A Puerto Rican military man was key in the peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates

Washington D. C. – Puerto Rican Major General Miguel Correa, now an advisor to the National Security Council of the White House, was a key piece in the signing of the peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the newspaper revealed today The Wall Street Journal.

Correa was a military attache at the US embassy in Abu Dhabi when he coordinated a US emergency military operation in Yemen in 2017 to rescue soldiers from that country, a Middle Eastern monarchy.

One of the rescued soldiers – after crashing, by accident or because of the fire of Al Qaeda militants – turned out to be a member of the UAE royalty, nephew and godson of the crown prince and ruler of that country, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan , known as MBZ.

“That general is part of my family”, UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al Nahyan told President Donald Trump before signing the peace agreement with Israel – which Bahrain joined – in a ceremony that took place at the White House last year. September 15.

The UAE foreign minister is the younger brother of the crown prince and the uncle of the wounded royal soldier, 27-year-old Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan.

The rescue mission – which took place in a secret way – was carried out on August 11, 2017, after a UAE helicopter crashed in Yemen.

Three soldiers were killed and seven wounded, including the crown prince’s nephew.

The seven wounded UAE soldiers were first taken to the US ship USS Bataan, where the medical team used 54 out of 66 units of blood, making it the largest “mobile blood bank” the US Navy has used since WWII. World War, according to Captain Bill Urban, spokesman for the United States Central Command.

One of the seven injured soldiers rescued also died while being transported by helicopter to the ship.

At the request of UAE leaders, the six survivors – including the crown prince’s nephew – were later treated at the US Army hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, which specializes in treating soldiers wounded in combat.

The rescue operation made General Correa something of a hero among the rulers of the UAE, the Arabian peninsula that has 6% of the world’s oil reserves.

Already in the White House, Major General Correa played a notable role, behind the public stage, in sealing the peace agreement between Israel and the UAE, because of the trust that the royal family has in him. “This would not have happened without him,” Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al Nahyan said.

Yousef al Otaiba, UAE ambassador in Washington and who played a key role in the peace process, said that the success of the negotiations was anchored in the trust his government has in General Correa and the White House team, mediators. between your country and Israel.

At the end of last July, it was General Correa who traveled to Abu Dhabi in a personal meeting to assure Prince Mohammed that the United States will guarantee that the agreements are fulfilled, US officials said.

Before that meeting, the prince invited his godson, in a wheelchair, to meet General Correa. Correa was also the one who gave the name of “Abraham’s Accords” to the peace treaty, with the aim of emphasizing that Islam, Christianity and Judaism are religious branches of the prophet Abraham.

The general was assigned in March to the White House National Security Council, as director for Middle East affairs, after leaving Abu Dhabi and undergoing an investigation by the Pentagon Inspector General on allegations that he did not keep his civilian bosses informed. on his relationships with UAE leaders.


Positive Symptoms of Corona getting worse, the Palestinian Secretary General was brought to Israel

TEL AVIV, KOMPAS.com – Secretary General of the Liberation Organization Palestine (PLO) Saeb erekat brought to Israel due to breathing problems. He was diagnosed with the disease Covid-19 two weeks ago.

Erekat, 65, was evacuated from his home in Jericho, West Bank, to Hadassah Medical Center in Ein Kerem area, West Tel Aviv, after his condition worsened on Sunday (18/10/2020), according to a statement from the PLO Negotiation Department.

According to the quoted PLO statement Russian Today, the politician was evacuated because of “chronic health problems he is experiencing in the respiratory system”.

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Amichai Stein, Israeli television reporter CAN, wrote on Twitter that Tel Aviv had agreed to the Palestinian Authority’s request for Erekat to be removed for immediate treatment.

The PLO confirmed that Saeb Erekat, a prominent Palestinian diplomat, tested positive for Covid-19 on October 8.

Reports at the time said he was quarantined at home and was experiencing mild symptoms.

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Saeb Erekat is believed to be prone to complications from Covid-19 because of his medical history, including a heart attack in 2012 and a lung transplant in 2017.

Until Monday (19/10/2020) morning WIB, Worldometers record the total cases corona virus in Palestine was 47,135, with 408 victims dying and 40,498 patients recovering.

Meanwhile, in Israel, the total number of cases is far more high, at 303,109, which puts him in the 24th place in the world.

The country led by PM Benjamin Netanyahu recorded 2,209 deaths due to Covid-19 and 268,093 patients recovering.

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Erekat’s conditions worsen. The Israeli hospital: “He’s in a coma”

JERUSALEM – The general secretary of the PLO, Saeb erekat, 65, “is in a coma”. This was announced by the Hadassah hospital in Jerusalem, where he has been hospitalized since yesterday. “He spent a quiet night, but his condition worsened this morning. Following a respiratory crisis, he is now in a coma and is being ventilated,” reports a hospital release.

Hadassah hospital specified that Erekat’s medical treatment poses a significant challenge “having had a lung transplant a few years ago with serious consequences on his immune system. Right now, Erekat” suffers from a bacterial infection, in addition to the coronavirus. “.

