Behind The Headlines, Israel and Saudi Relations Blossom

In the annals of diplomacy, some images stay seared in the collective memory of the public, representing an historic change. For example, the handshake between former Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and former Egyptian President Anwar al-Sadat in 1979, or the signing of the Oslo Accords between Israel and the Palestinian Authority in 1993, are […]

A Glimmer Of Hope For Religious Minorities in the Middle East: HRC In True North Centre

The signing of the Abraham Accords between Israel, Bahrain and the UAE reflects a changing Middle East. The peace accords also had the impact of increasing freedom for religious minorities. On March 21, Honest Reporting Canada discussed the glimmer of hope for traditionally persecuted minorities in the Middle East in True North. Since the signing […]

Muslim-Majority Kosovo’s Making Peace with Israel a Big Deal

Israel’s diplomatic breakthroughs keep coming. In late January, Kosovo joined a growing number of Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and Africa in recognizing Israel, and establishing full diplomatic and economic relations. Joining the ranks of Sudan, Morocco, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the agreement between Israel and Kosovo is noteworthy for a […]