Tel Aviv is in talks with ‘many’ Arab nations that are ‘in line’ to establish relations with Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed in the wake of the UAE ‘normalizing’ relations with the Jewish state.
“There are many more unpublicized meetings with Arab and Muslim leaders to normalize relations with the state of Israel,” Netanyahu said at a joint press conference with US National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien and Jared Kushner, the White House senior adviser
The prime minister did not specify which Arab nations are involved, but he claimed that other Arab and Muslim leaders are lining up to normalize relations. He further asserted that the UAE’s decision to normalize relations with Israel has deprived Palestine of its ‘veto’ on peace between the Jewish state and the Arab world.
UAE’s president, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has just signed a decree abolishing a 1972 law banning any deals between the Emirates and Israel. The move is a part of the implementation process of the normalization agreement mediated by the US and signed earlier this month.
The deal was sharply criticized by Palestinian officials as well as by some other nations, such as Turkey, that accused Abu Dhabi of betraying the Palestinian cause in pursuit of its own interests.
On Monday of this week, the first direct flight between Israel and the UAE will carry a joint US-Israeli delegation led by Kushner and Israeli National Security Adviser Meir Ben-Shabbat to the Arab state. An Israeli Defense Ministry delegation is also expected to travel to Abu Dhabi soon.
While many Arab rulers have maintained secret relations and collaboration with Israel for many years in varying degrees of substance and significance, the official normalization of relations with Israel absent a conclusive and comprehensive peace agreement that is acceptable to the Palestinians remained a step too far for most Arab and Muslim countries.
A recent report by the Jerusalem Post comments that, in the wake of the normalization of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, there have been rumours that several other states could be next to sign an agreement with Israel. Noting that there are still considerable hurdles to normalizing relations with some states in the Middle East, the report argues that there are others who view the UAE decision as a trial balloon and will adjust their official postures based on how the next weeks and months play out between Jerusalem and Abu Dhabi.
The report compiles a list of five countries that it considers are most likely to normalize relations with Israel in the near future.
Bahrain was long thought to be the first country in the Gulf that might normalize relations with Israel. The small kingdom has often made relatively positive comments about Israel over the years and appeared open to the Trump administration’s ‘Deal of the Century’ by hosting discussions about the economic aspects of it. Bahrain has welcomed the UAE deal with Israel, and initial reports indicated it was working on normalizing relations after the UAE. Last December, media reports in the Gulf noted that Bahrain was reaching out to Israel.
However, Bahrain faced strong protests in the 2011 Arab Spring and, as such, it appeared wiser for it to let the UAE be the first to move regarding relations with Israel.
Morocco is reported to be one of the states on the short list of opening relations with Israel in the near term. Morocco has been supportive of the Trump administration’s efforts on peace issues. In February, there were even rumours at Axios about Israel and the US recognizing Morocco’s sovereignty over the West Sahara (presumably as a quid pro quo for supporting the ‘Deal of the Century’).
Israel-Morocco ties go back to the 1960s. King Hassan II played a key role in these warming relations, including working with Egypt’s Anwar Sadat before his historic 1977 visit. Peres visited Morocco in 1986, and prime minister Yitzhak Rabin and foreign minister Peres met Hassan II in 1993.
In October 2018, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a trip to Oman and met with Sultan Qaboos bin Said. Oman’s minister responsible for foreign affairs, Yusuf bin Alawi, made positive comments about accepting Israel in the region during subsequent discussions in Manama. In April, the Omanis made similar comments in Jordan at a conference, saying it was important to assure Israel that it was not being threatened. While Jordan slammed the comments, Oman continued to push forward with relatively positive views on Israel.
Saudi Arabia has appeared to be more open to Israel in recent years. That has come about as a result of several processes. Saudi Arabia has tried to clamp down on the kind of extremism that roiled the kingdom in the 1990s and in the last decade has appeared to share more interests with Israel.
However, Saudi Arabia has preferred to let other Gulf states that it works closely with go first in discussions with Israel. This includes Oman, the UAE and Bahrain. Nevertheless, Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has sought close relations with the Trump administration and has also made relatively positive comments on issues relating to the peace process in Israel. This is a shift from the old days, when the Palestinian issue was seen as front and centre of everything in the Middle East.
Riyadh was a leader of the Arab initiative to recognize Israel in the 2000s in exchange for Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank. This was proposed in 2002, and Riyadh has thus shown support for opening relations with Israel in this context. Saudi Arabia doesn’t want Turkey to take over the mantle of being the main supporter for the Palestinians and thus displace Saudi influence.
