Photo credit: The Times of Israel
March 9th, 2020
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Sources: The Times of Israel
Lede: In yet another indication of warming ties between Jerusalem and some Arab countries, an Israeli official this week actively participated in an anti-terrorism conference in Morocco.
Key background: In a joint statement released Thursday, participating countries and organizations acknowledged “the ever-changing threat posed by al-Qa’ida” and listed several principles to help promote “collective cooperation by participants to employ a comprehensive approach against the ever-changing and evolving al-Qa’ida threat.”
Why is this newsworthy: The story offers an interesting follow-up to the Trump proposed Morocco-Israel trade-off.