Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Telegram Pinterest Linkedin Email Bahrain allows nurseries to reopen Nurseries will reopen in Bahrain, starting from Sunday as the kingdom further eases restrictions earlier imposed due to the spread of the coronavirus. Minister of Labour and Social Development Jamil bin Mohammed has issued a circular, announcing the resumption of care activities at the licensed nurseries while abiding by the precautions against COVID-19, Bahraini newspaper Al Bilad has reported. Read| Bahrainis exempted from COVID-19 test fees “It is necessary for owner, administrative staff and nannies of nurseries as well as children’s parents to implement the instructions issued by the Health Ministry to protect public health,” said the minister. Preventive measures to be adopted by nurseries include daily sterilisation of their buildings, and employment of a nurse in the nursery accommodating 100 children and above. Nannies are also obliged to wear face shields while on duty, and only a family member should be allowed to accompany the child to the nursery and take him/her later in the day. As part of the health measures, parents are committed to providing home-made food and drinks to their children, with the nursery only providing sterilised water bottles if necessary. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Telegram Pinterest Linkedin Email Previous articleOman: Mosques to remain closed Next articleKuwait refuses to renew expired visas for 200 Egyptian teachers Born in Kuwait, based in Mumbai. An Editor for Kwt Today, mainly covering topics on lifestyle and current affairs.
It’s hard to get the real news these days as the Democrats continue to attack the President. It doesn’t matter what President Trump does or say, the left will always see it in a negative light. Here is a bit of news you might not even have heard about, but most recently, President Trump helped negotiate peace ties between Israel
President Trump announced a new peace deal in the Middle East on Friday that would normalize ties between Israel and Sudan. Sudan joins Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who announced similar historic peace agreements that involve establishing embassies, exchanging ambassadors, and beginning to work together as partners. Sudan, according to the President, has demonstrated a commitment to combating
President Trump announced a new peace deal in the Middle East on Friday that would normalize ties between Israel and Sudan. Sudan joins Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who announced similar historic peace agreements that involve establishing embassies, exchanging ambassadors, and beginning to work together as partners. The third historic peace deal sealed […] The post Trump Announces New Middle East Peace Deal As His Approval Rating Zooms Past 50% appeared first on The Political Insider.
Sudan will be removed from the State Sponsors of Terrorism list and will begin a partnership with the United States and Israel, President Donald Trump announced on Friday. “HUGE win today for the United States and for peace in the world. Sudan has agreed to a peace and normalization agreement with Israel! With the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, that’s
The announcement Friday of peace and normalization between Sudan and Israel is one of the most significant diplomatic achievements in the Middle East in the past half-century. In particular, it reverses the infamous three “noes” of Khartoum — no peace, no recognition, and no negotiation — that Arab states adopted in 1967, after Israel’s victory in the war that year.
Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Telegram Pinterest Linkedin Email Bahrain allows partial return to school from Sunday Bahrain has said it will allow the return of students on an optional basis to their classrooms next week amid stringent precautions against the coronavirus. “Starting from Sunday October 25, there will be partial return at all educational stages in public schools and private kindergartens for students whose parents have opted for their attendance of school,” Undersecretary of the Health Ministry Dr. Walid Al Manae said. Read| Bahrain: Restaurants shut down after failing to comply with health precautions A health team has been set up at each school to be tasked with organising and applying health measures including checking temperatures of the staff and students, enforcing social distancing and constant sterilisation, he added, according to Bahraini newspaper Al Watan. The new academic year for public schools started in Bahrain on October 11 with remote learning as a precaution to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. As part of further relaxation of the restrictions earlier imposed due to the virus outbreak, cafes and restaurants in Bahrain will be allowed beginning next Saturday to provide indoor services, Dr. Al Manae said. Thirty persons at maximum should be allowed inside the place, according to the new rules. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Telegram Pinterest Linkedin Email Previous articleSaudi Arabia launches new e-visa, passport services Next articleBahrainis exempted from COVID-19 test fees Born in Kuwait, based in Mumbai. An Editor for Kwt Today, mainly covering topics on lifestyle and current affairs.
Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Telegram Pinterest Linkedin Email Bahrainis exempted from COVID-19 test fees The Bahraini parliament has approved a proposal exempting citizens from fees of a test detecting the new coronavirus. The Council of Representatives approved the urgent motion, exempting citizens from paying fees of the virus-detecting test on departing and arriving at all travel outlets of the kingdom and referred it to the government, Al Watan newspaper reported without further details. Read| Bahrain allows partial return to school from Sunday It was not immediately clear when the exemption measure will take effect. Passengers coming to Bahrain have to undergo the PCR test for detecting the coronavirus at their own expense on arrival and 10 days later. The test costs 60 Bahraini dinars. Earlier this week, the Bahrain International Airport announced exempting children under the age of six from undergoing the COVID-19 test upon their arrival at the facility. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Telegram Pinterest Linkedin Email Previous articleBahrain allows partial return to school from Sunday Born in Kuwait, based in Mumbai. An Editor for Kwt Today, mainly covering topics on lifestyle and current affairs.
Peace in the Middle East is well on its way. Israel and Bahrain have agreed and signed to peace and normalization. The Jerusalem Post reported: Israel and Bahrain signed a “joint communique on establishing peaceful and diplomatic relations” during the visit of a high-level Israeli government delegation to Manama on Sunday. The two states signed memorandums of understanding, with the peace and normalization as the central document. MORE: https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/israeli-delegation-heads-to-bahrain-to-launch-diplomatic-relations-646103
With recent successful Middle East peace deals brokered by the Trump administration exposing years of failed Democrat policies, former Secretary of State John Kerry sought to claim his part in making the epic deals a reality, despite having railed against the possibility of such events when serving in the Obama administration. Kerry praised the Trump-brokered deals between Israel and the
The normalization accords with the UAE and Bahrain has cause the Islamic State group to condemn them because of a “betrayal” to Islam. The Times of Israel reported: The Islamic State group on Sunday condemned Israel’s normalization accords with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, calling for retaliatory attacks on Saudi Arabia. MORE: https://www.timesofisrael.com/islamic-state-calls-to-attack-saudi-arabia-over-israels-deals-with-uae-bahrain/
President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden campaign in swing states, and a senate committee head presses the FBI about Hunter Biden’s alleged laptop, and delegates from Israel and the U.S. make a historic flight to Bahrain as part of a peace deal brokered by the U.S.
Israeli National Security Adviser Meir Ben-Shabbat, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, and U.S. Middle East envoy Avi Berkowitz, deliver statements before boarding Israeli flag carrier El Al plane to Bahrain, at Ben Gurion International Airport in Lod, near Tel Aviv, Israel, on Oct. 18, 2020. (Ronen Zvulun/Pool/Reuters) MANAMA—President Donald Trump’s Middle East envoy said on Sunday that Trump’s push for an Israeli-Arab rapprochement was gaining momentum and he hoped more accords would follow no matter which presidential nominee wins next month’s election. Avi Berkowitz, who accompanied an Israeli delegation that visited Bahrain on Sunday, said the Abraham Accords had bipartisan support in the United States and were designed to bear long-term fruit by encouraging grassroots engagement between Israel and its new Arab partners. “Peace is something everybody should celebrate and see as a positive thing for the world,” Berkowitz said in an interview. “It’s our sincere hope that, no matter who wins the election, the Abraham Accords will continue to grow.” Bahrain followed the United Arab Emirates in agreeing last month to normalise ties with Israel, angering the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) who had conditioned any such regional rapprochement on statehood, and Iran and Turkey. The flight carrying the Israeli delegation flew over Saudi Arabia, an accommodation by the Gulf’s powerhouse, which has so far resisted U.S. appeals to normalize ties with Israel. “The talks we have with them have been positive on several fronts. Ultimately it is a decision they must make,” Berkowitz said when asked about any Saudi plans to follow suit. “We look to them for an understanding in the region of the temperature of how things are going on numerous fronts, we’ve had very good discussions with them but time will tell,” he added. Berkowitz, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and other officials will travel on Monday to the UAE, where the accord with Israel has opened up bilateral commerce. By Dan Williams
