In pictures: UAE, Israel, Bahrain, US sign Abraham Accord at White House
Published on September 15, 2020 at 23.22
US President Donald Trump hosted the White House ceremony, capping a dramatic month when first the UAE and then Bahrain agreed to reverse decades of ill will without a resolution of Israel's decades-old dispute with the Palestinians.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, prior to signing the Abraham Accord, normalising relations with Israel in a strategic realignment of Middle Eastern countries against Iran, in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, US September 15, 2020.
Palestinians watch a television broadcast of a White House signing ceremony in Tubas in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
Trump welcomes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara to the landmark signing ceremony.
Trump and Netanyahu speak ahead of the signing ceremony.
US President Donald Trump watches as UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan(R) speaks from the Truman Balcony at the White House.
Netanyahu, UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah and Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani stand by prior to signing the peace accords.
The word "Peace" is seen on the municipality building in Tel Aviv, Israel, while the Abraham Accords are signed at the White House.
The flags of the United States, Israel, UAE and Bahrain are projected on a section of the walls surrounding Jerusalem's Old City, as UAE and Bahrain sign agreements toward normalising relations with Israel.
White House senior advisor Jared Kushner arrives with his wife and fellow senior advisor Ivanka Trump for the signing ceremony of the Abraham Accords.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair arrives for the ceremony at the White House.
The four dignitaries pose together on the White House balcony ahead of the signing ceremony.
Netanyahu, Trump and Sheikh Abdullah sign the Abraham Accords in English, Arabic and Hebrew.
The delighted quartet display the signed Abraham Accords after the ground-breaking event.