A news report revealed that King Abdullah II of Jordan is seeking to mediate between the UAE and Egypt in the coming days, after the deepening of the disagreement between the two countries over the Palestinian file.
There is talk about arrangements for a joint meeting between King Abdullah and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to discuss the issue of the relationship with the Emiratis, and within broader arrangements related to the Palestinian file, as Cairo is expected to witness intensive secret and public meetings, including with Israeli officials.
According to the sources of the Lebanese Al-Akhbar newspaper, the visit of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed, to Jordan yesterday was not an ordinary visit.
The disputes of the Emirates and Egypt have returned again
The differences that had been contained came back again, not because of Egypt’s positions in which the UAE sees an unjustified militancy, and an attempt to play roles that go beyond the rest of the Arab countries wishing to contribute to this file, but also because of the mechanisms and means of work, especially with ignoring Egypt. Involving the UAE and its officials in several meetings and contacts, and the Egyptian-Qatari rapprochement at the expense of Abu Dhabi, which stands alone in facing Doha now.
The newspaper believes that Ibn Zayed is trying to preserve his regional position, and appears as a leader capable of effectively assuming power soon, but what he faces in terms of Egyptian disregard and unprecedented coordination between Cairo and Doha, and even the Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, showing enthusiasm to visit Qatar in response to the invitation of its Emir, reversed the movements of Saudi Arabia is following it closely, without opening any direct talks at the moment.
Key points in the Egyptian-Emirati dispute
The Egyptian-Emirati dispute revolves around main points, most notably the mechanism of dealing with Hamas, and it has deterred Abu Dhabi from ignoring its role and evading its demand to push for an unconditional cessation of rocket fire, in compliance with the Emirati-Israeli normalization agreement, which is expected, despite everything that happened, to be strengthened during The coming period through several joint activities.
The UAE believes that it has lost its bet on the Palestinian file that would enable it to reach the American decision-makers, and that the role that could have been played by Egypt was kidnapped by Egypt, at a time when Cairo is trying to show itself as an “honest” mediator who does not wish to prevail one party over another, and maintains distances from all The parties, including the Israelis themselves, who at times expressed disgust with some of the Egyptian behavior.
In the American moves, many details that angered the UAE, especially after the decision to reopen the American consulate in Jerusalem, a decision that was first communicated to Cairo without Abu Dhabi, while Bin Zayed considers that the change in Sisi’s position and his unilateral actions will affect the bilateral relations between the two countries during The coming period, which prompted the UAE to seek refuge in Jordan.
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According to the sources of the Lebanese newspaper, Al-Akhbar, the ongoing contacts with Doha regarding the Palestinian file also touched on Egyptian interests in Ethiopia, specifically the issue of the Renaissance Dam, but Egypt still prefers to remain silent about this point, which is raised even in the ongoing meetings about Gaza and the reconstruction and a file. reconciliation.
The General Intelligence Service prepares daily reports on the situation in Gaza, and assessments of the position regarding dealing with Israelis or Palestinians alike, at a time when it is expected that there will be radical changes in the mechanism of dealing with the Authority in Ramallah, especially after the Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, has been hardened considerably the Egyptian position during the past few days.
On the other hand, the dismissed leader of the Fatah movement, Muhammad Dahlan, is completely far from the scene, especially in light of the UAE’s retreat and its activity, amid attempts by his close associates to communicate with Egypt more, which is what Cairo welcomes according to its terms that do not give preference to anyone at the expense of The other, even if supported financially, says the same sources.
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