JERUSALEM—A high-level delegation of American and Israeli officials landed in Bahrain on Sunday on a mission to cement an agreement to establish formal diplomatic relations between Israel and the Gulf Arab state. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Israel’s national security adviser, Meir Ben-Shabbat, led the delegations. The sides were expected to issue a joint statement later Sunday that would make Bahrain just the fourth Arab country to have full diplomatic relations with Israel. “My hope is that this visit marks another step forward on the road to a truly peaceful, secure, stable and thriving Middle East,” Bahrain’s foreign minister, Abdullatif al-Zayani, said at a welcoming ceremony at the airport. Bahrain joined the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at a festive White House ceremony last month marking the “Abraham Accords,” a pair of U.S.-brokered diplomatic pacts with Israel. While the UAE’s deal with Israel formally established ties, the agreement with Bahrain was less detailed and included a mutual pledge to follow suit. Sunday’s one-day visit by the Israeli delegation aimed to complete that task. Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani delivers a statement upon the arrival of an Israeli delegation accompanied by the U.S. treasury secretary, in Muharraq, Bahrain, on Oct. 18, 2020. (Ronen Zvulun/Reuters, Pool) The El Al flight landed at Bahrain International Airport on Sunday afternoon. The kingdom’s state-owned television channels did not carry the arrival live, nor did the state-run news agency announce the Israelis’ presence. Bahrain’s state-run news agency later published pictures of the arrival, acknowledging the Israeli officials were there to sign documents “establishing diplomatic relations between the kingdom of Bahrain and the state of Israel, in addition to a number of memoranda of understanding in the areas of joint cooperation.” Mnuchin said it was “incredible” to be on what was believed to be the first flight by Israel’s national carrier El Al to Bahrain. “The opportunities here are quite enormous, both economic, trade, investment, cultural and security between the three countries,” he said. Israeli National Security Adviser Meir Ben-Shabbat and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin arrive in Muharraq, Bahrain, on Oct. 18, 2020. (Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters) “Today is a great day.” Ben-Shabbat told the airport ceremony. “Another chapter in the vision of peace becomes a reality.” Israel’s commercial El Al flight 973—a nod to the international dialing code for Bahrain—flew through Saudi Arabia’s airspace en route to Manama. Although Saudi Arabia has not normalized ties with Israel, it has signaled tacit support for the moves by its Gulf neighbors, which reflect shared concerns about Iran. At Israel’s Ben-Gurion airport, U.S., Israeli, and Bahraini flags festooned the tarmac before take-off. Ben-Shabbat, one of the key Israeli officials involved in negotiations with Bahrain, said the visit could “translate plans to actions and concrete agreements” with the signing of a range of deals involving finance, investment, trade, tourism, communications, technology and agriculture. Another Israeli official said the visit would include a joint statement late Sunday formally establishing diplomatic relations, including the opening of embassies and exchanges of ambassadors in the coming months. Israeli national security adviser Meir Ben-Shabbat, head of an Israeli delegation, delivers a statement upon arrival in Muharraq, Bahrain, on Oct. 18, 2020. (Ronen Zvulun/Reuters, Pool) The decision to establish ties with Israel was rejected by the Palestinians, whose leadership has scathingly criticized both the Emirati and Bahrain moves as a betrayal and an undermining of the Arab stance that recognition of Israel should come only after Palestinians achieve an independent state of their own. The Palestinians have severed ties with the White House, accusing it of being unfairly biased toward Israel. U.S. officials have in turn cultivated ties between Israel and Arab states, hoping to increase pressure on the Palestinians to reduce past demands in peace talks. Bahraini civil society groups and opposition figures, already targeted in a yearslong crackdown on dissent, have also spoken out against normalization with Israel. Bahraini and Israeli officials have held numerous conversations since announcing their intention to establish full ties. Sunday’s face-to-face meetings, however, are seen as another step toward normalization. Meanwhile, Israel and the UAE have already signed a number of business, banking and intergovernmental agreements. Bahrain and the UAE signed the agreement to normalize relations with Israel in a ceremony at the White House on Sept. 15. Egypt and Jordan are the only other two Arab states to sign diplomatic treaties with Israel, in 1979 and 1994, respectively. (L-R) Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, U.S. President Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs Minister of Bahrain Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, and Foreign Affairs Minister of the United Arab Emirates Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan wave from the Truman Balcony of the White House after the signing ceremony of the Abraham Accords on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, on