Recent reports have indicated that key members of the Trump administration, including Jared Kushner, think normalization is inevitable with the kingdom. An Israeli blogger reportedly received a friendly reception in Saudi Arabia in February, and Israelis can ostensibly travel to Riyadh, according to Israeli media reports.
While the US and Israel are putting a lot of pressure on the Saudis to normalize relations they remain reluctant to take the final fateful step, presumably concerned about the likely backlash the Saudi monarchy would face from the people, and the Saudi foreign minister has stated that no diplomatic relations will be established until there is a broader peace agreement that includes the Palestinians. LINK
Qatar and Israel had historically warm relations in the 1990s, and it was thought years ago to be the first in line for normalization. This happened after the Gulf War in 1991. There has been an Israeli trade office there since 1996. Qatar, Israel and the US formed a kind of tripartite relationship in light of this.
The young emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, is key to Qatar’s relationships across the region. The 40-year-old leader came to power in 2013. Qatar had helped fuel the Arab Spring and used Al Jazeera to fan protests across the region to gain influence. However, it saw many of these protests fail and regimes defeat Qatar-backed candidates.
More isolated now, Qatar has Turkish troops in Doha after the 2017 crisis with Riyadh. That means it must rely on Turkey, which, except for Iran, is the most hostile regime in the region to Israel. Qatar is also close to Tehran. This means whatever feelers Qatar once had for peace, and even attempts to cultivate pro-Israel voices through junkets to Doha, are largely on ice.
Nevertheless, Qatar does have discussions with Israel about Gaza, where it plays a key role. Some Israelis see Qatar as playing a potential positive influence. Former defence minister Avigdor Liberman revealed a trip by the head of the Mossad to Qatar in February 2020. In 2018, Liberman met the Qatari foreign minister.
For the moment, it appear thast Qatar prefers to be a centre of meetings and intrigue rather than a peace partner.
Sudan has also been the subject of numerous reports suggesting that key figures of the new military leadership of the country have been meeting with senior Israeli officials at least since the beginning of the year, but up until now it is also resisting insistent US and Israeli pressure to normalize relations. It appears that the US is using the additional leverage of offering to remove the sanctions it has long imposed against Sudan.
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A tip to none-Israelis, never trust a word that comes out of his mouth. He is lying like he’s breathing, a coward and a traitor. Other PM would have wiped out all the terrorists by now, God I miss Sharon.
yeah Sharon is yours father you know
Best Israeli PM ever, I worship him.
you know sharon actually was ex-irgun and defacto ‘at least in a proven sense’ more terrorist than mileikowsky, right? He wiped out Palestinian villages in his younger years.
Allow me where I get my statement from:
‘I am a notch less jubilant than I should be, as Israelis have a wonderful capacity for using protest in their own interests. For instance, after the Sabra and Shatila massacre there was a giant demonstration, by a few hundred thousand Israelis. But it was utilised to make Israelis feel good. For the following seventeen years the torture centre, al Hiyam in South Lebanon remained operative, and occupation of the South was over only recently. Sharon, the butcher of Sabra and Shatila, was elected Prime Minister. There is a danger that the brave act of the officers will be used to promote good feeling among Israel supporters, rather than to change things. An Israeli friend of Palestine, Henry Lowe wrote, “In America, right-wing apologists for colonialist Israel are already using the reservists’ statement to say: “See, only in Israel can this happen. This is a clear indication that Israel is a democracy, while the Arabs are…” Moreover, their insistence on the sacred character of the Green Line is at least somewhat naive. How now, Israel and Palestine? What will happen next? II Sharon could try to push on with the Final Solution – the creation of a Palestinians-free Palestine. Until now he had hoped the Palestinians would run away from their unbearable living conditions. Relatively wealthy and wellconnected people do emigrate, distancing themselves until better days come. But the Jews leave much faster. Young Israelis move abroad to study and do not come back. A gifted musician, Adi Schmidt, my friend’s son, announced his intention to leave for good and performed his farewell concert in Tel Aviv. The shekel has entered the free-fall zone, and investments have zeroed. That is why the government has to take bold steps. It would love to provoke a civil war among Palestinians. More pressure in connection with this-or-that action of militias, meetings with select PNA ministers, demands for the arrest and surrender of activists – these are the strategies intent upon causing it. But unexpectedly, the Palestinians do not rush into self-destruction. Failing a Palestinian civil war, Sharon has other means for provoking the Palestinians and Israel’s neighbours, and for cleansing the land of its Goy inhabitants in the aftermath of the provocation. He can break into Al Aqsa Mosque, the beautiful complex built by the Umayyad Caliphs in the Seventh Century; the naked nerve of Palestine. In 1996, Bibi Netanyahu opened a tunnel near the Mosque and caused 96 deaths in the ensuring uproar. Sharon’s own violation of the Mosque 16 months ago launched the Intifada. Recently Sharon obtained the useful recommendation of the Shabak to open the Mosque for Jewish worship.
