Sudan becomes third Arab state to set aside hostilities with Israel this year Israel and Sudan agreed on Friday to take steps to normalize relations in a deal brokered with the help of the United States, making Khartoum the third Arab government to set aside hostilities with Israel in the last two months. Israeli envoys will travel to Sudan for normalisation deal, Netanyahu saysAn Israeli delegation will travel to Sudan in coming days after the two countries agreed to take steps to normalise ties, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday. Trump announces that Israel and Sudan have agreed to normalize relationsPresident Donald Trump announced Friday that Sudan and Israel have agreed to normalize relations -- a foreign policy achievement for the incumbent president less than two weeks before the US presidential election. Trump Announces Sudan Will Move to Normalize Relations With IsraelBut the deal appears to fall short of full diplomatic ties, as there was no mention of opening embassies in the others’ capitals, as Israel is planning to do with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. Israel and Sudan reach U.S.-brokered deal to normalize tiesIsrael and Sudan agreed on Friday to take steps to normalize relations in a deal brokered with the help of the United States, making Khartoum the third Arab government to set aside hostilities with Israel in the last two months. ‘It’s a New Day’: Sudan Exults in Move to Take It Off List of Terror StatesPresident Trump said on Monday that the U.S. plans to lift Sudan’s 27-year designation as a state sponsor of terrorism, enabling Sudan to access international financial networks. Analysis | How Trump’s Sudan gambit could backfireBullying Khartoum into quickly normalizing ties with Israel could undermine the country's delicate transition toward democracy. Sudan signs preliminary deal with GE to boost power provisionThe Sudanese government signed a memorandum of understanding with General Electric on Thursday aimed at increasing power generation by up to 470 megawatts (MW) as Sudan struggles to emerge from an economic crisis and long economic isolation.