Negev Forum meets in Bahrain

The Steering Committee met for the first time since the landmark inaugural forum was created by then- Foreign Minister Yair Lapid this past March. By Erin Viner Representatives from the…

Israel’s greatest challenge is Iran

The assessment came from Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz during a briefing to members of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee. By Erin Viner “The State of Israel faces…

Jordanian King meets with PA President Abbas

King Abdullah II of Jordan traveled to the Ramallah headquarters of the Palestinian Authority (PA) on Monday for a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. By Erin Viner “We and…

Landmark Israeli-Arab Summit focuses on Iran

Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Yair Lapid hosted his counterparts from the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Morocco, and Egypt at the 2-day Negev Summit,” also attended by US Secretary of…

Israel, Morocco sign trade deal

The agreement comes as part of the implementation of normalized ties between the two countries as part of the United States-brokered Abraham Accords in 2020. By Erin Viner Jerusalem is…

GCC focuses on Iran

The critical importance of regional stability topped the agenda at the 42nd annual Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Saudi Arabia. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner Saudi Arabia’s Crown…

Israel, Morocco sign historic Defense MOU

Israeli Minister of Defense Benny Gantz signed a groundbreaking defense Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Moroccan Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in Charge of National Defense, His Excellency…

Israel, Bahrain, US unify against Iran

"Our three countries work together because we have similar interests in the region,” said Israeli Alternate Premier and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, referring to efforts by his nation, the United…