The UAE’s historic agreement with Israel has “closed the gate” on Israeli annexation of Palestinian land and will directly benefit Jordan, according to UAE Ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba.
Jordanian King Abdullah II speaking during a meeting with local political figures in the capital Amman. (File photo: AFP)
Annexation on hold
Palestinians demonstrate in front of Israeli bulldozers that were bulldozing land outside Deir Qaddis village near Ramallah for an apparent plan to expand a nearby Jewish settlement. (File photo: AP)
Arab League foreign ministers hold an emergency meeting on US President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in Cairo, Egypt on December 9, 2017. (Reuters)
Tel Aviv City Hall is lit up with the flags of the United Arab Emirates and Israel as the countries announced they would be establishing full diplomatic ties, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. (AP)