The top diplomats from the United States, Israel, and the United Arab Emirates meet today (Times of Israel) in Washington to mark the first anniversary of the Abraham Accords. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will reportedly warn Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid about the risks of Chinese investment in Israel.
CFR’s Martin S. Indyk, Dalia Dassa Kaye, and Daniel B. Shapiro discuss the Abraham Accords and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at this virtual meeting.
Iraq: Security forces said they captured the finance chief (NYT) of the self-declared Islamic State. Washington had offered a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to his capture.