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Recent articles by Barak:

Jake Sullivan discussed Saudi-Israel normalization with MBS

The crown prince didn't rule out an agreement. → Read More

Blinken to hold trilateral meeting with Israeli and UAE counterparts

Israel and the UAE initiated the meeting, in part to raise concerns about Iran’s nuclear program and regional activity. → Read More

U.S. and Israel held secret talks on Iran "plan B"

The first time a secret working group has met since Naftali Bennett took offie. → Read More

Scoop: Blinken to host event marking Abraham Accords anniversary

Biden's team has been reluctant to use the term "Abraham Accords" → Read More

Scoop: Former Israel ambassador joins U.S. Iran team

Dan Shapiro's portfolio will be the regional aspects of the Iranian issue and coordination with Israel. → Read More

Israeli PM tells Biden he won't publicly campaign against Iran deal

“Prime Minister Bennet told the president that regardless of policy differences he wants to work according to rules of honesty and decency." → Read More

U.S. warns Iran's new government it won't get a better nuclear deal

"It’s not about being tougher, it's about fully implementing the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal." → Read More

U.S. prepared to lift nearly all Iran sanctions, Zarif tells parliament

Outgoing foreign minister pushes new government to reach deal with Biden. → Read More

Netanyahu is out as new Israeli government survives confidence vote

Naftali Bennett is Israel's first new prime minister since 2009. → Read More

Netanyahu's Trump-style campaign to stop Israel's transfer of power

He's accusing the leaders of the new government of perpetrating “the fraud of the century." → Read More

Israeli security chief warns of Jan. 6-type violence ahead of new government

The Shin Bet director raised concerns about “serious radicalization in incitement and discourse on social media.” → Read More

Israel to ask U.S. for $1 billion in emergency military aid

Some congressional Democrats oppose additional military aid to Israel. → Read More

Bennett to announce he's joining opposition to form new Israeli government, oust Netanyahu

If a "change government" is formed, Bennett will be prime minister, bringing an end to 12 years of Netanyahu rule. → Read More

U.S. wants to reopen Jerusalem consulate, Blinken tells Netanyahu

Trump closed the consulate and merged it into the U.S. embassy. → Read More

Israel and Hamas approve ceasefire in Gaza

Hamas officials have also expressed support for an end to the fighting. → Read More

Biden leaning toward Thomas Nides as ambassador to Israel

He's also expected to send a new acting ambassador in the interim. → Read More

Israel calls on Biden administration to stay out of Jerusalem crisis

The White House has raised concerns both publicly and privately about the escalation in violence. → Read More

Vienna nuclear talks hit a snag over Iran's centrifuges

There are big gaps between the U.S. and Iranian positions. → Read More

Jared Kushner founds "Abraham Accords Institute" to deepen normalization agreements

The group will continue the work he started in the White House. → Read More

U.S.-Israel tensions build as Iran talks progress

Behind the scenes, suspicions are growing. → Read More