Shamir, Israel. Galilee Flowers, or Flowers of Galilee (pp. 85-86)
There You go. Thats why the university girl liked Sharon.
Doesn’t sound like a sane reason to me
Thats right. They have won Your battles most of the time.
I have told many here again and again why, and You dont listen.
Why dont You read about it. Its very well described many times. Dont You have Internet.
I wonder why You didnt ask her.
Because she suddenly had to be somewhere very urgently…
She may be be cheating on you ro. :(
I wouldn’t mind being with a jewish girl (I actually was, her name was Schiff) but she didn’t have any connections anymore with the tribe. I think she would mind being with a goy though
Sharon was our best military and political figure, our enemies knew that when he is in power you can’t shoot rockets into Israel or do terror attacks. Sharon was responsible for the 2002 operation in the West Bank that crushed all the suicide bombers of the Fatah movement, bravest PM I adore him. He died in April 2006, 4 months later Hezbollah started the war. They knew why…
I read the mossad created hamas, so there wouldn’t be the possibility for a two-state solution, which was a con-tactic from the beginning anyway. But it could be just rumours
As usual everybody else created this and that and You created nothing of any valkue and not even of vakure for Yourself.
I don’t see any value in hamas nor the mossad to be honest
Jens jeg støtter Assad Gaddafi Houthis :D
As far as I know the sworn enemies of israel like Gaddafi and Hussein are already eliminated, accept for Al-Assad and Ahmadinejad, of who the latter is rumoured to win the next iranian presidential elections, due to the assassination of general qasem soleimani and rouhani’s soft stance towards…. just repeat what I read somewhere
What’s wrong with having friends instead of enemies?
We should send bidets to all those, which has no hands.
Yeah, he has done nothing for the last decade against them just talking and threatening. Most coward PM we’ve ever had, Israelis like me are ready to fight but he is scared for his personal ass and seat. Such a disgrace we’ve got to this situation.
“He is lying like he’s breathing” – that makes him a great politician actually… He is not a coward, and certainly not a traitor. He destroyed almost all israeli enemies without much effort (except Iran, and he is trying to use America to destroy Iran for years). Wiping out all the terrorists is not just impossible, it’s actually stupid. They are not a serious threat, their purpose is to keep Israeli army and population always mentally mobilized and ready for war. When people don’t have enemies they become complacent, weak and decadent, and if Israelis become weak they’ll all die. Bibi is brilliant, pity you don’t realize that…
All are GCC Ziowahhabi terrorist scum and Morocco, which still hasn’t really liberated itself from France. They’re going from the covert alliance they already had for decades, to open partnership, big deal.
You still see countries as isolated islands and the life is fishing and climbing for coconuts.
They, we and France are not like that.
The low devellopment certainly is not made by France but the King supported by the Al Kaida party.
Even a low GDP things seemes to be pretty well there. Maybee its because You and others dont have Your dirty fingers there:)
A start would be You want´home and made a role model for them. number one is redefining respect. Its true it also is a kind of colonial way but I think its a good one and more like an adoption.
When you’re so high on the Terrorist Inc. glue you sniff you may enjoy the Ziowahhabis having their dirty fingers inside your ass, but nobody there voted to have kings, and Islam, especially Sunni, can make y’all dumber than shit as you prove.
True, they look and behave more and more like You.
Soon You will assimilate with them and buy more pots and pans.
They sell Jewish childhood amputee skin to muslims, which want to be sekular Christians too.
Jews were beduins but their tradition for coooking was too heavy for the camels, so they settled.
Only house of cards that will fall apart…..that US-Zionist arrangement. delusional with no future whatsoever….
Every weather journalist in danish TV is more reliable then Your predictions.
You are a dane? that actually explains some mysteries around you jens
Nobody is that bad as weather journalist in danish TV not even me! They can’t even predict rain when it is raining because they never open the window to take look
In the old days they had a dog. They let it out and if it was wet when it came back – if it came back – It was raining or friday.
“In the old days they had a dog.” and now they have you instead…….
Yes,Im Master Wet T-shirt.
Yeah, I’m sure you’re very popular among sailors in Copenhagen :D
You really have to be shitty faces to call Arab nations those miserable Gulf kingdoms created by the Foreign Office, with the sole purpose of serving Western corporations.
