Iran: Appointment of Saudi crown prince a 'soft coup'

Iranian state media criticizes appointment of Mohammed Bin Salman as crown prince and successor to Saudi Arabia's King Salman.Ben Ariel, Thursday, 5:08 AM

Saudi power realignment may favor Israel

Muhammad bin Salman, the son of King Salman of Saudi Arabia appointed to replace deposed Crown Prince, King's nephew Muhammad bin Nayef.Mordechai Sones, Wednesday, 12:17 PM

Egyptian court rules against island transfer to Saudi Arabia

Egypt's high administrative court says previous decisions in favor of transferring Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia were invalid.Ben Ariel, Wednesday, 6:35 AM

Saudi navy intercepts Iranian boat, captures elite force members

Three captured belong to Revolutionary Guard, intended to use explosives for ‘terrorist act’, says Riyadh.Mordechai Sones, 6/19/2017, 8:56 PM

Are Israel and Saudi Arabia getting closer?

British newspaper reports that Israel and Saudi Arabia are in talks to establish formal economic ties.Nitsan Keidar, 6/18/2017, 6:13 AM

Egyptian parliament approves controversial island transfer

Egypt's parliament approves transfer of Sanafir and Tiran to Saudi Arabia,Elad Benari, 6/15/2017, 3:04 AM

Human Rights Watch censures Arab states for closing Qatar Media

Speaking sympatheticallyof Qatar or critically of government Qatar policy considered offense, punishable by prison terms.Mordechai Sones, 6/14/2017, 2:44 PM

Senator Rand Paul blasts Saudi arms sale

'Saudi Arabia is the biggest purveyor of hatred of Christianity and Judaism,' says Paul. 'They're not reliable allies.'Mordechai Sones, 6/14/2017, 12:06 PM

Egyptian committee approves island transfer to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian parliamentary committee approves transfer of Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia.Ben Ariel, 6/14/2017, 5:04 AM

Qatar crisis: UAE accused of bankrolling Turkey coup

Journalist close to Turkish state claims UAE spent $3bn on plot, as Turkish president calls Saudi-UAE-Bahrain blockade on Qatar 'inhumane'.Mordechai Sones, 6/13/2017, 4:14 PM

Iran: US gave green light to terror attacks

Iran blames Saudi Arabia, US, for Tehran terror attacks.Dalit Halevi, 6/11/2017, 8:08 AM

Arab states blacklist entities associated with Qatar

Muslim Brotherhood leader Yusuf al-Qaradawi among 59 individuals blacklisted by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain.Elad Benari, 6/9/2017, 2:06 AM

Hamas rejects Saudi claim that it is a terror organization

Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood blast Saudi Arabia's demand that Qatar stop sponsoring them.Dalit Halevi, 6/8/2017, 6:35 AM

Iran's Guards says Saudi Arabia behind deadly attacks in Tehran

Watch the main stories from Israel and around the world on Channel 2 News.Arutz Sheva staff, 6/8/2017, 12:46 AM

Iran blames Saudi Arabia for attacks in Tehran

Iranian Revolutionary Guard blames Saudi Arabia for deadly attacks on parliament and shrine in which at least 12 were killed.Tal Polon, 6/7/2017, 7:13 PM

McMaster, MEATO and the war against Iran and ISIS

In 2014 only one analyst saw the alliance between the Sunni nations and Israel beginning to coalesce. Now it is an open secret. Mark Langfan, 6/7/2017, 1:17 PM

Did Russian hackers cause rift with Qatar?

