UAE halts funding to UNRWA

The United Arab Emirates does not plan to resume funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestinian refugees, which it suspended last year. According to statements…

Netanyahu to visit UAE

[This article has been updated to reflect the postponement of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned visit to the UAE, due to Israel's coronavirus national lockdown]. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced plans…

Israel downplays US arms halt

Israeli leaders are minimizing ramifications posed by the administration of United States President Joe Biden that it intends to review the sale of weapons to the United Arab Emirates. The…

US halts foreign arms deals

The administration of United States President Joe Biden has suspended massive arms sales to foreign nations. The State Department maintained that it is “temporarily pausing the implementation of some pending…

Gulf Arab states tighten anti-virus restrictions

Arab member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are increasing measures to combat the coronavirus amid a corresponding rise in mortality rates and infections. The total of fatalities in…