalisation agreement between Israel and Saudi Arabia is raising the question of how the Palestinian Authority would fit into such a significant regional maneuver. Read more

Israeli foreign minister: Saudi deal ‘closer than ever’

August 2, 2023 by  
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Israel is closer than it has ever been to a peace agreement with Saudi Arabia, Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen said on Monday. Read more

Dangerous times, and they are of our own making

February 24, 2023 by  
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I can’t recall having seen such a tumultuous first 60 days of any new Israeli government. Read more

Bibi forced to move early on Hashemite Kingdom of Palestine plan

December 18, 2022 by  
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Bibi Netanyahu’s time for confirmation as Israel’s next Prime Minister runs out on 21 December after six weeks of the tail wagging the dog – parties with few Knesset members using their small but strategic numbers to try to extract concessions from Netanyahu for their support – that Netanyahu has obviously been resisting. Read more

Abbas once again set to demonize Israel as he pushes Palestinian propaganda at the UN

September 16, 2022 by  
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The 77th session of the UN General Assembly opens this week. It is expected that the Palestinian Authority’s President Mahmoud Abbas will once again force the Palestinian question to the forefront of the international agenda. Read more

As Gulf opens to Jewish life, Muslims spark interest in learning about High Holidays

September 8, 2021 by  
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With Jews around the world set to begin the High Holiday season, the small Jewish communities in six Gulf states, including Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, are planning to take part publicly in some of the traditional holiday rituals for the first time in decades. Read more

US suspends Abraham Fund; UAE urges Israel not to cancel pipeline

July 10, 2021 by  
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The Biden administration has suspended the Abraham Fund, which was established with the signing of the Abraham Accords in the fall of 2020, U.S. and Israeli sources told the business daily Globes. Read more

Bennett and the Religious Zionist elite

July 5, 2021 by  
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The biggest media story in Israel last week was the fall of the town of Evyatar in Samaria. Read more

How will we know who won the war?

May 24, 2021 by  
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Maybe one day, we will discover that the impetus for Hamas’s latest onslaught against Israel wasn’t the pending Israeli Supreme Court decision about whether or not to respect the property rights of Jewish landlords in Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood.

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Bahrain changes tune, says won’t allow imports from Israeli settlements

December 7, 2020 by  
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Bahrain will not allow imports from Israeli settlements in Judea and Samaria, Bahrain’s Industry, Commerce and Tourism Ministry said on Friday according to a report by the state news agency BNA.  Read more

Do-gooders who do bad – NGO problems exposed at AIJAC webinar

December 7, 2020 by  
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With terrorism and antisemitism ever-present threats, the latest webinar from the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) featured NGO Monitor Vice President Olga Deutsch, whose topic was “Following the Money Trail: An Insight into the Funding of Terrorism and Antisemitism”. Read more

Soccer leagues in Israel, UAE reach cooperation agreement

October 28, 2020 by  
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The soccer leagues of Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced that they reached an agreement on Tuesday about future play. Read more

Peter Beinart’s assault on the Abraham Accords

October 28, 2020 by  
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Peter Beinart’s latest attack on the Jewish state that he opposes as vehemently as he professes to have its best interest at heart is a work of remarkable sophistry. Read more

Biden praises UAE, Bahrain normalization deals with Israel

September 17, 2020 by  
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Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden applauded the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain for normalizing ties with Israel. Read more