According to US reports, Russian hackers planted disinformation in Qatar state news agency, leading to crisis between Arab world and Qatar.Mordechai Sones, 6/7/2017, 10:29 AM

'Relations can be improved - regardless of the Palestinians'

Defense Min. says attempts to renew political talks with PA should not be linked to desire to strengthen ties with Arab states.Mordechai Sones, 6/5/2017, 6:34 PM

Saudi Arabia closes Al Jazeera offices

Move comes after 5 Sunni Arab States cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar over its support for terrorism.Gary Willig, 6/5/2017, 6:27 PM

A fissure in the Arab world

Sunni Arab countries say Qatar supports terror, break ties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2017, 4:02 PM

'I work for my colleagues, for the American people'

Trump’s Hebrew translator lets the president’s words speak for themselves.JTA, 5/31/2017, 9:02 PM

Rift between Saudi Arabia and Qatar to widen?

Saudi Arabia continues blocking Qatari news site, slams refusal to isolate Iran; Iran warns Saudi Arabian government 'will be annihilated.'Guy Cohen, 5/29/2017, 2:24 PM

Several Arab countries block Al-Jazeera website

Website of Qatari-owned television network blocked in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Egypt.Elad Benari, 5/25/2017, 3:06 AM

'There was no promise to move the Embassy'

Justice Minister Shaked says Israel needs to have realistic expectations, says Trump promised his voters - not Israel - to move Embassy.Haim Lev, 5/24/2017, 11:18 AM

'Trump did a great thing'

Efrat's rabbi points out President's true achievement: 'Succeeded in uniting Sunni countries against terrorism; we are no longer isolated'.Benny Tocker, 5/22/2017, 10:51 PM

'Israel's military edge will not be compromised'

Senior American official seeks to calm Israeli concerns over arms deal signed between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia.Elad Benari, 5/22/2017, 3:02 AM

Israel is waiting for President Trump

Watch the main stories from Israel and around the world on Channel 2 News.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/21/2017, 11:28 PM

Israeli officials concerned about US-Saudi military deal

Israel Ministers worry $110 billion deal between President Trump and Saudi Arabia could erode Israeli's qualitative edge.Gary Willig, 5/21/2017, 9:53 PM

Trump: Hamas and Hezbollah are terrorist organizations

President Trump slams Islamic terror groups in first speech abroad since inauguration, expresses hope for regional efforts against terror.David Rosenberg, 5/21/2017, 7:15 PM

Ivanka's rabbi: I didn't permit them to fly on Shabbat

Rabbi who converted Ivanka Trump denies granting couple permission to fly on Shabbat, calls rumors 'fake news.'Chana Roberts, 5/21/2017, 11:49 AM

Feiglin: Tell Trump 'no thanks'

Former Likud MK says Trump is arming Saudi Arabia with weapons which may be used against Israel.Hezki Baruch, 5/21/2017, 9:50 AM

Saudi Arabia 'optimistic' about Trump's peace efforts

Saudi Foreign Minister says the kingdom is optimistic about Trump’s ability to broker peace between Israel and PA.Elad Benari, 5/21/2017, 5:58 AM

A Sabbath meal of fruit and crackers

President Trump's Chief Legal Adviser is a religious Jew - who stayed in his Saudi Arabia hotel room on Friday night.Uzi Baruch, Chana Roberts, 5/21/2017, 12:39 AM

Trump takes part in traditional ardha dance in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian King Salman dances with US President Donald Trump in traditional ardha dance on Saturday night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2017, 10:46 PM

WATCH: Trump will 'unite civilized world against terrorism'

In weekly address, President Trump says first presidential trip aims to unite world against terrorism, calls PM Netanyahu a 'good friend.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2017, 10:02 PM

Deals in hundreds of billions signed in Riyadh

General Electric and Lockheed Martin sign deals, and Saudi Arabian Oil says it will enter into $50 billion deal with US.Guy Cohen, 5/20/2017, 9:38 PM

Trump to unveil new peace plan?