Sept. 15, 2020. (Alex Wong/Getty Images) The accords made public what had been a gradual strengthening of quiet ties between Israel and several Gulf states —forged in recent years over a shared concern over regional rival Iran. Other Arab countries could follow suit, with analysts and insiders pointing to Sudan, Oman, and Morocco as possibilities. The trip to Bahrain on Sunday also came as U.N. arms embargoes on Iran expired despite American objections. Bahrain, like several other Gulf Arab nations, views Iran as the most serious threat to its security in the Persian Gulf. The Israeli delegation was slated to fly back to Tel Aviv later Sunday, while the Americans will head to the UAE before flying to Israel on Tuesday. Last month, the first known commercial flight between the two countries brought a delegation of Israeli officials to Manama to discuss cooperation between Israel and Bahrain following the signing of an agreement to normalize ties. By Ilan Ben Zion
Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Telegram Pinterest Linkedin Email Bahrain extends validity of visit visas until 2021 Bahrain’s Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA) announced today it has decided to re-extend the validity of all types of visit visas until 21 January 2021 with fee exception to all visitors. The NPRA will automatically carry out the extension process without the need to apply for the renewal through the e-visa website. Read| Bahrain introduces rapid testing for COVID-19 The service allows visitors to correct their residency situation in the country and facilitate their departure in case of the availability of flights to their countries due to the extraordinary global situation resulting from the coronavirus. It is also part of a host of procedures taken previously to support citizens and residents in light of such extraordinary situations. The NPRA has provided facilities to visitors and residents in Bahrain since the beginning of the pandemic through extending the validity of residency permits and visas for foreigners in Bahrain without paying the administration fees for a humanitarian reason as part of the national efforts against the spread of coronavirus. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Telegram Pinterest Linkedin Email Previous articleBahrain introduces rapid testing for COVID-19 Next articleBahrain: Restaurants shut down after failing to comply with health precautions Born in Kuwait, based in Mumbai. An Editor for Kwt Today, mainly covering topics on lifestyle and current affairs.
Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Telegram Pinterest Linkedin Email Bahrain: Restaurants shut down after failing to comply with health precautions Bahraini authorities have closed a number of restaurants and cafes for violating rules in place to control the spread of the coronavirus, police said. The violating businesses were detected in the capital Manama, according to the chief of the General Directorate of Criminal Investigations and Forensic Science. Read| Bahrain extends validity of visit visas until 2021 The official added that field campaigns will continue to ensure all businesses’ compliance with precautions adopted against COVID-19. Last month, Bahrain allowed restaurants and coffee shops as the kingdom has recently relaxed restrictions against the virus. Last week, Bahrain reported a drop of around 45 per cent in the daily virus infections over the period from September 17 to October 14, attributing the decline to observance of health precautions. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Telegram Pinterest Linkedin Email Previous articleBahrain extends validity of visit visas until 2021 Next articleNew fees at Muscat International Airport parking for PCR drive-through test Born in Kuwait, based in Mumbai. An Editor for Kwt Today, mainly covering topics on lifestyle and current affairs.
Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Telegram Pinterest Linkedin Email Bahrain introduces rapid testing for COVID-19 Bahrain has launched a rapid test service to detect COVID-19, a health official said today. The service introduced on a trial basis aims at initially conducting 20,000 tests, mainly for teachers, students, front-line medical teams and persons displaying symptoms of the disease, head of labs at the Health Ministry’s Primary Health Care Batul Al Alawi added. Read| Bahrain scraps 10-day quarantine for incoming passengers This type of testing detects coronavirus infections through a nasal swab and accurately diagnoses the patient’s case in 15 minutes without a need for a specialised lab. The official noted that results of the rapid test are the same as those of the virus-detecting PCR testing. “This test does not substitute the PCR in case the result is positive,” she said. The rapid test is characteristically easy to use and saves time as it can be conducted in campaigns to examine a large number of people in a short span of time. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Telegram Pinterest Linkedin Email Previous articleOman: Dozens convicted for violating COVID-19 rules Born in Kuwait, based in Mumbai. An Editor for Kwt Today, mainly covering topics on lifestyle and current affairs.
