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Bahrain establishes ties with Israel

Bahrain and Israel Normalize Relations They will exchange embassies and ambassadors, begin direct flights between their countries, and launch cooperation initiatives across a broad range of sectors, including health, business, technology, education, security, and agriculture. Reprinted from Daily Alert, September … Continue reading

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EU funds Israeli research

calcalistech.com Nine Israeli organizations granted EU funding under Horizon 2020 program The entities will take part in eight of the twenty-three international projects designed to tackle the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic By James Spiro Reprinted from Calcalist, September 6, 2020 … Continue reading

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Peace in unprecedented times

The Israel-UAE Agreement “In the new Middle East, nations must chart their course based on shared interests and common values, not old hatreds and rivalries. Thanks to the courageous leaders of Israel and the UAE, the Middle East took a … Continue reading

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Travel to Israel restricted

en.globes.co.il “Closing borders is easier than opening them” “The considerations are not only technical, there are also diplomatic elements. Israel has prevented the entry of all foreigners even though Israelis can enter other countries. Today, for example Americans cannot come … Continue reading

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Israel invests in solar energy

pv-magazine.com Israel wants another 15 GW of solar by 2030 “In the next decade, solar energy and electricity storage facilities will be set up on a scale equal to all existing electricity production in the country today,” said Steinitz in … Continue reading

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Airfares won’t be the same

marketwatch.com If airlines keep the middle seat empty due to fears of coronavirus transmission, will air travel become more expensive? “Airlines blocked middle seats to try to get people comfortable to fly again,” Sumers said. “But it’s not sustainable, long-term. … Continue reading

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Lockdown causes enormous collateral damage

rcbizjournal.com Malls Could Reopen Mid-June But How Much Collateral Damage Has Lockdown, Previous Weaknesses Caused? The retail scene will not be business as usual. There may be some pent-up demand for shopping but many consumers will return cautiously and slowly, … Continue reading

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Collateral damage in Middle East

besacenter.org Coronavirus and the Middle East The collateral damage of the pandemic will be extremely meaningful for the Middle East beyond the direct medical implications. By Col. (res.) Dr. Dan Gottlieb and Lt. Col. (res.) Dr. Mordechai Kedar BESA Center, … Continue reading

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