Israeli commentators have responded positively to news of an official rapprochement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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Leaders of Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have announced an agreement to normalize relations between the two countries.
The collapse of oil prices has increased the pressure on the regional economies, many of which were already reeling from domestic instability and the global health pandemic.
As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic wreaks havoc throughout the world, perennial regional debates and disagreements seem to dwarf in comparison to the challenges lying ahead. That is not to say they are forgotten.
In an op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal on March 2, UAE Ambassador to the U.S.Yousef Al Otaiba highlights the importance of checking Iran’s regional aggression and revitalizing security cooperation between the United States and the Arab Gulf states.