While the UAE and Bahrain are unlikely to tear up their normalization deals, experts say the recent violence will complicate efforts to translate them into a genuine partnership.
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The U.S. president has sought to re-engage Iran, and has signaled he’ll be less tolerant of U.S. allies engaging in conflicts that undermine Washington’s objectives.
Israel pulled its ground forces out of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday and started a 72-hour cease-fire with Hamas mediated by Egypt as a first step toward negotiations on a more enduring end to the month-old war. Minutes before the truce began at 8 a.m., ...