As Arab Gulf starts opening to Israel, Palestinians face a reckoning

Israel’s rapprochement with Gulf Arab states has left the Palestinians feeling abandoned by traditional allies and clutching an old playbook in a rapidly changing West Asia, analysts and critics say.

As the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain sign normalisation accords with Israel at a White House ceremony, Palestinian leaders face calls to overhaul their strategy to avoid becoming marginalised in a region where Israel and most Sunni Arab regimes share a fear of Iran. The Palestinian approach to securing freedom from Israeli.....

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