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Israel, Bahrain sign MoU aimed at boosting cooperation against Iran

Lazar Berman is The Times of Israel's diplomatic reporter

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs President Dore Gold (L) signs a memorandum of understanding with Bahrain’s Undersecretary for International Relations, Dr. Abdullah bin Ahmad al Khalifa (R) at King David Hotel in Jerusalem, August 8, 2021. (Lazar Berman/Times of Israel)
Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs President Dore Gold (L) signs a memorandum of understanding with Bahrain’s Undersecretary for International Relations, Dr. Abdullah bin Ahmad al Khalifa (R) at King David Hotel in Jerusalem, August 8, 2021. (Lazar Berman/Times of Israel)

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs President Dore Gold signs a memorandum of understanding with Bahrain’s undersecretary for international relations, Dr. Abdullah bin Ahmad al Khalifa.

During a ceremony at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, Gold stresses that the research cooperation will help Israel and Bahrain counter Iran in a “war of ideas.”

“Our cooperation can become a central factor in winning that war,” he says.

It is al Khalifa’s third visit to Israel.

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