United Arab Emirates

For Israel, Mixed Progress On The Arabian Peninsula

While several Gulf State airlines are refusing Israeli passengers, Israeli mission coming to the UAE.

12/07/2015 - 19:00
Staff Writer

At the same time Israel is returning to the Arabian Peninsula with the planned opening of a diplomatic mission in the United Arab Emirates, other Arab nations are displaying their hostility by denying Israelis seats on their national airlines.

Kuwaiti Airlines still refuses to carry Israelis on its flights. Wikimedia.org

For Israel, Mixed Progress On Arabian Peninsula

While several Gulf State airlines are refusing Israeli passengers, Israeli mission coming to the UAE.

12/01/2015 - 19:00
Staff Writer

At the same time Israel is returning to the Arabian Peninsula with the planned opening of a diplomatic mission in the United Arab Emirates, other Arab nations are displaying their hostility by denying Israelis seats on their national airlines.

Kuwaiti Airlines considers Israeli citizens to be enemy aliens and thus a security risk. Via commons.wikimedia.org

Israeli Swimmers Under Heavy Security at Dubai Tourney

12/15/2010 - 19:00

JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Israel's national swim team is competing under heavy security in a world competition in Dubai.

The team arrived in Dubai just in time for the Tuesday opening ceremony of the FINA World Swimming Championships after the United Arab Emirates agreed at the last minute to issue visas for the team. The team was subject to a thorough security check and their passports were not stamped, Haaretz reported.

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