Regardless, this is still a landmark event. In historical perspective, the Egyptian president Anwar Sadat was denounced as a traitor when he visited Jerusalem in 1977. Jordan at least waited until after the PLO agreed the Oslo accords with Israel in 1993 before signing its own treaty. MBZ’s decision marks a first for the wider Arab world. … [Read more...] about The Israel-UAE deal will make a ‘one-state solution’ even less likely
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Karen Dee of the Airport Operators Association said: 'Our airports are facing pressures that were unimaginable six months ago and it is essential that the Government work with the industry to introduce regional travel corridors to low-risk areas and agree a package of financial measures that support our airports who have already lost over £2billion since the start of the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Escape from France: Chaos as thousands of Britons battle to return home before 4AM tomorrow when country is put on UK quarantine list – as plane, train and ferry ticket prices soar while seats sell out
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