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Recip Erdogan Turkey in secret talks with Israel - report

According to Al-Monitor, at least three meetings have been held between the sides, after a decade of frosty relations.

Benny Gantz  / Photo: Knesset spokesperson, Gideon Sharon , דוברות הכנסת Bill to dissolve Knesset passes preliminary reading

Elections for the 24th Knesset in 2021 moved a step closer today with the Knesset passing the first reading of the dissolution bill by 61 votes to 54.

Fiber optic cables Photo: Shutterstock Google plans Israel - Saudi fiber-optic cable - report

"The Wall Street Journal" reports that, if it goes ahead, the Blue Raman cable will connect India with Europe.

Benjamin Netanyahu / Photo: Haim Tzach GPO , GPO Netanyahu to visit Bahrain

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held his second conversation with Bahrain Crown Prince and Prime Minister Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa yesterday.

Benjamin Netanyahu  / Photo: Shlomi Yosef , Globes Netanyahu meets Saudi Arabian crown prince

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew secretly to Saudi Arabia for a meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Submarine affair Gantz sets up inquiry into submarines procurement

Former judge Amnon Straschnov will head a government committee of inquiry. Likud has called the move 'defiance.

Chairman of the Sovereign Council of Sudan Abdel Fattah el-Burhan  / Photo: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah, Reuters , Reuters Sudan: From Islamic terror base to Israel's ally

"Globes" charts how and why Sudan has evolved from one of Israel's most implacable enemies to a new found friend.

El Al plane lands in Abu Dhabi / Photo: Ministry of Presidential Affairs/WAM, Reuters Israel - UAE, Bahrain agreements are a revolution

Many have yet to realize the full significance of the normalization deals, which go well beyond their vast economic signficance.

Abdulla bin Touq al Marri / Photo: UAE Ministry of Economy "The only question is, why didn't we do this earlier?"

UAE Minister of Economy Abdulla bin Touq al Marri waxes enthusiastic about the possibilities that the peace agreement with Israel opens up.

Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump and Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan at the White House / Photo: Prime Minister's Office Iran and Palestinians' absent presence in Washington

The pacts with the UAE and Bahrain are great achievements, but Hamas and Trump himself reminded us of what's really at stake.

Bahrain Photo: Shutterstock ASAP Creative Israel's bridge to Saudi Arabia

In some ways, Bahrain holds greater potential than the UAE for Israeli business, but the great prize is the connection to its powerful neighbor.

Panorama of Atlantis the Palm Hotel  / Photo: Shutterstock, From tech to tourism, Israel-UAE trade potential is vast

A senior UAE government official and Israeli businesspeople discuss the immense possibilities opened up by normalization.

Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen)  photo: Reuters  Palestinians need to change paradigm

The "Abraham Accord", with more such agreements apparently on the way, is a painful lesson, says Tal Schneider.

Dubai Pact with UAE opens entire Arab world to Israeli business

A reformed economy in the UAE, and Arab demand for new  technologies, mean huge opportunities for Israeli exports.

Naftali Bennett  / Photo: Alex Kolomoisky, Yedioth Ahronoth Bennett benefits as gov't stumbles on Covid-19

In opposition, Naftali Bennett has gained popularity with policies to combat the virus, and is unscathed from his role in the government, which opened the economy.

The settlement of Na'aleh in Samaria on the West Bank / Photo: Ariel Schalit, AP Annexation: Good or bad for Israel's economy?

Two former Finance Ministry directors present opposing views of the economic aspect of imposing Israeli sovereignty in the West Bank.

Haifa Port / Photo: Eyal Izhar, Globes Want to know all about Haifa's new port? Try China

The new Chinese-operated port is meant to be a game changer for the Israeli economy. Why is no-one here talking about it?

Benny Gantz and Benjamin Netanyahu / Photo: Alex Kolomoisky, Yedioth Ahronoth Four signs Israel could be facing another election

Israel's 35th government looks as though it could fall apart at any moment.

Coronavirus Liberalism and pandemics

The pandemic reminds liberals of the difference between limited government and incompetent government, but it should reinforce belief in the superiority of liberal democracy, argues Dr. Tom G. Palmer.

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