Townhall Review – September 19, 2020 Hugh Hewitt and National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien talk about the diplomatic agreement just signed between Israel, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain. Hugh Hewitt talks with retired Admiral James Stavridis talk about the strategic gains resulting from the agreement between Israel, the UAE, and Bahrain. Larry Elder talks about the two Los Angeles County Sheriff deputies that were ambushed while sitting in their patrol car in Compton, California. Seth Liebsohn and Pete Peterson, Dean of the Pepperdine Graduate School of Public Policy, look back at the 9/11 terrorist attack as witnessed by Pete, who was in New York City on that tragic day. Sebastian Gorka talks with Peter Schweizer about his movie project about the Bidens, “Riding the Dragon.” Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson talk with Johan Norberg, Swedish author, about Sweden’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dennis Prager talks with former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee-Sanders about her experience inside the Trump White House and her book, “Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom and the Fight of our Lives Inside the Trump White House.” Dennis Prager talks with Jim Daly, President of Focus on the Family, about their upcoming event in New York City’s Times Square to stand up for the unborn. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Photo Credit: AP Photo/Vahid Salemi Speaking in a Wednesday cabinet session, President Hassan Rouhani said Washington failed in its attempts to reinstate a United Nations arms embargo as well as international sanctions on Iran, and these failures amount to major victories for Iran. Rouhani added that the U.S. would “suffer a humiliating defeat this weekend.” “The US suffered ignominious defeats,” he said. “Our people should pay attention. This Saturday and Sunday will be days of the Iranian nation’s victory and days of humiliating defeats for the U.S,” he added according to Iran Front Page News. “So, I urge anti-Iran news channels abroad not to fabricate stories that would indicate that the U.S. has made a claim and has waited for a month, so it can use this mechanism,” the president said. “After all, no mechanism ever started in the first place to be producing any results,” he added. “I congratulate the Iranian nation, in advance, on the success that Iranians will secure on Saturday and Sunday, the same way that I congratulated Iranians on their resistance during the eight-year Iraqi imposed war on Iran [in the 1980s],” he added. Elsewhere in his remarks, the president fulminated against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain for normalizing their relations with Israel. “[Israeli authorities] are committing more and more crimes in occupied Palestine every day. How come [the UAE and Bahrain] are extending your hands to Israel? Then you want to give Israel bases in this region. You will be responsible for all grave consequences of this move. Your action is against regulations and regional security,” he said. A month ago, mainstream media in the U.S. declared that Trump has suffered a “humiliating defeat” at the UN in his efforts to impose sanctions on Iran. US efforts to indefinitely extend an arms embargo collapsed last week when it suffered a humiliating defeat at the UN Security Council. A resolution sponsored by Washington only secured one other vote from the 15-member UN Security Council. The US continues to maintain that despite its unilateral withdrawal it nonetheless has “an explicit right” to initiate the snapback sanctions and that any argument to the contrary would “create a perilous precedent that could threaten the force of virtually any Security Council decision.”- Middle East Monitor, 8/20/2020 Hopefully, this doesn’t elude to a war. It’s important information, however. Stay alert and aware. If history has shown us anything, it’s that things will get crazy as the rhetoric ramps up. President Trump is Breaking Down the Neck of the Federal Reserve! He wants zero rates and QE4! You must prepare for the financial reset We are running out of time Download the Ultimate Reset Guide Now! Author: Mac SlavoViews:Date: September 18th, 2020Website: www.SHTFplan.com Copyright Information: Copyright SHTFplan and Mac Slavo. This content may be freely reproduced in full or in part in digital form with full attribution to the author and a link to www.shtfplan.com. Please contact us for permission to reproduce this content in other media formats. SHTFPLAN is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
It was a “historic day for peace” according to President Donald Trump, this past Tuesday as he spoke concerning the Abraham Accord signing. Fox News reported: President Trump on Tuesday declared the “dawn of a new Middle East” as he presided over the signing of two historic Middle East diplomatic deals between Israel and two Gulf nations. “We’re here this afternoon to change the course of history. After decades of division and conflict we mark the dawn of a new Middle East,” he said at the ceremony in the South Lawn of the White House. MORE: https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-peace-deals-israel-bahrain-uae-middle-east
