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“Israeli media didn’t disclose what was discussed at reported Israel-Saudi Arabia meeting, but cross-currents involving Iran and the transition from a Trump administration to a Biden White House could be at play”

JERUSALEM POST PA: We hope Saudi Arabia won’t join normalization with Israel by Khaled Abu Toameh November 23, 2020 Palestinian officials in Ramallah said on Monday they were not surprised to hear of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s secret visit to … Continue reading

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“Egyptian Islamic scholar Saad Eddin Al-Hilali expressed concern that Biden, if elected, will continue in the footsteps of Obama and endorse the Islamists”

GATESTONE INSTITUTE Arabs Warn Biden: Do Not Embrace Islamists by Khaled Abu Toameh November 19, 2020 In a clear message directed to a possible US administration under Joe Biden, Saudi Arabia and Egypt have warned against supporting the Muslim Brotherhood … Continue reading

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Obama appointee Zogby polls the Arab world, reports dramatic levels of support for US brokered peace plan

WASHINGTON EXAMINER Surprise: Majority of Arabs back Trump Middle East peace plan, 79% of Saudis by Paul Bedard October 16, 2020 In a surprise that experts didn’t see coming, most Arabs in countries that would be affected by President Trump’s … Continue reading

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“In unsparing interview, Bandar bin Sultan, an ex-envoy to US and spy chief, says Palestinians took Riyadh’s support for granted, slams ‘reprehensible’ criticism of UAE-Israel deal”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Saudi prince: Palestinian leaders have been ‘failures’ for 70 years by Staff October 6, 2020 Palestinian leaders are “failures” who have consistently missed opportunities for a settlement with Israel and who are aligning themselves with the enemies … Continue reading

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“King Salman of Saudi Arabia informs US President Donald Trump that he will not pursue a peace deal with Israel until a “fair and permanent solution” is reached on the Palestinian issue”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Saudi king links normalization with Israel with Palestinian statehood by Reuters and ILH staff September 7, 2020 King Salman of Saudi Arabia has informed US President Donald Trump there would be no normalizations with … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia decision “not specific to Israel, but rather part of a larger arrangement to open its skies to everyone, even those countries such as Israel with whom it does not have relations”

JERUSALEM POST Saudi Arabia to open its airspace to Israel in nod to Middle East peace by Tovah Lazaroff, Omri Nahmias September 2, 2020 Saudi Arabia announced it would allow Israeli flights to the United Arab Emirates to cross its … Continue reading

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US Justice Department: “Justice is overdue for the many victims of Iranian-supported terror”

ARAB NEWS US court orders Iran to pay $879m to 1996 Khobar bombing survivors July 10, 2020 A US federal court has held Iran responsible for the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia where US forces were … Continue reading

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“Senior officials in the moderate Arab countries made it clear that, despite the pan-Arab stance against the annexation plan, behind the scenes the move is not being challenged as forcibly as the Palestinians might hope”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) ‘Next few weeks will determine whether future decades will see peace or bloodshed’ by Daniel Siryoti May 27, 2020 …Arab sources told Israel Hayom Tuesday that while Arab leaders were concerned that the unilateral annexation of … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia: “Our Relations with Israel Are Warm, Have Gone Beyond Normalization”

MEMRI Saudi Writer Abdulhameed Al-Ghobain: Saudis Care about National Interests, Not about the Palestinian Cause from BBC Arabic May 10, 2020 …Abdulhameed Al-Ghobain: “I am talking about public opinion. Today, the public is informed. There is a deluge [of opinions] … Continue reading

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Saudi TV: “The episode represents one of the first times a Saudi cultural project has shown Israel in a good light”

ALGEMEINER Episode of New Saudi TV Series Presents Positive View of Israel by Benjamin Kerstein April 28, 2020 A new Ramadan television series is making waves in the Arab world, arousing controversy for taking a relatively positive view of Israel. … Continue reading

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