Diplomatic breakthroughs between Israel and Gulf monarchies have left the Palestinians feeling betrayed and anxious about the future. Palestinians believe peace deals will encourage Israel to continue occupation with confidence an full force. US President Donald Trump has hinted that several more Arab states would soon announce their intention to sign similar deals, suggesting a more substantive shift.
US President Donald Trump announced on another “peace deal”, this time between Israel and Bahrain. This deal makes Bahrain, the second Arab country to settle with its former foe in less than a month, United Arab Emirates (UAE) being the first one. A joint US-Israel-Bahrain statement said there would be “full diplomatic relations”.
Prime Minister Imran Khan will receive Bahrain’s highest civil award, the King Hamad Order of the Renaissance, revealed Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfiqar Bukhari. “Prime Minister is going on an official visit to Bahrain in mid-December where he will be conferred Bahrain’s highest civilian award,” the publication quoted Bukhari in a report published on Saturday.