UAE shelves preparations to host Netanyahu as Israeli PM's electioneering irks MbZ: reports

The UAE has suspended preparations for a summit with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Arab states with newly-normalised ties with Israel, Israel’s Yedioth Ahronoth daily reported on Thursday. The news follows reports that UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed has become increasingly annoyed with Netanyahu’s use of UAE-Israel ties for electioneering. The embattled Israeli premier is due to fight his fourth election in less than two years later this month, amid unresolved legal battles that have dogged his recent years in office. At a recent campaign rally, Netanyahu boasted to suppor…

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