'Our region is not Switzerland,' Israeli minister says amid concerns Qatar may buy F-35 jets from US -- RT World News

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Published: Oct 12, 2020
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97% Conservative


Bias Score Calculation:

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 97% Conservative:

  • 1 negative sentiment for Iran
  • 1 negative sentiment for United Nations


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Iran

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90% "Our security and military superiority in the region are the most significant things for us, Cohen stressed.""
87% "At the same time, the New York Times reported that Netanyahu's objection to the deal is just a facade, as he privately approved the ..."
76% "Back in August, Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu voiced open opposition toward the potential UAE-US deal.""
73% "Qatar's formal request for the jets was reported on Wednesday by Reuters, which cited three unnamed officials familiar with the deal.""
72% "Doha has reportedly already submitted a formal request to Washington to greenlight such a deal.""
-67% "Speaking to Israeli Army Radio on Sunday, Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen said Tel Aviv would firmly oppose the sale of the 5th-generation stealth jets ..."
-68% "However, reports suggest Washington was actively seeking to maneuver past Israel's opposition and strike a preliminary deal with the UAE by December.""
-83% "Israel will oppose any deal to sell US-made F-35 fighter jets to Qatar, the country's intelligence minister said.""
-84% "Qatar may be following the path of the United Arab Emirates, which was given a chance for a potential F-35 purchase after it struck ..."
-96% "Negotiations on the planes have not been confirmed yet, neither by Washington nor by Doha.""

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

25% : The US' own laws effectively prohibit sales of advanced armaments to nations of the Middle East except for Israel.
7% : Unlike the UAE, Qatar maintains ties with Israel's arch-enemy, Iran, as well as the Palestinian militant group Hamas, thus making the chances of Tel Aviv's acceptance of the potential F-35 deal even slimmer.
90% : "Our security and military superiority in the region are the most significant things for us," Cohen stressed.
87% : At the same time, the New York Times reported that Netanyahu's objection to the deal is just a facade, as he privately approved the purchase.
76% : Back in August, Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu voiced open opposition toward the potential UAE-US deal.
73% : Qatar's formal request for the jets was reported on Wednesday by Reuters, which cited three unnamed officials familiar with the deal.
72% : Doha has reportedly already submitted a formal request to Washington to greenlight such a deal.
33% : Speaking to Israeli Army Radio on Sunday, Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen said Tel Aviv would firmly oppose the sale of the 5th-generation stealth jets to the Gulf state.
32% : However, reports suggest Washington was actively seeking to maneuver past Israel's opposition and strike a preliminary deal with the UAE by December.
17% : Israel will oppose any deal to sell US-made F-35 fighter jets to Qatar, the country's intelligence minister said.
16% : Qatar may be following the path of the United Arab Emirates, which was given a chance for a potential F-35 purchase after it struck a US-brokered agreement on normalization of ties with Israel.
4% : Negotiations on the planes have not been confirmed yet, neither by Washington nor by Doha.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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