* Trump: Five or Six More Countries Ready for Peace with Israel At least five or six countries are ready to make peace with Israel, President Donald Trump said at a press briefing alongside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of the signing of the historic normalization between the Jewish state, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
* As the world watches, Netanyahu recites Psalms from atop the White House During Tuesday’s historic Abraham accords, the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to the world’s top officials on the white house lawn and to all those throughout the world witnessing the monumental occasion.
* PA PM: Today is “a black day in the history of the Arab nation” While Israel, vaious Gulf states, and states of the Western world welcome today’s peace treaties between Israel, the UAE and Bahrain, the Palestinian Authority’s Prime Minister speaking at a cabinet session yesterday condemned today’s signing of the peace agreements in Washington DC as ”a black day in the history of the Arab nation and as a defeat to the Arab League.”
* Israel hoping to boost regional security with Abraham Accords The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain on Tuesday became the first Arab states in years to break a long-standing taboo when they signed White House agreements toward normalizing relations with Israel.
* The devil is in the details, did the UAE and Bahrain sell out Al Aqsa? Israel has long sought to change the status of the Al Aqsa complex. Now, the recognition by the UAE and Bahrain could provide it cover.
* The New Middle East In 2015, the UAE passed a law against religious discrimination by creating ministries of tolerance, happiness and youth to develop an enlightened community -- everyone included.
* Raymond J. de Souza: The EU needs to admit that Trump has it right on Mideast peace Generals often prepare to fight the past war, but diplomats, too, can be locked into negotiating the peace of the past, rather than the present.
* Israel’s deal with Kosovo, Serbia is diplomatic charade The only purpose of the deal seems to be to allow Trump and Netanyahu to tout a foreign-policy 'success'.
* Beware a Russian 'October Surprise' in Syria In the wake of U.S. foreign policy success through the Israel peace deals with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, America's enemies may try to upend Washington's foreign policy in another part of the Middle East.
* Israel's borders explained in maps More than 70 years after Israel declared statehood, its borders are yet to be entirely settled.
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