The interfaith initiative aims to strengthen the bonds between young people in the region, build greater trust and promote a real, warm and enduring peace.
The next U.S. administration should use the historic convergence of interests between Israel and the Arab-majority states to help place the region on a much stronger footing and greatly enhance the U.S.' economic and security interests for the long term.
The Qatar-Saudi deal is a huge step in the right direction. If managed properly, will make it easier for the U.S. to do the big things without distraction.
The movement of people will transform what it means to be Israeli, and the stark issues of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict could reemerge free from the geopolitical morass of the Arab-Israeli one.
Nuclear cooperation between the U.S., Israel, the UAE and Saudi Arabia could help prevent a cascade of Middle Eastern nuclear proliferation.
The Nobel Peace Prize is not just something you hang on your wall. It is an award for builders of peace and democracy, not merchants of violence and war.
Whether the critics are willing to admit it or not, Kushner's quartet of amateurs has done more to advance the cause of peace than all of the professionals and experts did in the previous quarter century.
The Israel-UAE and Israel-Bahrain peace deals represent much more than mere geopolitical developments. There is a deeper and higher resonance.
An Iranian government spokesperson said the deal was made "in favor" of President Donald Trump's reelection.
Sudan is among those touted as next in line for a normalization deal with Israel, following the UAE accord agreed last month.
Iran has led the push back against the Israel-UAE normalization deal, describing it as a betrayal of the Palestinians and Muslims more broadly.
The president's son alleged that the mainstream media is underplaying the administration's successes "because they want to shill for Joe Biden."
The Israel-UAE agreement is an example of how the Jewish state can become accepted in a majority-Muslim region—but peace with the Palestinians needs to be accomplished first.
Reports have suggested that the U.S. is willing to sell F-35 fighter jets to the UAE after last week's normalization announcement.
Kushner said the Middle East "was a total mess" when Trump took office and he's "ending wars," rebuilding alliances destroyed by past presidents.
Israel's Ynet news website reported Tuesday that the normalization deal included a secret clause allowing the UAE to purchase advanced U.S. weapons.
"We think that there's momentum for some additional parties to join and to normalize relations with Israel," said National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien.
The Saudis are unlikely to quickly follow in the footsteps of their Emirati neighbors, who announced the normalization of ties with Israel on Thursday.
The normalization of ties announced Thursday is the culmination of a trajectory that has brought the Gulf states closer to Israel and sidelined the Palestinians.
"The Palestinian leadership rejects and denounces the UAE, Israeli and U.S. trilateral, surprising announcement," a spokesperson for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said.
Immediate peace with Israel would pay dividends for the Sunni Gulf states.
Human rights groups have warned that poor workers in the Gulf cannot properly practise social distancing due to their poor living and working conditions.
The social network took action yesterday after multiple researchers flagged over 9,000 profiles that appeared to be spreading content promoting the political interests of the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
The Government Accountability Office said outstanding bills included those for fuel and bombs provided to Saudi Arabia and the UAE for the war in Yemen.
Two victims of alleged UAE-directed military operations in Yemen have submitted evidence of alleged war crimes to the U.S., U.K. and Turkey.
Rakolta is the first non-career diplomat to become United States ambassador to the United Arab Emirates since the U.S. got diplomatic recognition in 1972.