Israel and the United Arab Emirates weren't at war, so their new deal is not really a peace accord. Nor does it satisfy the Palestinians, who need Arab nations to support their drive for statehood.
An expert of the Israel-Palestine conflict explains the history of Jewish settlements on the West Bank, and why they are so controversial.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to start the annexation of the West Bank by July 1. It hasn't happened. Why?