No one pulled out the guns and knives yet, but that's always just a matter of time.
“He was an outstanding leader who worked tirelessly to advance peace and stability in our region. Under his leadership, Oman became a significant and advanced country.”
Israeli relations with the region’s neighbors have improved over the past couple of years, in direct proportion to the growing threat in the region from Iran.
“The participation gives Israel an extraordinary opportunity to showcase its capabilities and achievements in the field of technology."
"Middle East nations want peace with Israel," Rabbi Amar observed. "The leadership should promote that without fear. " Diplomatic officials and Israel's Foreign Ministry were involved in organizing the visit and schedule.
Playing the Israeli anthem at the podium, which has happened twice in the last month, would not have been possible until last year, when the United Arab Emirates reversed its ban of Israeli athletes using their country’s symbols such as the flag and anthem at tournaments hosted by the UAE.
Alon Leviev beat competitors from Pakistan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan, as well as an athlete from Abu Dhabi, in the final, to win the gold in the under-55-kilograms (121 pounds) weight category.
All countries “without exception” were welcome to attend.
Johnson said he plans to meet Iran's president Hassan Rouhani in New York.
Saudi Arabia has vowed to "confront and deal with this terrorist aggression."
Israel received surprising support for its retaliatory strikes in Lebanon.
Bahraini citizens were told to leave Lebanon "given the events and developments in the country that require everyone to take precautions."
Ra’nem was a member of the delegation of PA businessmen who participated in the Peace to Prosperity summit in Manama last month.
PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat on Friday condemned Trump's peace envoy Jason Greenblatt's statement, suggesting he preferred to call Israeli settlements "neighborhoods and cities."
The last time that Israelis have been allowed to visit Manama, Bahrain’s capital, en masse was in the halcyon days following the signing of the Oslo Accords on the White House lawn in 1993.
"We need to consider how to prevent hostility on the part of the Palestinian leadership. We know what that looks like."
Hebron businessman Ashraf Jabari, who is leading the PA delegation, will speak at the conference.
The protest activities are orchestrated by the Gaza and PA governments and will continue in coordination and partnership with national action groups and trade unions through Wednesday.
Judging by the positive reaction to the Trump plan across the Western-affiliated Middle East, everybody who is anybody has already jumped on the American bandwagon.
A PA source said that Jordan agreed to participate in the Bahrain event after Jared Kushner, Trump’s close advisor, visited the Kingdom and gave his word that Jordan’s control of the holy sites in Jerusalem would not be compromised by the peace plan.
The summit is to serve as a major step towards the unveiling of President Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century” peace plan.
Naturally, the PA's "the moon or nothing" approach continues the catastrophic Arab tradition that began with the wholesale rejection of the 1947 partition plan.
Mogherini: The Secretary "heard very clearly from us . . . the most responsible attitude to take . . . should be that of maximum restraint, avoiding escalation on the military side."
There are no diplomatic ties between Dubai and Israel
Nasrallah also denied claims that Hezbollah has cells in Latin America, while stressing his support for Venezuela.
Pence warned "the Iranian regime openly advocates another Holocaust" in the Middle East. He added that the Islamic Republic the "greatest threat to peace and security" in the region.
Netanyahu is also set to meet with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the sidelines of the gathering.
According to rumors, the new peace plan includes handing the new PA government—whether as a fully realized state or something less than that—the eastern part of Jerusalem to be turned into its future capital.
The Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs maintains more than 800 online channels in 50 languages.
To the vast majority of Muslims, the very existence of a Jewish state is a violation of everything that's sacred. Which makes Bahrain's stand extremely unusual and extremely brave.