Israeli President's Historic First Visit the UAE

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    The Facts

    • Israeli President Isaac Herzog arrived in the UAE on Sunday for his first-ever visit.

    • The two nations signed US-brokered normalization agreements under the so-called Abraham Accords in 2020.

    The Spin

    Narrative A

    This is a historic visit that shows just how far relations between the two nations have come. It comes at a politically crucial time, highlighting the important role Israel might play in the growth and stabilization of the region.

    Narrative B

    The UAE's normalization of ties with Israel will lead to division and instability in the Arab world. Israel is the only international apartheid regime remaining, and this is a stab in the back for Palestine.

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