Israeli-Gulf relations

Israel-Emirates peace: An inside look

Crisscrossing Dubai, journalist Ben Caspit says that his four-day visit to the emirate this week reveals the intense potential that lies in the recent outing of Israel’s covert relations with the United Arab Emirates.

Ben Caspit | Israeli-Gulf relations | Oct 27, 2020
al-monitor Erel Margalit, founder and chairman of Jerusalem Venture Partners, visits with members of Israeli high-tech delegation the Dubai Financial Market, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 27, 2020. Photo by KARIM SAHIB/AFP via Getty Images.

Gantz, Netanyahu split again over US F-35 sale to UAE

Defense Minister Benny Gantz accuses Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of withholding knowledge of US-Emirates negotiations on the sale of F-35 stealth jets.

Rina Bassist | Israeli-Gulf relations | Oct 27, 2020

Would Mideast leaders prefer Trump or Biden to deal with Iran?

Whoever wins the election, a new Iran deal would require a regional consensus and some tough diplomacy with Putin.

Week in Review | 2020 US election | Oct 23, 2020

Israel will not oppose US sale of 'certain weapon systems' to United Arab Emirates

The announcement likely refers to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

Jared Szuba | Defense/Security cooperation | Oct 23, 2020

Israel, Bahrain sign air travel agreement

The two countries agreed to establish weekly passenger and cargo flights between each other. It follows a similar arrangement between Israel and the UAE.

Al-Monitor Staff | Israeli-Gulf relations | Oct 22, 2020