Israel normalisation deals: Palestinians lament new agreement with Emirates and Bahrain

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    Hundreds of Palestinians protested on Tuesday against landmark Israeli normalisation deals with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, hours ahead of a signing ceremony at the White House. Hussein Ibish, scholar at the Arab Gulf States Institute, explains. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

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