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)

Aaron Klein: Normalization Deals Shatter Leftist Myth that Peace Comes with Painful Concessions

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s advisor and former Breitbart Jerusalem bureau chief Aaron Klein said in an interview published Wednesday that the U.S.-brokered normalization deals between Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Sudan shatter existing myths from the left that peace can only be achieved through “painful and dangerous” concessions on Israel’s part.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 15: (L-R) Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, U.S. President Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs Minister of Bahrain Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, and Foreign Affairs Minister of the United Arab Emirates Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan participate in the signing ceremony of the Abraham …

U.S., Israeli U.N. Envoys Chastise Security Council for Rejecting Peace Deals

The Israeli and U.S. envoys to the United Nations this week called on the Security Council to refrain from “shrinking” away from the recent U.S.-brokered normalization deals between Israel and three Arab nations, and urged the global body to promote peace in the region by embracing the accords

United States ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft speaks during a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Netanyahu Praises Trump for 3 Peace Deals in 6 Weeks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday praised President Donald Trump for securing three peace deals in six weeks between Arab countries and Israel, and expressed his hope that under the next U.S. administration more agreements would follow.

US President Donald Trump (L) and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wave after delivering a speech at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem on May 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GIL COHEN-MAGEN (Photo credit should read GIL COHEN-MAGEN/AFP/Getty Images)