Erekat was transferred yesterday from his residence in Jericho (West Bank) to the Hadassah Ein Karem hospital in Jerusalem. His daughter is with him. Members of the PLO and al-Fatah went to the hospital last night to be close to him.

The United Nations emissary for the Middle East Nickolai Mladenov he expressed on twitter the hope that Erekat will be able to overcome the crisis as “the Palestinian people need his commitment to peace, democracy and the future state”. “Be strong, friend,” concluded Mladenov.


The deterioration of the health of the Secretary of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Saeb Erekat

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Ramallah: On Sunday, the Palestine Liberation Organization confirmed that its secretary Saeb Erekat, who was recently infected with the Coronavirus, had been transferred for treatment in an Israeli hospital after his health deteriorated.

The Organization’s Negotiations Affairs Department said in a brief statement that his transfer for treatment was “due to chronic health problems in his respiratory system” and “because his condition requires special medical care and oversight.”

His brother Saber Erekat told AFP that his brother’s condition “is not good and he suffers from general weakness and lack of oxygen.”

He confirmed his transfer to the “Rabin Medical Center in Petah Tikva” inside Israel.

And the Jordanian King Abdullah II had given instructions to provide the necessary medical care to Erekat in Jordanian hospitals in case the need to do so.

Erekat, 65, who suffers from pulmonary fibrosis, underwent a lung transplant in a hospital in the United States in 2017 before resuming his activities.

Erekat holds the position of Secretary of the Palestine Liberation Organization and is close to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, and has participated in several negotiations to try to settle the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and in recent weeks, he has intensified statements opposing the normalization of relations between Israel and Gulf countries in the absence of a peace agreement between the Palestinians and the Hebrew state.

As of Sunday, the occupied West Bank had recorded 42,490 cases of the virus, and 381 deaths.


Israel Raises Arab Support to Legitimate Crime …


AMMAN – Miko Peled, an Israeli human rights activist, said the agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to normalize their relationship was part of Israel’s strategy to garner as much support as possible in the Arab world. This was done to legitimize their crimes in Palestine.

“Israel’s strategy has always tried to shore up as much support as possible in the Arab world, one way or another, to legitimize its crimes in Palestine,” said Peled, who is also the author of “Injustice: The Story of the Holy Land Foundation Five”.

(Read: Bahrain calls reviving Arab initiatives the key to Israeli-Palestinian peace )

“So they can do it through economic means, through arms sales and security systems and of course a peace deal with Egypt, the largest Arab country, and then with Jordan,” he continued.

He said gradually what Israel wants to do is develop good relations with Arab countries, so that they can show that the Palestinians don’t want peace.

“The reality is, Palestinians are being killed, they are driven from their homes, they are living in an apartheid regime, the racism, the brutality, the violence they suffered at the hands of Israel and so is Israel going around trying to garner support in as many Arab countries as possible defend yourself, “he said.

“These Arab countries are slowly falling into this trap, some because they want access to America, some because they are happy enough to do business with Israel, that they don’t really care about Israel’s crimes against Palestine,” he continued.

(Read: Israeli Parliament Approves Normalization Agreement with UAE)

Peled said this is a reality in these countries, where the regime finds it profitable for them to do business with Israel, to normalize Israel.

“And in large part, this is because this is a stepping stone to the United States. It gives them access to America, better access to buy guns and get guns from America,” he said.



Even though Israel is increasingly carrying out annexation in the West Bank, 80 percent of Saudis want peace with Israel, is it true that they don’t care about Palestine?

Sosok.ID – Quoting The Jerusalem Post, almost 80% of Saudis want to immediately normalize relations with Israel.

They want peace in the next 5 years.

In addition, 71% even believe there is a possibility that another Arab country will make peace with it Israel without a peace agreement between Israel and Palestine.

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These figures are obtained from a poll from Zogby Research Services.

The survey targeted five different countries including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Palestine and Jordan.

The study, taken from June 24 to July 5, surveyed behavior among Israelis and Arabs from the five countries.

This period is a month before peace between Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain is announced.

The peace resulted in the annexation (annexation) of 30% of the West Bank, in line with the peace plan that US president Donald Trump presented for the two countries.

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EU countries against settlements in the West Bank: “Israel violates international law”

FIVE European countries (Italy, Germany, Great Britain, France and Spain) intervened with a political statement to criticize Israel’s decision to authorize the construction of new apartments in the Palestinian Territories. Spokespeople for the 5 countries’ foreign ministries wrote that “we are deeply concerned about the decision taken by the Israeli authorities to advance more than 4,900 settlement construction units in the occupied West Bank. The expansion of settlements violates international law and further undermines the viability of a two-state solution to bring a just and lasting peace to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “

For Italy, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and Spain, this “is also a counterproductive move in light of the positive developments of the normalization agreements reached between Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. We therefore call for an immediate halt to the construction of the settlements, as well as the evictions and demolitions of Palestinian structures in East Jerusalem and the West Bank ”.

The Israeli government approved another 2,700 housing units in settlements in the Palestinian Occupied Territories the day before yesterday, after deciding to legalize another 2,166 units that had already been built illegally, and thus received a retroactive green light.


