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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.

EAPC Israel to propose Saudi - Israel oil pipeline

Exporting oil to Europe via an Israeli land pipeline would help the Gulf states bypass the dangerous and costly Straits of Hormuz and Suez Canal shipping routes.

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.

White House peace agreement signing  / Photo: Tal Schneider, Globes Israel signs historic agreements with UAE and Bahrain

President Donald Trump: At least five or six more Arab countries will soon sign peace agreements with Israel.

New Ashdod port being built by China Harbor  / Photo: Eyal Izhar, Globes Expanding US blacklist on China impacts Israel

The absence of a clear Israeli policy in light of the US-China trade war could leave Israeli companies vulnerable to US blacklisting.

Yaakov Litzman  / Photo: Alex Kolomoisky, Yedioth Ahronoth Litzman resigns in protest over lockdown

Minister of Construction and Housing Yaakov Litzman protested that the lockdown had been deliberately delayed until the start of the Jewish holiday.

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.

Bahrain World Trade Center, Manama / Photo: Hamad I Mohammed, Reuters Bahrain follows UAE in normalization with Israel

Bahrain's Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa will attend the signing of the agreement between Israel and the UAE  in Washington this week.

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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