Moscow Calls for Joint Constructive Efforts in Persian Gulf Instead of Unilateral Actions

Russia calls on the international community to give up unilateral actions in the Persian Gulf region in favour of joint constructive efforts, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday at the UN Security Council debates on the situation in the region. … Read More >Moscow Calls for Joint Constructive Efforts in Persian Gulf Instead of Unilateral Actions

Israel, Bahrain formalize diplomatic relations during joint US-Israeli visit to Gulf state

Bahrain has become the fourth Arab nation to formally establish diplomatic ties with Tel Aviv as officials from both states signed a joint communique on the issue during a visit by a high-level US-Israeli delegation to Manama. … Read More >Israel, Bahrain formalize diplomatic relations during joint US-Israeli visit to Gulf state

EU states call on Israel to halt settlement construction in the West Bank as the plan violates intl law

Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Spain condemned Tel-Aviv’s plans to build over 4,900 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, urging Israel and Palestine to resume a “credible dialogue.” … Read More >EU states call on Israel to halt settlement construction in the West Bank as the plan violates intl law

Hero or Lunatic? How do Palestinians View Naftali Bennett, PM Netanyahu’s Main Challenger?

While many in Israel regard the former defence chief as a potential replacement for Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinians are dreading that prospect, says a Ramallah-based expert. The prime reason for this is his hawkish views and zero compromise on key issues including Jerusalem and Jewish settlements. … Read More >Hero or Lunatic? How do Palestinians View Naftali Bennett, PM Netanyahu’s Main Challenger?

Arab League head DENOUNCES Israel’s approval of over 2,000 new settlement units in occupied West Bank

Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit has condemned Israel’s move to approve the construction of around 2,000 new housing units in the settlements of the occupied West Bank. … Read More >Arab League head DENOUNCES Israel’s approval of over 2,000 new settlement units in occupied West Bank

Pompeo Calls on Riyadh to Normalise Ties With Israel as Bahrain and UAE Did in September

Israel, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates signed the Abraham Accords on 15 September after two surprise announcements by US President Donald Trump, who brokered the historic deal. The accords enabled Israel to start official cooperation in a number of spheres with the two Gulf States. … Read More >Pompeo Calls on Riyadh to Normalise Ties With Israel as Bahrain and UAE Did in September