Most of these homes are located in outlying areas of the West Bank, in territories that would probably not end up with Israel in a possible land swap in a peace agreement. Yesterday, the Israeli parliament ratified the “Abrahamic Agreements”, the normalization of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.

The new green light for these quasi-residential units was welcomed with joy by the settlers who said they were “happy that the efforts have borne fruit: building in this area cannot be used as a bargaining chip in other issues or peace agreements”, wrote the Yesha Council which represents the more than 450,000 inhabitants of the settlements in the territories, surrounded by 2.7 million Palestinians.

“We ask for the complete green light for construction in Judea and Samaria (West Bank) in line with the development needs we have here”, added Yisrael Gantz, head of the Binyamin Regional Council, arguing that “building in Judea, Samaria and Binyamin must to be like everywhere in the country and not hindered by diplomatic restraints “.

According to the NGO “Peace Now”, over 12,000 housing units in the West Bank were approved in 2020, marking a record since the NGO began to take this into account in 2012. “While the legal annexation can be suspended , that in fact is clearly continuing “,


We Always Envisioned Normalizing Relationships with …


WASHINGTONSaudi Arabia said they always had a shadow to normalize the relationship with Israel. This was disclosed by the Saudi Foreign Minister, Faisal bin Farhan.

Speaking in a webinar with the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Faisal reiterated that normalization with Israel will only take place after the creation of a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital.

“We always imagined that normalization (with Israel) would occur, but we also need to have a Palestinian state and a Palestinian-Israeli peace plan,” Faisal said in the webinar. (Also read: Pompeo urges Saudi Arabia to normalize relations with Israel)

“In the end, the only thing that can provide lasting peace and lasting stability is an agreement between Palestine and Israel,” he continued, as reported by Al Arabiya on Friday (16/10/2020).

Asked if the recent peace agreement signed between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain with Israel helped the process. Faisal said it helped lay the groundwork for bringing Palestine and Israel back to the negotiating table.

Earlier, when meeting with Faisal, Secretary of State of the United States (US), Mike Pompeo urged Saudi Arabia to consider normalizing relations with Israel. He also said that Washington supports a “strong arms sales program” for this. (Also read: Indonesian Ambassador Called Habib Rizieq Not Allowed to Leave Saudi Arabia)

“We hope the Saudis will consider normalizing their relationship as well, and we want to thank them for the help they have had in the success of the Abrahamic Treaty so far,” Pompeo said.

Pompeo added that he hoped Saudi Arabia would encourage the leaders or the Palestinian Authority to return to the negotiating table with Israel.



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Palestinians killed by Israeli military attack

Gridhot.ID – Middle East it was always fluctuating whether it was political warfare or physical war.

Seeing these conditions seems to make Saudi Arabia concerned and want any effort peace.

One of the most highlighted is Israel and Palestine.

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The main focus of Middle East peace efforts should be to bring Israel and Palestine back to the negotiating table, the Saudi foreign minister said on Thursday in a commentary indicating that Israel-Saudi normalization is unlikely any time soon.

“I believe that the focus now is necessary to bring Palestine and Israel back to the negotiating table. In the end, the only thing that can provide lasting peace and lasting stability is an agreement between Palestine and Israel, “Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said in a virtual appearance on a US think tank. 10).

There is speculation that Saudi Arabia could follow in the footsteps of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, which on September 15 signed an agreement to establish formal ties with Israel, the first Arab states to do so in a quarter of a century.

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Speaking to the Washington Institute for Near East Policy think tank, the Saudi foreign minister also said he hoped it might soon resolve the dispute that caused Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt to cut political, trade and transport ties. with Qatar in mid-2017.

The four accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism and conforming to Iran’s regional enemy. Doha denies the allegations and says the embargo by its fellow Gulf Arabs is aimed at undermining its sovereignty.

“We hope … that we can find a way forward to address legitimate security concerns … that push us to take the decisions we take,” he said.

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“I think there is a path to it and we hope to find it in the relatively near future.”

Asked when that might have happened, he replied: “Your guess is as good as mine.”

This article was published on Cash with the title Saudi Arabia emphasized that Israel and Palestine must be brought to the negotiating table.

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Prayer of the Palestinian Prime Minister If Donald Trump Wins American Election: God, Help Us …

Zonajakarta.com- Election United States of America just counting the days.

At the election event United States of America In 2020, there are two Candidate candidates President who are now competing fiercely for seats in the White House.

Is Donald Trump and Joe Biden who will fight in the event Election United States of America this 2020.

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Both candidates President intensively campaigning even though America is currently being hit by the corona pandemic.

Donald Trump (right) and Joe Biden (left) during their first presidential debate on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. Screenshot YouTube.com/C-SPAN2

Instead of giving support, Prime Minister Palestine into the spotlight after throwing his prayers to the election United States of America.

This is as quoted Zonajakarta.com dari The Associated Press, Prime Minister Palestine said on Tuesday (13/10/2020) that it would be a disaster for its people and the world at large if President Donald Trump won the election United States of America next month.

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