Avi Berkowitz's elevation to a top negotiating position on President Donald Trump's Middle East peace team was met with near-universal derision by so-called experts and the mainstream press. Martin Indyk, who served as ambassador to Israel under President Bill Clinton, mocked the appointment of Jared Kushner's onetime "assistant." The Brookings Institution’s Natan Sachs declared the then 29-year-old Berkowitz "young and inexperienced." The media were less diplomatic: Politico derided Berkowitz as Kushner's "mini-me"; Vanity Fair dubbed him a "coffee boy." Recent Stories in National Security On Tuesday, Trump oversaw the signing of the Kushner- and Berkowitz-orchestrated Abraham Accords that officially normalized relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, as well as an agreement between Israel and Bahrain—the first such deals in over four decades. Pretty good for a coffee boy. Criticisms of Berkowitz and Kushner were never about their age or experience, given that they came from the same crowd that celebrated the ascendance of the 30-something failed novelist Ben Rhodes to the highest reaches of power in the previous administration. Rather, the criticisms were about the unwillingness of the two men, publicly Jewish and proudly Zionist, to kowtow to the same tired experts who have made their careers pushing the same conventional wisdom that produced nothing but stalemate. The success of the youthful Berkowitz on a project where the so-called experts have met little success is all the more proof of the intellectual bankruptcy of the experts President Donald Trump has so often dismissed—in this case, rightly so. The fundamental mistake of the peace process, and of the cadres of experts who have made that process into lifetime appointments to a revolving door of government, think tank, and academic jobs, is the idea that the solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict is peace between the Israelis and Palestinians. But such a peace remains as far out of reach as it ever was. In the meantime, the Trump administration has secured a great victory in the ongoing quest for peace between Israel and its neighbors—the lack of which was and remains the true threat to global security and the true threat to American interests in the region. The deal has been cheered from Jerusalem to Abu Dhabi to Washington, D.C.; even Joe Biden tried to take credit for it. The only sour grapes are coming from Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) and others who make their bread agitating for perpetual struggle over the West Bank, and from failed negotiators like Rhodes. The New York Times, in its coverage of the historic accord, solicited only one "expert" quote for the story, from professional kvetcher Jeremy Ben-Ami of the Soros-funded J Street. Now there are signs that Oman and Sudan, fearful of Iranian bellicosity, may follow the UAE and Bahrain. Iran's bellicosity could even lead to rapprochement between Israel and Saudi Arabia. Chock up the howls that we will undoubtedly hear if that comes to pass as further evidence of the intellectual bankruptcy of the mainstream, now painfully exposed by a man they derided as an upstart.
Mainstream media hates President Trump. You already knew they. But their hatred has expanded to the point that it prevents many major outlets from giving appropriate reporting to anything that could be construed as helping the President get reelected. Case-in-point: The historic peace deals orchestrated by the White House and signed today by Israel, UAE, and Bahrain. Agreed. This is historic and if it had happened under any other administration, the media and pundits would be tripping over themselves with glee and praise. We need to spend more time focused on outcomes, not the people associated with them. https://t.co/GSBzTIE0mX — Carol Roth (@caroljsroth) September 15, 2020 It isn’t just about the news-loaded year of 2020. Yes, there is more going on this year than pretty much any other since at least 9/11. But this really is all about President Trump. The peace deal is nothing short of miraculous. The fact that there are now two nations signing peace deals with Israel, DOUBLING the number that had been accumulated in the Middle East nation’s history, is truly historic, but mainstream media is as silent as possible on it. CNN mentioned it briefly. Very briefly. No reports yet of how MSNBC is handling it. Fox News reported on it thoroughly, but even then it seemed to be downplayed. Lest we forget, there has not been an American president in history who has participated in this level of peace negotiations across the globe. That’s the point, though. That’s why mainstream media is under-reporting this. The facts are unquestionable. President Trump is the president of peace. He said he would make deals that couldn’t be made before and he’s doing just that. But mainstream media is downplaying because they play for the other team. COVID-19 may take down an independent news outlet Nobody said running a media site would be easy. We could use some help keeping this site afloat. Colleagues have called me the worst fundraiser ever. My skills are squarely rooted on the journalistic side of running a news outlet. Paying the bills has never been my forte, but we’ve survived. We have ads on the site that help, but since the site’s inception this has been a labor of love that otherwise doesn’t bring in the level of revenue necessary to justify it. When I left a nice, corporate career in 2017, I did so knowing I wouldn’t make nearly