The UAE-Israel peace agreement and the Bahrain-Israel declaration in support of peace have undeniably set a new trend in the Middle East distinct from those of the last century. Such trends, initiated by Egypt and followed by Jordan and the Palestinian National Authority, were merely based on war prevention, conflict restriction, and a certain degree of limited and controlled cooperation.
Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed display their copies of signed agreements while U.S. President Donald Trump looks on as they participate in the signing ceremony of the Abraham Accords. (File photo: Reuters)
A couple wearing face masks, visit the Rosh Hanikra border crossing with Lebanon, in Rosh Hanikra, northern Israel October 13, 2020. (Reuters)