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Israeli flag flies in the Emirates 17, October 2009

Posted by thegulfblog.com in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, The Emirates.
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Even though Israel does not have any formal relations with the UAE, the Israeli flag flew at a recent meeting in Abu Dhabi of the International Renewable Energy Agency. Perhaps the UAE, like Qatar, feel that there is little to be gained from prolongued isolation of Israel and they seek to test the waters with such a minor event.


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