Israel and UAE sign economic and trade agreement

June 30, 2021 by  
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Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the United Arab Emirate (UAE) Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met in Abu Dhabi yesterday where they signed an economic agreement between the two countries. Read more

UAE becomes first Arab Gulf country to open Holocaust-education exhibit

June 4, 2021 by  
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In a continuing cultural relationship with Israel and the United Arab Emirates as part of the Abraham Accords, a museum in the United Arab Emirates debuted an exhibition about the Holocaust that also aims to raise awareness about anti-Semitism amid an increase in hate crimes against Jews worldwide. Read more

Pointing to COVID-related economy, UAE says it will not fund UNRWA in 2021

February 10, 2021 by  
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The United Arab Emirates says it does not plan to fund the U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, this year as part of a “wiser way of utilizing funds,” according to Minister of State for International Cooperation Reem al-Hashimy, reported Reuters. Read more

The family is growing

December 10, 2020 by  
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The Governing Board and Executive Committee of the World Jewish Congress held a zoom with 190 participants during which a new community was added to to the WJC. Read more

Trump triumphs as PLO continues to dig its own grave

September 14, 2020 by  
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President Trump’s announcement on 11 September that Israel would shortly be signing a peace treaty with a fourth Arab State – Bahrain – and possibly several others very soon – has triggered a spiteful response from Saeb Erekat, Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). Read more

UAE apologises to Israeli judo team, but is it ‘too little and too late?’

October 31, 2017 by  
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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) officially apologised to Israel following a handshake snub during last week’s Abu Dhabi Grand Slam judo tournament. The Arab country did not, however, apologise for the tournament’s ban on Israeli symbols….writes Adam Abrams/JNS.org. Read more