Israel, Bahrain reaches agreement to open embassies and establish visa systems

Bahrain and Israel said on Wednesday they would open embassies, establish online visa systems and launch weekly flights between the countries soon, in a broadened cooperation promoted by Washington as an economic boon and means of isolating Iran. On the first official visit by Bahraini officials to Israel, the Gulf kingdom’s foreign minister, Abdullatif Al-Zayani,… Read More Israel, Bahrain reaches agreement to open embassies and establish visa systems

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu congratulates Joe Biden on U.S. presidential election win

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Sunday, hailing a strong alliance that could be burdened by differences over policy on Iran and the Palestinians. “Congratulations @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris. Joe, we’ve had a long & warm personal relationship for nearly 40 years, and I know you as a great friend of… Read More Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu congratulates Joe Biden on U.S. presidential election win

UAE and Bahrain sign agreements to normalize relations with Israel

The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed agreements on Tuesday for normalizing relations with Israel, becoming the latest Arab states to break a longstanding taboo in a strategic realignment of Middle Eastern countries against Iran. U.S. President Donald Trump hosted the White House ceremony, capping a dramatic month when first the UAE and then Bahrain… Read More UAE and Bahrain sign agreements to normalize relations with Israel

Israel, United Arab Emirates reach historic deal to normalise diplomatic relations

Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced an agreement on Thursday that will lead to a full normalization of diplomatic relations between the two states, a move that reshapes the order of Middle East politics from the Palestinian issue to Iran. Under the accord, which U.S. President Donald Trump helped broker, Israel has agreed to… Read More Israel, United Arab Emirates reach historic deal to normalise diplomatic relations

Israel Aerospace wins U.S. Air Force $240million contract

State-run Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) said on Sunday it won a $240 million contract to manufacture wings for U.S. Air Force T-38 training aircraft. IAI said it has been producing the wings for the T-38s since 2011 and that the work will be performed in Israel. The work is expected to be completed by 2033,… Read More Israel Aerospace wins U.S. Air Force $240million contract

U.S. President Donald Trump to meet with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu on March 25, 26

U.S. President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House next Monday and Tuesday, the White House said, reaffirming the two leaders’ close ties. The announcement came shortly after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Tel Aviv on Wednesday and planned to deliver remarks alongside Netanyahu. “The president and… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump to meet with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu on March 25, 26