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Future of Israel-UAE-Bahrain Peace Accords Under Question

Victoriya None Gorbatova

The treaty serves mostly the US trade and economic interests

Russia’s stance on Israel’s annexation move

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the country’s parliament on May 17 that the time had come to extend national sovereignty to the Palestinian territories in the Jordan Valley, the historical place from where the Jewish people had emerged. Russia is calling on Israel to prevent regional tensions from escalating, Izvestia wrote.

UN discussing ‘deal of the century’ shows Palestine is in worse position, says expert

The fact alone that the UN Security Council convened to discuss the US plan for Israeli-Palestinian settlement, the so-called ‘deal of the century’, in spite of Palestine and a few other Arab nations rejecting the imitative demonstrates that the Palestinian side’s positions are weakening as time goes on, research director at the Valdai Discussion Club Fyodor Lukyanov told TASS on Wednesday.

Trump's statement on Golan may have serious consequences

Trump's Golan Heights tweet appeals to recognize Golan as Israeli territory. According to RISS expert Vladimir Fitin, this statement may spark global controversy. "We have already seen the consequences of Trump's previous statement on the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel: protests, clashes and even victims on the border between Gaza and Israel," he recalled.

Israel to try to normalize relations with Russia after incident with Il-20 plane

Experts say Israel is not interested in the sharp deterioration of relations with Russia

Expert predicts escalation of tensions in Gaza Strip

An expert says the international community should adopt global solutions to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict

Syria reveals what’s behind Israeli air strikes

The Syrian civil war is shifting into an active military standoff phase between Israel and Iran, Izvestia writes. Overnight to Tuesday, the Israeli Air Force carried out several missile strikes near the Damascus International Airport to destroy a batch of weapons destined for Hezbollah, according to one version. This hasn’t been the first clash, though. In May, Israel struck dozens of Iranian targets inside Syria in response to missile strikes on its border.

Press review: Can the Iran deal be saved and new US embassy in Jerusalem sparks violence

RBC: US embassy’s opening in Jerusalem triggers fierce clashes

Israel found the reason for the USA to abandon the Iran nuclear deal

“The Israeli Prime Minister’s statement that Israel continues to work in the area of nuclear weapons might give the reason for the USA to abandon the Iran nuclear deal. This statement was made on the eve of a very important date. On May 12, the U.S. administration must decide whether it extends its participation in the agreement with Tehran on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to resolve the Iranian nuclear issue or withdraws from this agreement,” RISS expert Vladimir FITIN said.

Iran strongly determined to fight for Golan Heights

The Trump administration is looking for a replacement for the American military contingent in the north of Syria. If the United States agrees with Saudi Arabia, the situation in the south of the country will become a lot more intense as Iran and Israel stand on the brink of war. Does it all depend on Putin's decision, who still remains angered with the most recent bombings of Syria?