Hard to see those Emirates dont support themselves too.
Before that everything was poor by the declining Ottoman empire and shitty as its worst. Maybee it looked more like home for You.
Trying to troll the top article again Jens, and having little success today? BTW, are you willing to sell Greenland to Canada? Including the ice layer of course.
Greenland is and autonome. As number one, they should agree. They dont.
And it was USA and not Canada.
Well, why not give it back to Norway. Leif Erikson was there first !
I’m for Leif Erikson also, he was first! Fuck off Jens, Greenland doesn’t want you!
We have traditions for listen and ask. 60.000 could not live there if none helped them with 300 mio dollar each year.
I had a very strange dream this morning. Was looking at the cosmos of stars in the sky, and all of a sudden there was a small red or green ball in one of the constellations , like a far off supernova or nebula. WTF :)
No worries if you have problems in life and your brains are upside down for some reason, than read some of Jens comments to see that there are people with much bigger problems than you!
Today some of the my fellow workers in sheet metal fab where laid off. :( Seems so strange that the Cosmos is larger than we can even comprehend. And yet I hold a very small USB drive that has 10 to the 11th power of Bytes. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c35defcc06bfd94fd61735151a0c7e41ef7fbb26b746a205ad1599551012806d.jpg
Even Jens is “larger” than I would ever be able to “comprehend” let alone cosmos. I was always weak on big numbers and complex problems of magnitude. Now I put all my hopes to understand infinity of anything through absolute simplicity. It is always good thing to be amazed with magnificence of the universe. It puts us in right place of our huge insignificance.
Its much more complicated then that. As a start te settlers was political refugees judged by the Norweigian land for killings an rebellions. It never was his. The same goes for Greenland.
Not far after that Denmark and Norway was in a personal Union having the same King until about 1813.
So we shared. When Norway made their own Kingdom, they took a Danish Prins for King.
There was a dividing trade about 100 years agó. Here Norway got several Islands and among them Svalbard with coal. They also got “Our part” of the South pole, which now is a scientific protected zone.
You might not know, but Denmark and Norway for many centuries was a small empire even with 3 small colonies.
The expeditions also was Danish. A famous one was 2 danish ships trying to find the way to the Pacific Ocean by Hudson bay. 2 ships with 30 men were send out. After 2 years one ship came back with the Captain and one more alive.
We do have traditions for finding new land and make maps. Vitus Bering was a Dane working for the Tzar. He found Bering Strait, “made” the Bering Sea and was burried there too.
We dont decide that. The Inuits do. Maybee You can sell Your own citicens. We dont.
It is funny how Wahhabi State are “LINING UP” to normalize relations with Zion State. :/
No, its not. The abnormal thing is hating Jews that much as an excuse for almost anything,
LMFAO I said Zion not real Jews ;)
since when is there something like ‘real’ jews?
Since always. These false Zionist Jews converts who replaced them are there now in newly created Israel. So it was necessary to make difference between “true” and “false” Jews.
So you actually agree with me upon this one?
I have no clue what are you talking about
YOU ARE BEING TROLLED. :)
most obviously…some people become pain in the neck than they accuse me of being aggressive I would prefer to see people cracking jokes yet majority is on boring side like me :)
its not only that they are boring, they never give up …terrible….
Jews are funny … you’re not
That’s the first clue
ok wait, so who are currently hebrew, israeli, zionist, bolsjevik and jew and how do you make a distinction?
What bolsjevik?! Converts to Judaism came from Europe mostly.
While Hebrews were absorbed and mixed in and some dispersed from destroyed Israel. True Hebrew Jews- Semites are genetically close to today’s Palestinians. These converts are not at all.
I’m not a fan of racial theories
You dont get facts about it. Many Jews emmigrated to Europe and North Africa as emmigrants do. They sold their property, their business and so on. By that they have no right for land.
They were not expelled.
But they are Jews even their through many centuries has soem mix up with mainly europeans and not converts. Well some are. You can find that all over the world.
Converts or not, thay have/had no legitime right.
Others has. I can mention Tatars to Krimera as well as Tjetjenians. They were deported and are still denyed to come back.
But if We take them, You also should add Poland was moved west and a part became Ukraine as well as the high influensial germans and relatives from Balticum. Some forget much there was runned by German Feudals as well as Clercigals.
Many Jews has got compensation for their lost property in Europe but others has too, so there are outbalancing.
But I wil never support arabs should take over Israel. We just move the problem, which is well known. Look at Caucasus. They are fighting again. Osmans moved Turks to there. Osmans also killed many assyrians in Iraq and replaced them with Turks.
How many do we have to move and compensate. 12.000 years ago danes probatly lived in Berlin or maybee Amsterdam. Do we have to have compensation for that.
There must be some kind of outdating and creation of peace and respect for the bad things happend before Our time.
I am even as dane blamed for having slaves at the Virgin Islands at the Carribians. But Me?? My family was very poor at that time. 4 ven emmigrated to America. Do I has to blamed for it. Do grand-grandparent do. Do Our Premiere minister.
Yesterday 2 wrote Turks should go back to Mongolia, people write Kurds should go back to Iran and some few even prefare all arabs was in their homes in Yemen.
So I am for stability and every day see the killings in fx Idlib. What is it?? Is it Assad the Arab figting for the Arabian state Syria. I dont see that. Is it foreigners making the unsolved problems with no solutions. I dont see that.
No all of them came in AFTER things went into violence instead of nomral jailing, torture and killing. AFTER decades of that.
Were there many Jihadist BEFORE that. No there was not. It maoinly was support AGAINST Assads and for good reasons even I dont like sharia and like that as a solution.
5 million people are not even in the country anymore and people incl. Israeliens has been talking nonsense about Palestine since 1948 even helped by UN and USA.
So what about Syria as today. Does it make sense thats a country. UN actually tryed to negosiate for some solution but Assads denyed that and mainly USA did not accept that at all.
So today I have been writing, that You are not able to have peace there until all the ones with guns has killed each other and I hope the last one will detonate himself.
How can Assads as well as the socalled Palestinians solve things, when they cant even clean the deserts for ISIS. Again I see excuses of the worst kind in rhetorics worse then Assad, Netayahuu and Erdogan.
So I do care less and less. If You want to live like that, You seemes to be the race for it behaving like tribe beduins with toyotas instead of camels and all think non respect their honor.
But facts are, I see none and the program for the future is made on stone harder then Moses got from above.
Most arabs are converted Christians, which converted from Jewisme unless the many comming from Baal and Balbek.
Expert Jewish knowledge … lol
True, Haredim and Zionism is like Wahabi and Sunni. One is more extreme than the other.
But ultra-orthodox opposed to Zionism, and around 80% of European Haredim perished in the Holocaust. I would say “real” jews are ultra-orthodox and they are willing to live with Arab in peace, unlike the Zion that claim Palestine is Israel and want all of it and call themselves “real Jews”. They also cry about Holocaust but they are Zion not ultra-orthodox.
what ffs in the holocaust?
“around 80% of European Haredim perished in the Holocaust.” Also what HiaNd said.
His fairy told him.
In his dreams he asked her for his carrot should reach the carpet.When he woke up, his feet was 5 centimeter.
what are you smoking bud? You know what NVM, have good day :)
Mashed potatos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51eJ3-h86JQ
200 mio muslims in the world. Many would like that:)
“200 mio muslims in the world” Yo you stupid. :) sorry to tell you bud but someone had to
there we go ágain as if you have used too much 80% alcohold for medical care.
20% muslims of 1 billion are the real muslims. Same kind of calculations as for the Jerws gives 200 mio..
Did You loose fingers and toes in the Saudis?
A real student of Jews? lol
If they can make children with You, they are. Israel is no zion state as well.
Ewwwww are a transgender ????
Gays are my favorites. They pay a lot of tax and makes no children. You should teach more at least to pretend that.
i wouldnt worry about this, losers joining a losing team hahahahah
Bibi is hated even by his Jews. Now he is just in big club of sick perverts like he is IsraHell doesn’t deserve better “peace’ than this bullshit that represents no Arab nation just their Zionist stooges in charge of them
He is hated for 2 reasons: corruption and cowardness. He doesn’t deserve to lead Israel, he should be in jail where he belongs.
I see it: Arabs representing Jews is well decribed.
Arabs hate educated people working hard becomming rich.Arabs are very close to Russians in this.
This is actually a great development in my opinion now these countries can come out of the closet this could be one of the reasons Iran and the axis of resistance invade the gulf states like they promised long ago
like most jews, netanyahu is a lier (and murderer and thief) and will say anything to appear in control. fact is that slime kushner is busy trying to recruit more arab-states for his mission to encircle Iran. problem is that neither oman or qatar or saudi arabia (at least not as long as salman is alive) will follow uae’s example and most likely neither will kuwait. the rest,libya, algeria, tunisia or morocco are unlikely to join up, iraq and syria together with turkey and iran will soon finish off the jews in palestine and after that eternal peace in the region. and they will boil kushner in pigs grease.