as much money. But what we do at NOQ Report to deliver the truth and fight the progressive mainstream media narrative that has plagued this nation is too important for me to sacrifice it for the sake of wealth. We know we’ll never make a ton of money this way, and we’re okay with that. Things have become harder with the coronavirus lockdowns. Both ad money and donations that have kept us afloat for a while have dropped dramatically. We thought we could weather the storm, but the so-called “surge” or “2nd-wave” that mainstream media and Democrats are pushing has put our prospects in jeopardy. In short, we are now in desperate need of financial assistance. The best way NOQ Report readers can help is to donate. Our Giving Fuel page makes it easy to donate one-time or monthly. Alternatively, you can donate through PayPal as well. We need approximately $11,500 to stay afloat for the rest of 2020, but more would be wonderful and any amount that brings us closer to our goal is greatly appreciated. The second way to help is to become a partner. We’ve strongly considered seeking angel investors in the past but because we were paying the bills, it didn’t seem necessary. Now, we’re struggling to pay the bills. This shouldn’t be the case as our traffic the last year has been going up dramatically. June, 2018, we had 11,678 visitors. A year later in June, 2019, we were up to 116,194. In June, 2020, we had 614,192. We’re heading in the right direction and we believe we’re ready talk to patriotic investors who want to not only “get in on the action” but more importantly who want to help America hear the truth. Interested investors should contact me directly with the contact button above. Election year or not, coronavirus lockdowns or not, anarchic riots or not, the need for truthful journalism endures. But in these times, we need as many conservative media voices as possible. Please help keep NOQ Report going. Check out the NEW NOQ Report Podcast. American Conservative Movement Join fellow patriots as we form a grassroots movement to advance the cause of conservatism. The coronavirus crisis has prompted many, even some conservatives, to promote authoritarianism. It’s understandable to some extent now, but it must not be allowed to embed itself in American life. We currently have 8000+ patriots with us in a very short time. If you are interested, please join us to receive updates.
Please respect our republishing guidelines - Click Here President Donald Trump can stick yet another feather in his foreign policy cap. Less than 30 days after his administration brokered a peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, he has managed to score another diplomatic achievement. On Sept. 11, the White House announced that Bahrain would be normalizing ties with Israel. With Iran considered a regional threat in the Middle East, these two developments could be the start of a peaceful trend in this area of the world. Bahrain Entering Into Full Diplomatic Relations With Israel Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Bahrain’s King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa agreed on a phone call to enter into full diplomatic relations. According to Axios, the White House “has been pressing Bahrain to follow the UAE” in establishing links with Israel. Jared Kushner, Trump’s senior adviser, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to Bahrain recently to make the request. But this decision isn’t just a win for President Trump, who is locked in a pitched battle with former Vice President Joe Biden for the presidency; it is also a significant step forward for Israel. The Jewish state has lacked diplomatic recognition from most Middle Eastern nations. However, Iran’s attempts to seize more influence in the region has helped foster a change. Trump was optimistic about the agreement, telling reporters that he “can see a lot of good things happening with respect to the Palestinians,” and indicated that “something very positive” could take effect with Iran. Netanyahu released a statement celebrating the new development. “It took Israel 26 years to reach peace with a third Arab country – the United Arab Emirates,” he said. “Now it took 29 days to reach peace with a fourth Arab country – Bahrain.” He also indicated that there would be more Mideast states taking the same step in the near future. A New Middle East? Bahrain’s decision to normalize relations with Israel is a positive sign, but there is still more work to be done in persuading other Arab nations to follow suit. The Los Angeles Times reported that Kushner and Pompeo did not try to convince only Bahrain’s leadership to take the plunge but also went to the Middle East to discuss the matter with other countries. Other Arab nations have stated they are hesitant to establish relations with Israel until its conflict with the Palestinians is resolved. Others could be waiting to make a decision until the U.S. election is over in November. It is also worth noting that much of the reluctance to forge ties with Tel Aviv stems from political and religious conflicts that have persisted for decades. Nevertheless, this diplomatic accomplishment represents another positive sign for the Trump administration. Of course, the corporate media have downplayed the development, but it is still a notch in the president’s belt and a victory he can tout in his campaign. ~ Read more from Jeff Charles.
WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM/DUBAI (Reuters) – Bahrain joined the United Arab Emirates in striking an agreement to normalize relations with Israel on Friday, a dramatic move aimed at easing tensions in the Middle East. U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted the news after he spoke by phone to both Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the White House said. Recent Stories in Latest News "This is a historic breakthrough to further peace in the Middle East," the United States, Bahrain and Israel said in a joint statement. "Opening direct dialogue and ties between these two dynamic societies and advanced economies will continue the positive transformation of the Middle East and increase stability, security, and prosperity in the region," it said. The United Arab Emirates last month agreed to normalize ties with Israel under a U.S.-brokered deal. That deal is scheduled to be signed on Sept. 15 at a White House ceremony hosted by Trump and attended by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan. The easing of relations with Israel comes amid a backdrop of shared fears about the threat of Iran to the region. The Trump administration has tried to coax other Sunni Arab countries to engage with Israel. The most powerful of those, Saudi Arabia, has signaled it is not ready. Bahrain, a small island state, is a close ally of Saudi Arabia and the site of the U.S. Navy’s regional headquarters. Riyadh in 2011 sent troops to Bahrain to help quell an uprising and, alongside Kuwait and the UAE, in 2018 offered Bahrain a $10 billion economic bailout. Friday’s deal makes Bahrain the fourth Arab country to reach such an agreement with Israel since exchanging embassies with Egypt and Jordan decades ago. Last week, Bahrain said it would allow flights between Israel and the UAE to use its airspace. This followed a Saudi decision to allow an Israeli commercial airliner to fly over it on the way to the UAE. (Reporting by Steve Holland, Dan Williams and Aziz El Yaakoubi. Additional reporting by Alex Cornwell and Lisa Barrington; Editing by Nick Tattersall)
President Donald announced another historic peace deal for the Middle East on Friday between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain. A joint statement released by the United States, the Kingdom of Bahrain, and the State of Israel announced the “establishment of full diplomatic relations between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain.” Joint Statement of the United States, the Kingdom of Bahrain, and the State of Israel pic.twitter.com/xMquRkGtpM — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 11, 2020 The agreement also specifies that “peaceful worshippers of all faiths” will be allowed to visit mosques and holy sites in Israel. In the statement, King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa and Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed their intent to “achieve a just, comprehensive, and enduring resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict” and praised Trump for “his dedication to peace in the region, his focus on shared challenges, and the pragmatic and unique approach he has taken to bringing their nations together.” President Trump tweeted his support of the deal, calling it “another HISTORIC breakthrough” with “our two GREAT friends.” Another HISTORIC breakthrough today! Our two GREAT friends Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain agree to a Peace Deal – the second Arab country to make peace with Israel in 30 days! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 11, 2020 The peace deal is the second of its kind involving Israel in the last month in a broader effort by the Trump administration to facilitate “stability, security, and prosperity” in the Middle East. A similar deal was struck between the United Arab Emirates and Israel in early August, making it the first “Gulf Arab country to open relations with the Jewish nation.” HUGE breakthrough today! Historic Peace Agreement between our two GREAT friends, Israel and the United Arab Emirates! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 13, 2020 In the Israel and UAE peace deal statement, the White House signaled the United States will be helping Israel continue to facilitate peace in the region with their largely Islamic neighbors. “As a result of this diplomatic breakthrough and at the request of President Trump with the support of the United Arab Emirates, Israel will suspend declaring sovereignty over areas outlined in the President’s Vision for Peace and focus its efforts now on expanding ties with other countries in the Arab and Muslim world.” Because of his efforts in facilitating peace in the Middle East, President Trump received two nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize. White House Innovations Director Jared Kushner praised Trump for assisting in two previously “unthinkable” deals for the Middle East. He said the deal met much “optimism” on his most recent trip overseas. “This makes America safer, allows us to bring our troops home, and allows us to work on bringing prosperity to American communities,” Kushner said. Senior Advisor @JaredKushner on historic Peace Deal between Bahrain and Israel pic.twitter.com/1Nimb9RoB8 — Team Trump (Text VOTE to 88022) (@TeamTrump) September 11, 2020 According to the joint statement, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani will sign the official “Declaration of Peace” on Sept. 15 at the White House.