Middle East peace process

Diplomatic Breakthrough: Israel Opens Embassy in UAE

Israel this week announced it has opened its embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), four months after the two countries signed the historic normalization deal brokered by the Trump administration.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) claps during a welcoming ceremony for the passengers of a flight operated by budget airline flydubai in Israel's Ben Gurion airport, near Tel Aviv, on November 26, 2020. - A flight operated by budget airline flydubai landed in Tel Aviv, the first scheduled commercial …

Potential Robert Malley Tap for Iran Envoy Sparks Firestorm

The Biden administration’s rumored appointment of former national security official Robert Malley as special envoy to Iran has sparked an outcry, with critics saying the move would only benefit the ayatollahs and would send a “chilling signal” that the new American administration does not care about Tehran’s regional terror nor its human rights infractions.

Rob Malley, former US negotiator during the Iran nuclear program negotiations and current CEO at the International Crisis Group, poses in his office May 7, 2018 in Washington, DC. - President Donald Trump will confirm on May 8, 2018 whether he will make good on a threat to re-impose US …

Palestinians Hail End of ‘Bully’ Donald Trump

The Palestinian leadership on Wednesday briefly congratulated Joe Biden on his inauguration, but its main focus was hailing the departure of “bully” Donald Trump. While Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas congratulated Biden with a terse statement saying he looked forward

RAMALLAH, WEST BANK - JUNE 27: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets Prince William, Duke of Cambridge in the Office of the President, during his official tour of Jordan, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories on on June 27, 2018 in Ramallah, West Bank. (Photo by Joe Giddens - Pool/Getty Images)

Report: Netanyahu Traveled to Saudi Arabia, Met with Pompeo, Crown Prince

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu secretly flew to Saudi Arabia on Sunday to meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in what would mark the first known encounter between leaders of the two countries, Israeli media reported.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, L, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrive to make a joint statement after meeting in Jerusalem on November 19, 2020. (Photo by Maya Alleruzzo / POOL / AFP) (Photo by MAYA ALLERUZZO/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)