bahrain summit

BAHRAIN IS preparing to host an event devoted to the US peace plan.
Assessing Bahrain

The economic workshop left few opinion-less – The Media Line looks to what is next

By MOHAMMAD AL-KASSIM/THE MEDIA LINE , FELICE FRIEDSON/THE MEDIA LINE
12/07/2019
80% of Palestinians believe Arabs have abandoned them, poll shows

The survey also showed that 90% of surveyed Palestinians do not trust the US administration.

Arab backlash from Bahrain conference makes impact

Protests, derision follow ‘Peace to Prosperity’ workshop in Manama.

By SHANNA FULD/THE MEDIA LINE
02/07/2019
Ashraf Ghanem, Hebron businessman who attended Bahrain workshop
Hebron businessman who attended Bahrain: I'm afraid for my life

The PA had called on Palestinians and Arabs to boycott the conference on the pretext that it was part of the US administration's scheme to "liquidate" the Palestinian cause.

A PALESTINIAN PROTESTS the Bahrain summit
By shunning the Bahrain summit, Palestinians are burning all bridges to peace

While the Palestinian Authority publicly denounced the conference, the cost will be to the Palestinian people, whose alliances in the Arab world and future bridges to peace will be no more.

30/06/2019
US President Donald Trump listens to reporter, Japan, June 29, 2019.
Trump: Israeli-Palestinian peace can only be achieved when I am president

The "Peace to Prosperity" economic portion of the peace plan was released exactly one week prior.

29/06/2019
Is Israel on the verge of normalizing ties with the Persian Gulf?

Diplomatic Affairs: Not yet the toast of Manama

28/06/2019
A synagogue in Bahrain? Not your average prayer

“This is historic,” Houdie Nonoo said. “It is the first time in my lifetime that I’ve been in this synagogue with a morning minyan, and more than a minyan”

26/06/2019
Encountering Hebrew in Bahrain

Loay Alshareef sat down to have a conversation in Hebrew with Kan's Gili Cohen who traveled to Bahrain to cover the US-backed economic peace summit.

John Bolton met with his Russian counterpart, Nikolai Patrushev, and Israel’s National Security Advi
Bolton on Bahrain: Palestinians shouldn't re-litigate decades of dispute

Neither the Palestinian Authority nor the Israeli government were invited to the workshop. Instead, invitations were issued to Israeli and Palestinian business people.

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