U.S Secretly Mediating Deal between Saudi Arabia, Israel, and Egypt
The U.S. administration is secretly negotiating a deal between Saudi Arabia, Israel, and Egypt that might lead to a normalization of relations between the Saudi kingdom and the Jewish State, the Axios news outlet reported.
Egyptian Authorities Prevent Bahraini Dissident from Entering their Territories, Deport Him after Detaining him for Hours
The Egyptian authorities banned Bahraini dissident, Fadhel Abbas, from entering their territories after detaining him for hours.
Bahrain Gov't Soon to Open Embassy in Tel Aviv: Israeli Foreign Ministry Spokesman
Morocco and Bahrain may soon open embassies in Tel Aviv, an Israeli official told Anadolu Agency.
Qatar Airways Resumes Flights to Egypt Starting 18 January 2021
Qatar airways the Qatari flag carrier announced on Wednesday the resumption of its flights to Egypt starting with services to the capital Cairo on 18 January 2021, followed by Alexandria, a Mediterranean port city on 25 January, the airline announced in a tweet.
Flight Restriction not Lifted though Gulf Crisis Ended
Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister confirmed that the kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain reopened their air, land and sea borders to Qatar after the countries ended their three-year siege, Al Jazeera reports.
Abraham Accords Promote Israeli Pipeline Expansion in the Arab World
The peace accords that Israel has signed with the UAE and Bahrain will serve as a foundation to expand energy trade, US Energy Secretary Daniel Brouillette said on Tuesday.
Obama Issues Memoir Entitled "A Promised Land"
Former US president Barack Obama discussed in his memoir issued on (November 17) the US policy during which was known as the "Arab Spring" in 2011. Obama acknowledged the "contradiction" as he sought to balance "competing interests", and presented a bleak portrait of how much of the Middle East's leadership.
Bahrain Takes Part in Memorandum Asking UN Not to Register Deal between Turkey and Libyan Gov't
Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Greece, and Cyprus sent a note verbale to the Secretariat of the United Nations, urging the UN not to register the maritime boundaries deal signed between Turkey and Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of the National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj, according to a well-placed source at the UN, reported the Middle East News Agency.
Flights between Egypt and Bahrain to Resume within Days
Bahrain will resume its flights with the Arab Republic of Egypt within few days, after putting all preventive measures to prevent the outbreak of the Coronavirus, the local Al-Bilad newspaper reported.
Egypt Imposes Visa Fees on Bahrainis and Gulf Nationals
The Egyptian authorities decided to impose entry visa fees on GCC nationals as of today. This move comes at a time Cairo is experiencing an economic crisis, as a result of the new Coronavirus outbreak.
Despite Gulf Criticism of Istanbul, Bahrain Intensifies Import of Turkish Weapons Systems
The Lies Refutation Observatory at the Anadolu Agency ridiculed the campaigns of Gulf tweeters who called for boycotting Turkish goods. The observatory said that a Turkish military company is stepping up its activities to sell military equipment especially to Bahrain.
Bahraini Ambassador to Cairo: Securing Return of about 250 Bahraini Citizens to the Country in Upcoming Days
Bahrain ambassador to Cairo, Hisham Al-Jowdar, affirmed that the embassy is securing the return of about 250 Bahraini citizens to the Kingdom of Bahrain in the upcoming days, due to the coronavirus pandemic, which will be conducted in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Saudi, Egypt, Bahrain to Resume Qatar Post Services despite Dispute
Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain have agreed to resume postal services to Qatar almost three years after they were stopped due to a political dispute, the United Nations said on Monday.
Riyadh to Host Gulf Summit, Reconcile with Qatar Next Week
Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al Sabah revealed yesterday the date Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE with reconcile with Qatar, the Anadolu Agency reported.
Egypt Detains More than 1,000 after Anti-Sisi Protests: NGOs
Egyptian authorities have arrested more than 1,000 people, rights groups said Wednesday, broadening a crackdown launched after rare protests calling for the ouster of general-turned-President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
Small but Rare Protests in Egypt after Online Call for Dissent
Hundreds protested in central Cairo and several other Egyptian cities late on Friday against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, responding to an online call for a demonstration against government corruption, witnesses said.
Twitter Suspends Saudi Royal Adviser Qahtani, Fake Gulf Accounts
Twitter suspended the account of former Saudi royal court adviser Saud al-Qahtani on Friday, nearly a year after he was sacked over his suspected role in the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Kuwait Hands Muslim Brotherhood-Linked Militants to Egypt: KUNA
Kuwait has handed over to Egypt eight Egyptians who it said had admitted to carrying out terrorist operations in their home country, and had fled to Kuwait after being convicted in Egypt, the state news agency KUNA reported.
Egypt to Go to Bahrain to Evaluate Kushner's Plan: Minister
Egypt will take part in a Bahrain conference this week on Palestinian economic development in order to evaluate the proposed $50 billion "Peace to Prosperity" plan, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Monday.
White House will not Invite Israeli Officials to Bahrain Event: U.S. Official
The White House will not invite Israeli government officials to a Bahrain conference devoted to gaining support for a Palestinian economic plan in order to keep the event apolitical, a senior administration official said.