Israel

Netanyahu hails historic peace with UAE, says more Arab countries will follow

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announces full, historic peace with the United Arab Emirates, and says he is not giving up on implementing Israel sovereignty on West Bank lands.

Rina Bassist | Settlements | Aug 13, 2020
al-monitor Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives a press conference in Jerusalem on Aug. 13, 2020. Photo by ABIR SULTAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images.

Israel, UAE announce US-brokered deal to normalize relations

Under the deal, Israel has agreed to suspend plans to annex the West Bank.

Al-Monitor Staff | Israeli-Palestinian conflict | Aug 13, 2020
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Israel cuts off fuel to Gaza as ballon attacks continue

Israel’s defense minister has closed off fuel imports to Gaza, adding to the list of goods prohibited from crossing into the Strip in response to the explosive-laden balloons from Gaza.

Rina Bassist | | Aug 13, 2020
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Greek foreign minister talks Turkey, tourism in Israel

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Danidas came to Israel bearing gifts — news that Israeli tourists will be able to enter the country — likely in return for Jerusalem's continued support for Athens in its conflict against Ankara.

Rina Bassist | | Aug 13, 2020
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Israeli-Arab bereaved mothers protest pandemic of violence, crime

Israeli-Arab bereaved mothers started marching this week from Haifa to Jerusalem, to raise awareness of violence in Arab society.

Afif Abu Much | | Aug 13, 2020
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