A United Arab Emirates (UAE) flag waves alongside an Israeli flag
Israel-UAE agreement to be signed Tuesday at White House

It had previously been unclear if the agreement to be signed will be normalization or peace, since Israel and the UAE had not previously been at war.

Brine water flows into the Mediterranean Sea after passing through a desalination plant in Hadera
Desalination: Why the future of water innovation is informal and local

At the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies in Israel, we are pioneering off the grid wastewater treatment and reuse systems that treat wastewater on-site.

Afghan negotiators to discuss reduction of violence in Taliban talks

Some analysts and diplomats have raised concerns that the Taliban is entering talks with the upper hand as violence has escalated.

Taliban chief negotiator Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar (front) leaves after peace talks with Afghan sen
US Secretary of State arrives in Qatar for Afghan-Taliban peace talks

Pompeo is scheduled to attend a ceremony in Doha on Saturday to mark the start of the talks.

Trump's Nobel Peace Prize nomination is futile – opinion

The Nobel Peace Prize may garner nearly a million bucks for its laureates with liberal appeal, but it’s not worth the medal it’s engraved on.

Israeli underwear brand to shoot first Israeli campaign in UAE

The company said that the chance to shoot in the UAE is a "dream come true."

Israeli National Security Advisor Meir Ben-Shabbat, U.S. President's senior adviser Jared Kushner an
'Salam, Shalom': UAE newspaper higlights similarities between countries

On Monday, Israeli and American officials flew to Abu Dhabi to meet with UAE officials in friendship, and to discuss further details within the agreement.

A member of the Taliban holds a flag in Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghanistan frees nearly 200 Taliban prisoners to push peace talks

A source close to the process said the prisoner swap could be finished by today.

Walking the Mideast peace tightrope - analysis

As the first baby steps on the journey toward full Israel-UAE normalization have been accompanied by high expectations and hopes on both sides, we must look at past agreements.

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