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How Israel Achieved Normalization with Sudan

Behind the scenes look at what happened to get this troubled Islamic nation to befriend Israel.

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The coming normalization in the relations between Israel and Sudan is a far more important blow to the Iranian plan to take over the Middle East and destroy Israel than the peace agreements between the Jewish state and the two Arab Gulf states Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Bahrain and the UAE have never actively taken part in the wars against Israel that have been raging since 1948 when the State of Israel was founded and contacts between the parties have been going on for at least more than 25 years.

Sudan on the other hand played a big role in the ongoing war against Israel and was used by terrorist groups such as Al Qaida, Hezbollah and Hamas as a fertile ground for terrorist activity against Israel while Iran saw the country as part of its Islamist axis.

The fall of the regime of the brutal dictator Omar al-Bashir in 2017 paved the way for this new normalization after Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu met in February...