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Israel and Bahrain sign formal relationship agreements

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel and Bahrain agreed on Sunday to establish formal diplomatic relations. This makes the small Gulf country the fourth Arab state to normalize relations with Israel. The US-brokered agreement included a one-day visit by a high-level delegation of American and Israeli officials to Bahrain. Bahrain joined the United Arab Emirates last month in a festive ceremony at …

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Israeli plane lands in Bahrain after relations normalize: flight data | Israel news

The first known direct commercial flight between Israel and Bahrain landed in the archipelago just a week after it signed a treaty normalization with the United Arab Emirates. Flight data from the Flightradar24 website showed that an Israir Airlines Airbus A320 landed at Bahrain International Airport on Wednesday after a nearly three-hour flight from Ben-Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv. …

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Bahrain prevents Iran-sponsored “terrorist attack”: report

Bahraini officials reportedly said Sunday the country had foiled an attempted terrorist attack carried out by agents supported by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. Associated Press and Reuters reported that a Bahraini newspaper and Saudi state television, citing the Bahraini Interior Ministry, said the halted attack was apparently targeting a “foreign delegation”. A Saudi state television report said nine suspected militants …

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NBC’s Andrea Mitchell says the agreement between Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain is “no peace in the Middle East”.

Andrea Mitchell, chief foreign affairs correspondent for NBC News, insisted in her coverage on Tuesday evening that the Abraham Accords signed by Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain did not constitute “peace in the Middle East”. President Trump was assisted by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan and Bahraini Foreign …

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The White House invites the Democrats to the signing ceremony with the United Arab Emirates, Israel and Bahrain

The White House has invited senior democratic lawmakers to a ceremony where representatives from the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain will sign an agreement with Israel to normalize relations on Tuesday. A senior administration official told reporters Monday that large numbers of Democrats had been invited to the signing ceremony due to be held on the South White House lawn …

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Trump announces an agreement between Bahrain and Israel to normalize relations and advance peace in the Middle East

President Trump announced on Friday that Bahrain agreed to normalize relations with Israel, another diplomatic victory for the president that came just last month following a similar deal with the United Arab Emirates. “This is really something special, very, very special,” Trump said in the Oval Office and predicted that the diplomatic steps will make the region “safer and more …

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Bahrain will normalize relations with Israel, says Trump

President Trump announced on Friday that, after the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain would establish full diplomatic relations with Israel to change the Middle East dynamic, bringing the Arab nations closer to Israel, isolating the Palestinians and positioning Mr Trump as a campaign. Season peacemaker. Mr Trump announced the news on Twitter, issued a joint statement with Bahrain and Israel, calling …

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Israel expects Bahrain and Oman to follow the UAE in formalizing relations

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Bahrain and Oman could be the next Gulf states to follow the United Arab Emirates in formalizing relations with Israel, the Israeli intelligence minister said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Palestinians take part in a protest against the United Arab Emirates’ agreement with Israel to normalize relations in Nablus, Israel-occupied West Bank on Aug. 14, 2020. REUTERS / …

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Palestinian who attended the Trump-sponsored conference in Bahrain is arrested

JERUSALEM – About a dozen Palestinian businessmen resisted the official Palestinian boycott of the Trump administration's economic conference in Bahrain last week. The delegation returned to the West Bank on Thursday. According to two Palestinian officials and the Palestinian Authority leader, one of them, Saleh Abu Mayala, was arrested on Friday evening when he ran from his car to his …

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"This is not a peace plan": Palestinians shun conference in Bahrain | Palestine News

The Palestinian leadership has not been consulted on a US-led conference in Bahrain to promote international investment next month in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, said Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh. Washington announced the conference on Sunday and described it as the revelation of the first part of the much anticipated Israeli-Palestinian peace plan by US President Donald …

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