Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

“I tell them that I’m from Jerusalem, Israel. And their first reaction usually is: ‘Wow. Welcome’”

TIMES OF ISRAEL From Qom to Medina: Israeli Jew visits holy sites across Muslim world by Raphael Ahren November 21, 2017 A Russian-born Israeli Jew has been visiting holy sites across the Muslim world, including mosques in Iran, Lebanon, Jordan … Continue reading

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Proposed peace plan stipulates either Saudis should be allowed to possess nuclear weapons — or Israel must give up theirs

JERUSALEM POST Saudi document lays out plans for peace with Israel By Yasser Okbi November 14, 2017 Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar exposed Tuesday morning “The secret document of the Saudi Foreign Ministry,” that it claims includes a road map towards rejuvenating … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman “just executed a sweeping—and risky—purge of his potential political adversaries”

POLITICO What the Hell Just Happened in Saudi Arabia? by Kristian Coates Ulrichsen November 6, 2017 Even by the torrid pace of change Saudis have become used to under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, developments over the past two days … Continue reading

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Dermer on Iran: “When Israel and the Arab states are on the same page that should tell you something” [VIDEO]

CIRCA The Israeli ambassador praised Trump, saying US-Israel relations ‘have never been better’ by Sara Carter October 16, 2017 Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer praised President Donald Trump’s decision to decertify the Iran nuclear deal, saying now … Continue reading

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Israel wants a Tel Aviv-Mecca air route

BLOOMBERG Israel Seeking Saudi Flight Deal to Bring Pilgrims to Mecca by Jonathan Ferziger and Yaacov Benmeleh July 12, 2017 Israel is trying to persuade Saudi Arabia to allow it to send special Hajj pilgrimage flights to Mecca, building on Trump administration … Continue reading

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Qatar, Hamas financial patron, is accused by powerful Arab countries of destabilizing Gulf

ISRAEL HAYOM Arab states cut ties with Qatar over its support of terrorism by staff June 5, 2017 In an unprecedented breach between the most powerful members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates … Continue reading

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“Arab leaders–unlike Trump–understand that Israeli-Palestinian peace is nowhere on the horizon…unlike the Palestinians, Arab states have abandoned the fantasy of an Israeli retreat to the 1949 armistice lines”

COMMENTARY Arab-Israeli Ties: Hostage No More? by Evelyn Gordon May 17, 2017 …But the WSJ story revealed something important about long-term trends in the Middle East–and for once, it’s unabashedly good news. Major Arab states have grown tired of having … Continue reading

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