As Jordan prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary, king urges US to counter regional threats and “build upon recent positive developments” – the Abraham Accords – calls American leadership “essential”
I read the US intelligence report – it offered no new facts, certainly no proof, of MBS’ complicity, only conjecture. Is Biden preparing to rupture Saudi alliance for this?
Emirati Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed (MBZ) did not have to normalize his country’s ties with Israel.
Commentary for CNN by Jason Greenblatt, former senior advisor to President Trump.
One week from today — on Tuesday, Sept. 15th — President Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al Nahyan, at the White House.
This senior UAE official not only praises his country’s new peace deal with Israel, he is passionately urging Palestinian leaders to make peace, even as he leads a center in Abu Dhabi with a mission to counter violent extremism throughout the Muslim world.
The long-stated goal of Iran’s Supreme Leader, the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, is to “wipe Israel off the map.” The UAE just flipped the script.
“The 48-year-old was born in the northern city of Tripoli and is a Sunni Muslim, making him eligible to become prime minister under Lebanon’s sectarian-based power-sharing system.”
“It was a century ago on September 1, 1920, that a French general, Henri Gouraud, stood on the porch of a Beirut palace…and declared the State of Greater Lebanon.”
“Immediate measures should be taken to prevent a food crisis,” says senior UN official.