“Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced on Thursday that they will normalise diplomatic ties and forge a broad new relationship… Under the accord, which U.S. President Donald Trump helped broker, Israel agreed to suspend its planned annexation of areas of the occupied West Bank.” (Reuters)
Many on both sides are encouraged by the deal and see the potential for other Arab states to take similar steps:
“For once, Trump didn’t need to manufacture any superlatives. This was, as he tweeted, a ‘HUGE’ achievement. The UAE joins Jordan, which reached...