Tag: Israel

    UAE, Israel to focus on increasing mutual investments, says official

    Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid has shared his thoughts on the growing ties between the UAE and Israel ahead of the new year in an exclusive interview with Khaleej Times. Let’s read the full story. Following a year of cooperation in the fields of tech, health, agriculture, food and water security, tourism, defence, and space, […]

    Israeli ministry blocks UAE pipeline deal, citing risk to the Red Sea

    Environmental protection ministry says allowing dozens of oil tankers to enter the Red Sea resort of Eilat will cause pollution, Middle East Eye reports. Israel’s Ministry of Environmental Protection said on December 16 that it would not allow oil tankers to enter the Red Sea resort of Eilat, as was planned under a deal with […]

    UAE, Jordan, and Israel signed key pact to mitigate climate change
    15 Dec 2021

    The governments of Jordan, Israel, and the United Arab Emirates signed a landmark declaration of intent in November to build renewable electricity and water desalination capacity and address the threat posed by climate change on energy and water security in the region. The signing at the UAE Leadership Pavilion at Dubai Expo was witnessed by […]

    Suhail Al Mazrouei, Israeli Minister of Energy sign MoU at Expo 2020 Dubai
    25 Nov 2021

    Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, said the UAE is continuing to cooperate with various international players in the energy sector, most notably in the area of clean energy, to make it a model of leading the global efforts in the renewable energy sector. Al Mazrouei made this statement during his […]

    Israel energy minister says UAE oil pipeline should be canceled

    Israel’s energy minister has said a deal with partners from the United Arab Emirates to transport oil from the Gulf to Europe via Israel should be canceled as it is too much of a risk environmentally. Opposition from environmental groups has forced the Israeli government to reconsider one of its biggest deals with the UAE, […]

    Israeli environment minister says UAE oil deal poses an ecological risk

    An Israeli company’s deal with partners from the United Arab Emirates to transport oil from the Gulf to Europe through Israel poses ecological risks, Israel’s environment minister told Reuters on October 4 while visiting the Expo fair in Dubai. The Israeli government is assessing a request, which has outraged environmental advocates there, to substantially increase […]

    A new energy future fueled by Emirati and Israeli peace

    It was a year and one month ago when first media reports of an emerging normalization agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates appeared. The Israel-UAE normalization agreement, was initially agreed to in a joint statement by the United States, Israel and the UAE more than a year ago, on August 13, 2020, officially […]

    The UAE Minister of State for Food Security explores cooperation in food and water security with Israel officials

    The sharing of knowledge and expertise in agricultural and water technologies were top of the agenda during the visit of Mariam Hareb Almheiri, the UAE Minister of State for Food Security, to Israel, with the trip aligned with the historic opening of the UAE embassy in Tel Aviv, WAM reports. The visit, which Almheiri and […]

    The Emirati and Israeli oil deal: risks to the environment are far too great

    The first cargo ships from Dubai that docked last year in the Mediterranean port of Haifa were met by a celebration in Israel. Flags waved, reporters gathered. The prime minister walked the pier and gave a speech about the fruits of making peace. There were no celebrations, however, when oil tankers began arriving at the […]