New initiative will have Israel and PA talking for 12-16 months without stopping construction in Judea and Samaria, says report.Guy Cohen, 5/20/2017, 9:18 PM

Saudi Arabia, U.S. blacklist Hezbollah leader

Saudi Arabia and the United States blacklist Hashem Safieddine, president of Hezbollah's executive council.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/20/2017, 12:07 AM

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner fly to Saudi Arabia - on Shabbat

Trump's Orthodox Jewish daughter and son-in-law join him on trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, and Rome, get rabbi's approval for Shabbat flight.David Rosenberg, 5/19/2017, 9:47 AM

UN to jailed Islamic dissidents: "You will love it" 

Nothing like a UN conference in a country that turns the entire UN into a bitter joke. Giulio Meotti, 5/12/2017, 2:00 PM

U.S. Embassy in Saudi Arabia omits Trump Israel visit

Rep. Eliot Engel calls out Embassy in Saudi Arabia for posting video that edited out mention of Trump's visit to Israel.Elad Benari, 5/9/2017, 1:07 AM

Saudi dad names baby girl after Trump's Jewish daughter

Saudi father names baby girl 'Ivanka' challenging colleagues who tell him government won't approve the name.Chana Roberts, 5/8/2017, 1:35 PM

Iran threatens Saudi Arabia

Iran’s defense minister threatens to leave no part of Saudi Arabia untouched if Riyadh "does anything ignorant".Elad Benari, 5/8/2017, 5:36 AM

'Ladies first'

Journalist enters the Saudi political system to fight for women's rights., 5/7/2017, 11:50 AM

Report: Iran gives $600 million to Hezbollah

According to the report, the aid included funds from the US and other countries.Dalit Halevi, 5/6/2017, 10:50 PM

Saudi Arabia welcomes Trump visit

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says Trump's upcoming visit will enhance cooperation between the United States and Muslim countries.Ben Ariel, 5/5/2017, 2:36 AM

Iran: Saudi Arabia supports terrorism

Iran criticizes Saudi Arabia after the Saudi deputy crown prince rules out dialogue with Tehran.Ben Ariel, 5/4/2017, 6:44 AM

Merkel won't wear headscarf in Saudi Arabia

German Chancellor chooses not to wear headscarf during talks with the Saudi king.Ben Ariel, 5/1/2017, 4:37 AM

Saudi official: Iran planned to take over Yemen

Saudi Arabia's Operation Decisive Storm against Iranian interests in Yemen continues.Hillel Fendel, 4/30/2017, 5:07 AM

Saudi man condemned to death for blaspheming inventor of Islam

Ahmad al-Shamri, in his 20's, loses two appeals after arrest for blasphemy; recorded denouncing Islam founder on social media.Mordechai Sones, 4/27/2017, 7:24 PM

One for Ripley's: Saudi Arabia on UN Gender Equality Commission

Believe it or not: Saudi Arabia, ranked 134th out of 145 for gender equality in 2015, is to join the UN Commission on Status of Women.Hillel Fendel, 4/23/2017, 5:06 PM

Egyptian court allows transfer of islands to Saudis

Egyptian court rules that decision to block transfer of Red Sea Islands to Saudi Arabia is void.Ben Ariel, 4/3/2017, 4:46 AM

Trump to meet top Saudi prince

Saudi Arabian Deputy Crown Prince to visit Washington, speak with Trump on energy prices, Middle East conflicts.Chana Roberts, 3/13/2017, 4:22 PM

Iran blasts cooperation between Israel, Saudi Arabia

Tehran slams Islamic 'collaboration' with Jewish state to contain Iran's nuclear ambitions, efforts to destabilize region.AFP, 2/20/2017, 11:12 AM

'Iran knows where the red lines are, if they are drawn clearly'

Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister speaks about Iranian threat and what he expects from Trump.Chana Roberts, 2/19/2017, 2:48 PM

Watch: Saudi naval vessel attacked by rebels

A Saudi warship is attacked as onlookers shout 'Death to America, death to Israel.', 1/31/2017, 11:04 AM

Trump and Saudi King agree to fight terrorism

U.S. President and Saudi King speak for over an hour by telephone, agree to step up cooperation.Ben Ariel, 1/30/2017, 4:13 AM