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Pompeo: Biden officials trying to torpedo Abraham Accords for Palestinians

In a speech at the annual conference of the Combat Anti-Semitism movement, former Secretary of State Pompeo said certain policy-makers in the US & Europe work to keep the Palestinian issue sacrosanct, protected above all other issues on the international stage.

By  Ariel Kahana

 

Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is accusing certain US and European officials of attempting to block the historic Abraham Accords in order to keep the Palestinian issue at the top of the international agenda.

President Trump at The Abraham Accords Ceremony Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, on the South Lawn of the White House. – Official White House Photo by Joyce N.

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Biden puts hold on F-35 sale to UAE that’s intended to counter Iranian threat

Although Israel agreed with sale, Biden’s State Dept. calls decision to freeze the $23 billion UAE deal a ‘routine action’ that new administrations can take on large-scale foreign arms sales, but declined to say if halt is permanent.
– Was this Biden’s payoff to entice Ayatollah Khamenei’s good favor?

By the Associated Press

 

The Biden administration has put a temporary hold on several major foreign arms sales initiated by former president Donald Trump, with officials saying that includes a massive $23 billion transfer of stealth F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates.

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WOW! Israelis enter Saudi Arabia for Dakar Rally using their Israel Passports

Despite Saudi Arabia hosting the two Israelis for the Dakar Rally, the race’s website lists them as American & Belgian, a ‘not too subtle’ sign of Riyadh’s reluctance to publicize an official Israeli presence, but still, a historic move forward.

By Reuters

 

Among the teams dashing around the dunes in their cars at the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia this month, there were two whose presence would have been unthinkable a year ago.

The participation of Israelis in the rally’s lightweight vehicle and truck categories comes after a rapprochement between Israel and Arab states that has been in high gear, fueled by Riyadh’s quiet assent. Continue Reading »

Sudan signs on to Abraham Accords, normalized ties with Israel

The signing ceremony in Khartoum makes Sudan the 3rd of four countries to officially normalize diplomatic, economic & cultural ties with the Jewish State, following the UAE, Bahrain and preceding Morocco, which has yet to formally sign the Abraham Accords.

By i24NEWS

 

Sudan officially joined the Abraham Accords on Wednesday, opening the door to normalizing its ties with the Jewish state, the Associated Press reports.

The agreement was signed as US Secretary Treasury Steven Mnuchin was visiting Sudanese capital Khartoum.

YouTube clip is in English

From the Sudanese side, the agreement was signed by Justice Minister Nasreldin Abdelbari, according to a statement from Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s office. Continue Reading »

Trump White House plans yet another Abraham Accords deal in January

According to sources in Jerusalem and in Washington, Indonesia, Mauritania or Oman could be the next country to enter the Abraham Accords, normalizing open diplomatic, economic & cultural relations with Israel as early as January.

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The US is pushing for another Arab or Muslim state to normalize relations with Israel in the three weeks before US President Donald Trump leaves office, a Trump administration source said on Wednesday.

The Abraham Accords logo …Bridging nations, “toward a future in which people of all faiths and backgrounds live together in peace and prosperity.” Donald J. Trump, POTUS – Photo: US State Department website

“We’re working very hard on making it happen,” said the source, who has been involved in negotiations for the Abraham Accords, as the agreements are called. Continue Reading »

Trump announces: Morocco agrees to full diplomatic relations with Israel

US President Donald Trump does it again in yet another historic breakthrough! The President informed Israeli PM Netanyahu that Morocco has agree to be the 4th Muslim state to formally agree to normalize relations with Israel.
– Meanwhile, Palestinian leaders are furious, feeling abandoned & ignored.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

In an historic breakthrough, Morocco has agreed to establish diplomatic relations with Israel. As part of the deal, the United States will recognize the Western Sahara as part of Morocco.

President Trump announced the development in a tweet Thursday.

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Israel’s ZAKA Search & Rescue Unit Signs Cooperation Agreement With UAE

In signing this historic agreement in Dubai, the chairman of ZAKA, Yehuda Meshi Zahav said, “There is no greater expression of peace than volunteer units partnering for mutual humanitarian aid and assistance.”

By Kalman Labovitz

 

ZAKA held a historic ceremony at DIHAD headquarters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates with representatives of the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference & Exhibition-(DIHAD).

At the meeting, the two parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding that supports future collaborations between the two in the humanitarian field in international crises and disasters, and to provide the necessary support to those affected, regardless of color, race, gender, religion or political opinions. Continue Reading »

Nobel laureate nominates Binyamin Netanyahu for Nobel Peace Prize

Because the Israeli Prime Minister and three others were nominated by a 1998 prize laureate, the Nobel committee is required to convene to consider the nominations.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was nominated Tuesday for the Nobel Peace Prize, for the recent string of peace deals between Israel and moderate Arab states.

The nomination was submitted by Lord David Trimble, a former North Irish lawmaker who was instrumental in the negotiations which led to the Good Friday Agreement of 1998, which effectively ended the conflict between Protestants and Catholics in North Ireland.

Trimble is himself a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, receiving the prize in 1998. Continue Reading »

Overwhelming Congressional support for peace between Israel, UAE & Bahrain

Elite ‘swamp’ Democrats Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Chuck Schumer and Elizabeth Warren not among the 91 senators and 372 house representatives that have cosponsored two resolutions supporting the ‘Abraham Accords’ peace between Israel, UAE and Bahrain.

By Yoni Kempinski

 

91 senators and 372 house representatives have cosponsored two resolutions supporting the Abraham Accords between Israel, UAE and Bahrain.

AIPAC responded to these resolutions and wrote: “AIPAC commends the overwhelming bipartisan majorities in the Senate and the House that have currently cosponsored resolutions supporting the historic peace agreements between Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain”.

L-R- Bahraini FM Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani, PM Benjamin Netanyhau, U.S.

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