Why Israelis flock to the Emirates

The normalization agreement with the Emirates was signed just a few weeks ago, but Israeli businesspeople, athletes and tourists are already flocking there.

Mazal Mualem | Israeli-Gulf relations | Oct 27, 2020
al-monitor Tourists gather at Abu Dhabi seafront before a heavy rain storm, United Arab Emirates, March 9, 2016. Photo by STRINGER/AFP via Getty Images.

Israel showcases alignment with Greece, Cyprus

Israeli, Greek and Cypriot foreign ministers met today in Athens, showcasing again the strong strategic alignment between the three countries.

Rina Bassist | | Oct 27, 2020

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

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

Israel to start human trials of coronavirus vaccine next week

The first phase of the trial will test 80 volunteers between the ages of 18 and 55.

Al-Monitor Staff | Coronavirus | Oct 26, 2020