Analysis: LFI lays out Middle East policy agenda for next Labour government

Ahead of Labour’s annual conference next week, LFI has released its latest policy pamphlet: Britain and the Middle East: Priorities for the Next Labour Government exclusively in the Guardian today.

Priorities for the next Labour government

  • Britain and

Analysis: Israel-Saudi speculation bubbles as UN convenes

As the UN General Assembly convened last week, longstanding speculation around the potential for a normalisation deal between Israel and Saudi Arabia has reached a fever pitch.

What happened

  • On Wednesday, Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman claimed in an

In Brief: One million Israelis have visited the UAE since the Abraham Accords

One million Israelis have visited the United Arab Emirates since the signing of the 2020 Abraham Accords.

Speaking to the Jewish News, Israeli foreign ministry spokesperson Lior Haiat said: “almost one-in-ten Israelis has visited the UAE since the end …

In Brief: Israel normalisation on agenda as Blinken to visit Saudi Arabia

US secretary of state Antony Blinken will travel to Saudi Arabia this week, with improving ties between Israel and Saudi Arabia on the agenda for talks.

Blinken “will discuss US-Saudi strategic cooperation on regional and global issues and a range …