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US Presidential Adviser Jared Kushner, right, speaks as he stands next to the Head of Israel’s National Security Council Meir Ben-Shabbat at the Abu Dhabi airport on August 31, 2020. (AFP)
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US National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien delivers a speech at the Abu Dhabi airport, in the first-ever commercial flight from Israel to the UAE, on August 31, 2020. (AFP)
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A member of the media reports after the Israeli flag carrier El Al's airliner carrying Israeli and U.S. delegates landed at Abu Dhabi International Airport, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates August 31, 2020. (Reuters/Christopher Pike)
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A picture taken on August 31, 2020, shows the El Al's airliner, which is carrying a US-Israeli delegation to the UAE following a normalisation accord, landing on the tarmac in the first-ever commercial flight from Israel to the UAE at the Abu Dhabi airport. A US-Israeli delegation including White House advisor Jared Kushner took off on a historic first direct commercial flight from Tel Aviv to Abu Dhabi to mark the normalisation of ties between the Jewish state and the UAE. (AFP/Karim Sahib)
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US Presidential Adviser Jared Kushner, center, US National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, right, and Head of Israel’s National Security Council Meir Ben-Shabbat aboard Flight LY971 to Abu Dhabi. (AFP)
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El Al’s Flight LY971 bound for Abu Dhabi takes off from Ben Gurion Airport with US and Israeli delegates for a historic meeting formalizing relations between Israel and the UAE. (AFP)
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US Presidential Adviser Jared Kushner, center, US National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, right, and Head of Israel’s National Security Council Meir Ben-Shabbat board El Al’s flight LY971 to Abu Dhabi. (AFP)
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US Presidential Adviser Jared Kushner, center right, and US National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, center lef, pose with members of the Israeli-American delegation in front of the El Al’s flight LY971. (AFP)
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US National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien and US President Trump’s senior adviser Jared Kushner prepare to board a flight with an Israeli delegation to Abu Dhabi. (Reuters)
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A member of the flight crew sits in the cockpit of Israeli flag carrier El Al’s Flight LY971 flight to the UAE. (AP)
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A seat cover reading in Arabic, English and Hebrew ‘making in history’ inside Israeli flag carrier El Al’s Flight LY971 to Abu Dhabi in the UAE. (Reuters)
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Israeli flag carrier El Al’s Flight LY971, with the word ‘Peace’ in English, Arabic and Hebrew emblazoned, gets ready for departure to Abu Dhabi. (AFP)
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Israeli flag carrier El Al’s Flight LY971, with the word ‘Peace’ in English, Arabic and Hebrew emblazoned, gets ready for departure to Abu Dhabi. (AFP)
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Israeli flag carrier El Al’s Flight LY971 sits on the tarmac ahead of the first-ever commercial flight from Israel to the UAE at the Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv. (AFP)
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A passenger takes a picture of screens displaying the flight number of the first-ever commercial flight from Israel to the UAE at the Ben Gurion Airport
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Screens display the flight number of Israeli flag carrier El Al which will carry Israeli and US delegations to Abu Dhabi at Ben Gurion Airport, near Tel Aviv on August 31, 2020. (Reuters)
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A passenger using her phone next to screens displaying the flight number of the first-ever commercial flight from Israel to the UAE at the Ben Gurion Airport. (AFP)
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Screens display the flight number of Israeli flag carrier El Al which will carry Israeli and US delegations to Abu Dhabi at Ben Gurion Airport, near Tel Aviv on August 31, 2020. (Reuters)
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Updated 03 September 2020

#UAEIsrael: UAE and Israel in historic meeting to normalize ties

A US-Israeli delegation aboard of Israeli flag carrier El Al’s Flight LY971  will arrive in Abu Dhabi today, August 31, for a meeting with Emirati officials to put the final touches in formalizing relations between Israel and the UAE.

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