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Crossborder alliances: What does the future hold for the regional cleantech sector

Asher Fredman, CEO of Gulf-Israel Green Ventures, discusses all thing sustainable with Gulf Business in the aftermath of the Abraham Accords

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UAE’s Etihad and Israel’s El Al launch first phase of codeshare agreement

Members of Etihad Guest and Matmid programmes will be able to earn and redeem miles on flights across both carriers’ networks

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed meets Israeli foreign minister in UAE

Sheikh Abdullah and Yair Lapid signed an agreement for economic and commercial cooperation between the two countries

Ian Fairservice, Managing Partner and Group Editor of Motivate Media Group, and Frank Melloul, CEO of i24 News

UAE’s Motivate Media Group partners with Israel-based broadcaster i24 News

Both companies will partner on multiple fronts including producing new forms of content across digital, print and broadcast

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Israel conducts air strikes in Gaza as new violence flares

The conflict in May killed more than 250 Palestinians and 13 people in Israel

Netanyahu’s reign over as Israel ushers in fragile government

The new coalition will govern with the slimmest majorities – commanding 61 of parliament’s 120 seats

Alliance forms Israeli government to unseat Netanyahu

In a historic first, an Arab faction is to become part of an Israeli governing alliance

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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to issue discounted tourist visas for Israelis, Egyptians, Armenians and Georgians

Passengers will be able to apply and pay for the visa via the carrier’s website itself

Israel and UAE sign tax treaty in latest normalisation step

The treaty is subject to approval by Israel’s parliament and cabinet

Saudi backs Palestinian state based on 1967 borders – foreign minister

Israel and Hamas are near a possible cease-fire deal, according to media reports

Israel-Gaza conflict intensifies as global diplomatic efforts continue

The US dispatched an envoy to the region and Egypt and Qatar sought to help broker a truce

UAE to host emergency meeting with Arab leaders over Jerusalem

The latest bout of fighting appeared to be the most serious escalation since a 2014 war in Gaza

Bahrain, UAE condemn Israel over clashes at Al-Aqsa Mosque

In a statement, Bahrain’s foreign minister called on Israel to immediately stop any further provocation of the people of Jerusalem

Mubadala eyes $1bn gas deal as UAE-Israel ties deepen

The Abu Dhabi fund would make the acquisition through its energy arm

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Quarantine-free travel between Israel and Bahrain for Covid-19 vaccinated individuals

An agreement has been signed between the two countries for mutual recognition of Covid-19 vaccine documents

Several Israelis could move to the UAE to work – senior official

A quarantine-free travel corridor between the two countries will be set up very soon, says Fleur Hassan Nahoum, deputy mayor of Jerusalem

UAE’s G42 sets up data JV with Israel’s Rafael

Group 42 signed an agreement with Rafael to form Presight.AI and plans to establish a research and development center in Israel

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi’s inaugural flight touches down in Israel

The route between Tel Aviv and Abu Dhabi will operate thrice a week in April 2021

Israeli ship attacked off UAE coast – reports

The commercial vessel was slightly damaged in the attack, according to reports

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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi offers flights to Israel from Dhs99

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will operate its inaugural flight to Tel Aviv on April 18, 2021

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways’ first scheduled flight touches down in Israel

On board the flight was a diplomatic and economic delegation representing the UAE

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Netanyahu chosen to try to form Israel’s next government

Netanyahu will have up to six weeks to try to cobble together a coalition

Abu Dhabi updates ‘green list’ destinations, includes two new countries

The new list, which includes 14 destinations, will be in effect from April 5

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Bahrain appoints Khalid Yusuf Al-Jalahma as first ambassador to Israel

On Tuesday, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa also directed his country’s officials to set up a diplomatic mission within Israel

Qatar, Saudi deny immediate Israel normalisation plans

The UAE became the first Gulf Arab nation to agree to normalise ties with Israel

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UAE, Israel consider quarantine-free travel corridor for fully vaccinated individuals

The two countries are expected to reach an agreement by next month

Emirati, Israeli entities partner to introduce green technologies regionally

One of the initial projects will be to work to integrate Israeli urban green technologies into commercial and residential real estate projects

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UAE ambassador Mohamed Mahmoud Al Khaja meets Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin

Apart from Rivlin, Al Khaja also met with Gabi Ashkenazi, Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs, in Tel Aviv

Israeli firms to miss IDEX 2021 in Abu Dhabi due to Covid-19 travel restrictions

Israeli firms were due to take part in the defence expo for the first time

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Mohamed Mahmoud Al Khaja sworn in as UAE’s first ambassador to Israel

Al Khaja was sworn in on Sunday by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum