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Israel and Turkey have reached an agreement to normalize relations after six years of tension
The Israeli premier has described the move as a major step for both countries that will greatly impact Israel’s economy. In 2011, Turkey downgraded relations with Israel after Turkish activists were killed on a flotilla.
Shoukry, Wennesland discussed potential actions for direct Palestinian-Israeli negotiations
Israel will open a NATO mission at alliance headquarters. Closer cooperation between the Jewish state and NATO had been blocked by a feud between Turkey and Israel, which are now on the cusp of normalizing relations.
Vimont will hold meetings with Egyptian officials and the Arab League Secretary General Nabil El-Araby to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian peace process
Earlier this month, Egypt participated in a French-led conference aimed at bringing Palestinians and Israelis back to the negotiating table
The 2002 Arab initiative ‘still has all elements for a comprehensive settlement’, says Saudi foreign minister
In light of the Syrian civil war and the ongoing refugee crisis, the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians has been largely pushed into the background in recent months. But the conference in Paris which opened on Friday aimed to begin a new peace initiative between the two conflict parties. Envoys from some 28 countries and …
Center-right politician Avi Gabbay has stepped down as environment minister, saying the governnment has swung too far to the right. His resignation comes shortly after Prime Minister Netanyahu reshuffled his cabinet.
An Arab worker was brutally beaten and arrested by three Israeli plainclothes police officers after refusing to present his ID
Amid absence of official confirmation, an expert speculates that the main goal is resuming peace talks
The Israeli side seems to be afraid of any international intervention that may dictate terms
Second annual conference commemorates Nakba Day
The Israeli PM said Israel did not intend to do this on its own but in cooperation with Egyptian authorities
Israel and Hamas fighters have clashed in southern Gaza in the most serious incidents since a devastating war in 2014. Israel’s army has said it found another cross-border tunnel used by Palestinian militants.
The council affirmed that Security Council resolution number 497, issued in 1981, states that Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights is illegal
The suggestion was discussed with Egyptian and Israeli officials
The ministry released Egyptian-Saudi documents concerning the Red Sea islands following a wave of criticism regarding the new maritime demarcation
Israel asserted that the decision will not affect Egyptian-Israeli relations, reported Israeli state media on Monday
The purpose of the MFO is to ensure the implementation of the peace treaty. The force includes troops from the US, Egyptian, and Israeli armies
Egypt’s Foreign Ministry condemned Israel’s increasing settlement activity on the West Bank in a Thursday statement. The ministry’s statement also stressed the illegality of Israeli settlement activity and its incompatibility with internationally-recognised resolutions. The Israeli government announced plans to build more settlements in the West Bank last week. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zaid described …
Thirty-three-year-old Palestinian will be sent to trial, according to an Israeli statement
Many perceive Tawfik Okasha as being responsible for his expulsion, having antagonised people in high places, including the president
Former MP Tawfik Okasha was expelled from parliament last Wednesday
Okasha’s explicit normalisation endeavours with Israel come under fire
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has started a 19 month prison sentence for bribery and obstruction of justice. He is the first former Israeli prime minister to serve jail time.
Israel goes against all agreements signed between it and Palestine and challenges international community’s efforts to achieve a two-state solution, says FM spokesperson
The European football federation, UEFA, announced late Monday that Turkish football club Galatasaray had failed to meet the financial fair play terms.
The Egyptian Committee Against Normalization organised a protest Wednesday at the Press Syndicate to commemorate the 30th death anniversary of Suleiman Khater, the Egyptian soldier and struggler who fought against Israel. They chanted against the Israeli occupation of Palestine and lack of Arab governments’ action towards the cause
Egypt and Israel signed the Qualifying Industrial Zone (QIZ) 11 years ago, which promotes and facilitates the entry of garment exports to the US market and in exchange, Egyptian factories import raw materials from Israel. At the time, my colleagues and I called this agreement a deal with the devil. When we sign agreements with Israel or …