* Morocco, Israel normalize ties as US recognizes Western Sahara The Trump administration viewed finalizing establishment of ties between the two countries as a prime goal in the past few weeks.
Thursday, December 10, 2020
* Kushner: Inevitable that Saudi Arabia will recognize Israel Aide to US President says only a matter of time before Saudi Arabia normalizes ties with Israel after Morocco joins UAE, Bahrain, and Sudan.
* The Renewed Western Sahara Conflict and the Abraham Accords The timing of the unanticipated provocation by the Polisario Front against Morocco could be related to the ongoing diplomatic initiative sponsored by the US for the establishment of full diplomatic relations between Morocco and Israel.
* Netanyahu to make first official visit to Egypt in more than a decade Cairo is concerned that a Biden administration will be hostile and undergo a new nuclear deal with Iran that would undermine regional stability, say Egyptian officials.
* Rise in Israeli strikes in Syria has led to decrease of Iranian activity Over 500 strikes on all fronts, but "we still have a long way to go to complete our goals," says IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi.
* Abdullah: No to undermining Jordan's control of Jerusalem holy sites In recent years, Jordan has repeatedly called on Israel to “stop its violations and provocations and respect the legal and historical status quo” at the al-Aqsa mosque compound.
* Palestinians getting cozier with Turkey as Erdogan unveils his Islamic hegemonic map Support for Turkey and its President Erdogan among the Palestinians who live in the Palestinian areas is becoming increasingly common.
* U.S. flew two bombers from Louisiana over the Persian Gulf to deter Iran, says military The bomber mission, which did not drop bombs, comes as the U.S. assesses there is a heightened chance of Iranian miscalculations, said a U.S. official.
* EU summit: Turkish sanctions on agenda as Erdogan shrugs threats European leaders are meeting in Brussels to discuss possible action against Ankara over the eastern Mediterranean crisis, coronavirus, Brexit and budget.
* Chinese Military Bases in The Caribbean? China also seems to have a military agenda in the Caribbean region... Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe already is on record expressing China's willingness to deepen military cooperation with Caribbean countries.
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