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Where does Trump’s Arab-Israeli deal leave the Palestinians?

The deal between Israel and Gulf Arab nations – the UAE and Bahrain – is being hailed as a game-changing moment for the region. Brokered by US President Donald Trump, it does represent a huge shift in regional relations with huge prospects for trade, commerce, tourism and a strengthened alliance against Iran. But where does it leave the issue at the heart of the conflict? Is it a ‘pathway to peace’ for the Israel-Palestine conflict?