U.S., UAE to work together on decarbonisation financing

The United States and the United Arab Emirates will work together on coordinating finance to decarbonise the economy, focusing on areas including hydrogen, renewable energy and low carbon urban design, a joint statement said on Monday. U.S. climate envoy John Kerry, who is leading efforts to get countries to step up commitments to cutting emissions,… Read More U.S., UAE to work together on decarbonisation financing

UAE signs agreement to purchase F-35 jets, armed drones from U.S.

The United Arab Emirates has signed an agreement with the United States to purchase 50 F-35 jets and up to 18 armed drones, people familiar with the situation said on Wednesday. Although the UAE and the United States were working to ink a deal before President Joseph Biden took office on Wednesday, the new president… Read More UAE signs agreement to purchase F-35 jets, armed drones from U.S.

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