'The Israel-UAE Normalization Is an Arms Agreement': Talks With Six Palestinian Entrepreneurs

Days before the Gaza fighting, businesspeople from Ramallah told Haaretz about the difficulties of survival, the fear of a brain drain and the fading hopes 'The Israel-UAE normalization is not normal. It's an arms agreement': six Palestinian businesspeople on the future of the region

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An aerial image of Ramallah neighborhoods. 'Even though Ramallah has some specific characteristics, one has to keep in mind that it is under the same exact military occupation.'
An aerial image of Ramallah neighborhoods. 'Even though Ramallah has some specific characteristics, one has to keep in mind that it is under the same exact military occupation.'Credit: Michael Panse Flickr page
Omer Carmon
Omer Carmon
Ramallah
Cars and pedestrians crowd a street in downtown Ramallah. "Residents have relatively more available cash than people in other PA cities."Credit: Andrew V Marcus / Shutterstock.com
A street view in downtown Ramallah.Credit: Omer Carmon
A view of Ramallah.Credit: Omer Carmon
A woman pushes a child in a stroller in front of a statue of lions in downtown Ramallah.Credit: Omer Carmon
A Palestinian woman is being stopped by Israeli soldiers at a check point near Ramallah, this year.Credit: MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/Reuters

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