David Schenker
US envoy hopes Israel will weigh UAE, Arab concerns about annexation

There are only some eight days left until the July 1 date after which Israel can move on annexation according to the coalition agreement between the Likud and Blue and White parties.

Abu Dhabi crown prince: UAE rejects Israel's illegal annexation

"I assured King Abdullah in our phone conversation of UAE's full solidarity with Jordan & our categorical rejection of accepting Israel's illegal annexation of Palestinian lands."

Challah bread
The Kosher cuisine that is electrifying the UAE

Elli Kriel moved to the United Arab Emirates from South Africa and decided to open a Jewish catering service in an attempt to spread the word of kosher Jewish cuisine - and the locals love it.

Anwar Gargash (R) and Benjamin Netanyahu (L)
UAE and Israel can cooperate on some areas, says Emirates minister

“Can I have a political disagreement with Israel, but at the same time, try and bridge other areas? I think I can,” Gargash said. “And I think this is fundamentally where we are today."

Leveraging the annexation threat - analysis

Okay, so let's say that Israel heeds Otaiba's advice, and does not extend its sovereignty over the lands in question. Then what can it expect from the UAE in return?

Haim Saban
Haim Saban helped UAE ambassador slam annexation plans in Israeli media

Saban made his fortune in the entertainment industry and is most famous for 'Power Rangers,' but is also known for his political activism in Israel and the United States.

UAE: Annexation could destroy Israeli normalization with Arab world

In an effort to directly reach out to Israelis, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the US, Yousef Al Otaiba published an opinion piece in the largest Hebrew daily, Yediot Aharonot.

An Etihad Airways Airbus A320-200 at the National Airport Minsk, Belarus, April 19, 2018.
UAE's Etihad first logo-bearing flight to Israel carrying Palestinian aid

The first shipment was refused by the Palestinians as they said it had not been coordinated with them.

Palestinian PM 'unaware' of latest UAE plane flying to Israel with PA aid

His remark cast doubt over whether the Palestinians, long at odds with Israel over occupied land they seek for a state, would accept the supplies after they rejected a similar shipment last month.

UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash is seen during preparatory meeting for the G
UAE Jewish community launches Twitter account

Shortly after the account was launched in May, it attracted more than 1,000 followers interested in the day-to-day life of Jews in the UAE.

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