Bahrain follows UAE in normalizing ties with Israel

World / Politics Sep 12, 2020

Bahrain follows UAE in normalizing ties with Israel

Bahrain joined the United Arab Emirates in agreeing to normalize relations with Israel on Friday, a move forged partly through shared fears of Iran but one that could leave the Palestinians further isolated. U.S. President Donald Trump posted the announcement on Twitter after he spoke ...

World / Politics Aug 30, 2020

Israel aiming to sign UAE peace deal in September

Israel expects to sign a peace agreement with the United Arab Emirates before the Jewish New Year, which begins Sept. 18, Minister of Regional Cooperation Ofir Akunis said Sunday. "It’s supposed to happen, I hope it will happen, before Rosh Hashanah,” Akunis said in an ...

Lebanon, a small Middle East country mired in tragedies

World Aug 5, 2020

Lebanon, a small Middle East country mired in tragedies

Lebanon, a small multiconfessional country which endured a devastating 15-year civil war, has often been caught in the crossfire of regional conflicts. The tragic explosions at the Beirut port on Tuesday struck with the country mired in its worst economic crisis for decades, marked by ...