Analysis: From “No, No, No” to “Yes”; Sudan is latest state to normalise relations with Israel

Sudan has become the latest Arab nation to seek to normalise its relationship with Israel. The agreement was announced during a call between Benjamin Netanyahu, President Trump and Sudan’s Sovereign Council president, General Abdel Fattah al- Burhan, and prime minister Abdalla Hamdok. The announcement – which follows the signing last month of the Abraham Accords[…]

In Brief: Peers welcome normalisation deal in call with UAE ambassado

A cross-party group of members of the House of Lords welcomed the UAE’s normalisation agreement during a video call with the country’s ambassador to London last week. “We believe this is an exciting time for the UAE, Israel and the region,” Ambassador Mansoor Abulhoul (pictured) told two dozen members of the Britain-Israel Peers Group, “The[…]

In Brief: Hamas court convicts peace activists over Zoom call with Israelis

A military court in Gaza this week convicted three Palestinian peace activists for holding a video call with Israelis in April. Rami Aman, the head of the Gaza Youth Committee, was sentenced to a year in prison after being found guilty of “weakening revolutionary spirit”. However, the court said it would “halt” implementation of the[…]