Hassan Rouhani

Rouhani: UAE, Bahrain will bear 'consequences' of Israel deals

Iran President Hassan Rouhani's remarks come a day after Israel, UAE, Bahrain sign normalisation deals brokered by US.

Rouhani: UAE, Bahrain will bear 'consequences' of Israel deals

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinians protest Arab normalisation deals with Israel

Palestinians say only Israeli withdrawal from occupied territories can bring Middle East peace after Bahrain, UAE deals.

Opinion

What will be the impact of the Trump-sponsored normalisation?

The Israel-Gulf normalisation deals are unlikely to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Joe Macaron

by Joe Macaron

Joe Macaron

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

More than 200,000 sign anti-normalisation 'Palestine Charter'

Online charter calls for liberation of occupied Palestine and affirms normalisation with Israel is a 'betrayal'.

More than 200,000 sign anti-normalisation 'Palestine Charter'

Qatar

Qatar rules out normalising relations with Israel

Qatari government spokesperson says normalising ties with Israel 'can't be the answer' to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Qatar rules out normalising relations with Israel

AJ Impact

Israeli football club notorious for Arab abuse confirms UAE talks

Beitar Jerusalem, whose hardcore supporters have chanted 'death to Arabs', says it is in talks for investment from UAE.

Israeli football club notorious for Arab abuse confirms UAE talks

United Arab Emirates

UAE announces emergency approval for use of coronavirus vaccine

Decision taken following a surge in infections over the weekend when the Gulf state registered 1,000 cases a day.

UAE announces emergency approval for use of coronavirus vaccine

Middle East

US eyes building on Arab-Israel deals to end Gulf crisis

Pompeo is hopeful for end of Qatar blockade and wants to build on Arab-Israeli rapprochement to better confront Iran.

US eyes building on Arab-Israel deals to end Gulf crisis

United States

Israel ties that bind: What is the US giving Gulf Arab states?

Analysts say normalisation deals between UAE, Bahrain, and Israel are unprecedented steps with unknown ramifications.

Israel ties that bind: What is the US giving Gulf Arab states?

Palestine

Palestinian leadership to reconsider relations with Arab League

Move comes amid Palestinian anger over US-sponsored agreements between Israel and UAE, Bahrain.

Palestinian leadership to reconsider relations with Arab League

Al-Aqsa Mosque

'A landmine': Israel normalisation and Al-Aqsa Mosque

A clause in the UAE-Bahrain accords with Israel leaves 'door wide open' to Jewish prayer at holy site, analysts say.

Israel normalisation may partition Al-Aqsa: Analysts

Bahrain

What is behind Bahrain's normalisation deal with Israel?

Bahrain moves to please the US, deter perceived regional threats by following in the UAE's footsteps, analysts say.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinians rally against Bahrain-Israel normalisation

'Arab consensus' long held Arab states will normalise ties only if Israel meets a number of conditions for Palestinians.

Palestinians rally against Bahrain-Israel normalisation

Qatar

Three year Qatar blockade could be over 'in weeks': US

Top US diplomat for Middle East expresses cautious optimism that three-year siege of Qatar by Arab states may soon end.

Three year Qatar blockade could be over 'in weeks': US

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Arab League division over Palestinian cause to dominate talks

Arab foreign ministers will attend a virtual session against the backdrop of UAE normalising relations with Israel.

Arab League division over Palestinian cause to dominate talks