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    Arab artists boycott UAE after Israel deal

    Agence France-Presse .Jerusalem | Updated at 11:42am on September 03, 2020

    The United Arab Emirates’ move to pursue normalisation with Israel prompted a backlash from Arab artists and intellectuals, who were boycotting Emirati-backed cultural awards and...

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    Saudi Arabia opens airspace for UAE-Israel flights

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 07:56pm on September 02, 2020

    Saudi Arabia agreed Wednesday to permit UAE flights to ‘all countries’ to overfly the kingdom, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signalled more direct flights...

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    Hamas, Israel deal to end Gaza escalation

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 05:13pm on September 01, 2020

    Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas said on Monday that they had reached a Qatari-mediated deal with Israel to end more than three weeks of cross-border attacks...

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    The Israel-UAE deal isn’t about peace at all

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2020

    IN SOME ways, the US-brokered plan for mutual recognition between Israel and the United Arab Emirates is big news. For more than a quarter of...

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    First ever direct flight between Israel, UAE takes off Monday

    United News of Bangladesh / Associated Press . Ben-Gurion Airport, Israel | Updated at 05:51pm on August 31, 2020

    A high-ranking American and Israeli delegation took off Monday to Abu Dhabi in the first-ever direct commercial passenger flight to the United Arab Emirates...

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    Middle East leaders urged to press Israel over Gaza blockade

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:02am on August 25, 2020

    As US secretary of state Mike Pompeo started a Middle East tour in Israel on Monday, Islamist group Hamas called on regional leaders to ‘break...

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    Early Islamic gold coins found in Israel

    Associated Press/UNB. Jerusalem | Updated at 04:02pm on August 24, 2020

    Israeli archaeologists announced on Monday they have discovered a trove of early Islamic gold coins during recent salvage excavations near the central city of Yavne,...

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    Anti-Netanyahu protest held in Israel

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:50am on August 24, 2020

    Israeli police said Sunday they had arrested 30 demonstrators after thousands rallied in Jerusalem demanding the resignation of prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, chanting ‘Crime Minister’...

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    How Israel wages war on Palestinian history

    Jonathan Cook | Updated at 12:00am on August 23, 2020

    WHEN the Palestinian actor Mohammed Bakri made a documentary about Jenin in 2002, filming immediately after the Israeli army had completed rampaging through the West...

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    UAE-Israel, oil and gas in East Mediterranean

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on August 23, 2020

    THE mother of all blasts at the Beirut port on August 4, would have qualified as the West Asian 9/11 but the objective circumstances are...