Because of the elections, Israel missed a strategic opportunity!

The inability to form a new government in Israel and as a result, going to new elections, has put spokes in the wheels of the wagon that made historic progress on the road to relations with the Arab world. Oded Revivi, Mayor of Efrat, 6/24/2019, 4:27 PM

'US economic plan important, but so is political process'

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister: Whatever the Palestinians accept, I believe everybody else will accept.Elad Benari, 6/24/2019, 6:23 AM

Saudi Crown Prince blames Iran for attacks on oil tankers

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman: We do not want a war in the region, but we won't hesitate to deal with any threat.Ben Ariel, 6/16/2019, 5:40 AM

Report: Saudis escalated ballistic missile program

US government obtains intelligence that Saudi Arabia has significantly escalated its ballistic missile program with the help of China.Elad Benari, 6/6/2019, 4:07 AM

Saudi King calls for establishment of Palestinian state

At emergency Arab summit in Mecca, Saudi King Salman calls for Palestinian state, blasts Iran's "criminal" actions.Elad Benari, 5/31/2019, 2:04 AM

Arab Allies want Israel to crush Hamas

Arab autocrats, who need Israel far more than Israel needs them, desire a confident Israel to crush its enemies, not a craven country that bends to terrorists. Rafael Castro, 5/27/2019, 4:30 PM

The Saudi journalist's advice to the PA

Journalist from Saudi Arabia accuses PA of missing another opportunity by boycotting US-led economic conference in Bahrain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2019, 6:39 PM

UAE, Saudi Arabia to participate in US-led economic workshop

United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia will take part in workshop in Bahrain in which part of US peace plan will be presented.Elad Benari, 5/22/2019, 6:42 AM

US-bound Saudi oil tankers 'heavily damaged' in attacks

Following US warnings of Iranian attacks, two Saudi tankers bringing oil to US hit in sabotage attacks, leaving them seriously damaged.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2019, 9:03 AM

Saudi Arabia beheads 37 citizens, pins one headless body to pole

Interior Ministry assures us executions carried out in full accordance with Islamic law.Mordechai Sones, 4/23/2019, 9:43 PM

'Arab leaders pressuring Palestinians to accept Trump plan'

Despite PA opposition, Arab world, especially Saudis, pressuring PA leaders to accept US peace plan, says Fatah leader.David Rosenberg, 4/22/2019, 9:53 AM

Trump vetoes measure to end US military support for Saudis

US President Donald Trump vetoes measure that would have cut off US military support for the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen's civil war.Elad Benari, 4/17/2019, 4:03 AM

Saudi nuclear facility may be completed within a year

New satellite images show construction of Saudi nuclear facility advancing rapidly, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2019, 12:47 PM

IAEA: Saudi nuclear reactor is no secret

IAEA chief says his agency asked Saudi Arabia to agree to safeguards on nuclear material for its first atomic reactor.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/6/2019, 12:47 AM

Saudi Arabia gave Khashoggi's children millions in 'hush money'

Khashoggi's two sons and two daughters now own $4 million dollar houses in Jiddah and may receive tens of millions more.Sara Rubenstein, 4/5/2019, 9:37 AM

Saudi King rejects US Golan recognition

King Salman rejects President Trump's decision to recognize Israel's sovereignty on the Golan Heights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2019, 2:57 PM

US approves applications to sell nuclear tech to Saudi Arabia

Energy Secretary Rick Perry says six applications for US companies to sell nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudis approved.Elad Benari, 3/29/2019, 5:13 AM

Saudis excoriate US over recognition of Golan as Israeli

Saudi Arabia condemns Trump's decision to recognize Golan Heights as Israeli sovereign territory, claims move violates international law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2019, 8:09 AM

Senate votes to end support for Saudis in Yemen

Despite Trump's objection, Senate votes to end support for the Saudi Arabian-led war effort in Yemen.Ben Ariel, 3/14/2019, 3:03 AM

Plane turns around after mother forgets child at airport

Pilot requests to return to airport after passenger demands to be reunited with child.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2019, 10:13 AM

Saudi Arabia welcomes British ban of Hezbollah

Saudi Arabia says British decision to outlaw the political wing of Hezbollah is an "important and constructive" step.Elad Benari, 3/6/2019, 6:38 AM

Saudi Arabia revokes bin Laden's son's citizenship

Announcement comes one day after US offers reward for information leading to Hamza bin Laden's capture.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/1/2019, 11:11 PM

The next 9/11

The Houthis - or Ansar Allah - motto, displayed on their flag, says it all: “God is great! Death to the U.S.! Death to Israel! Curse the Jews and victory to Islam!”Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, 2/28/2019, 12:39 AM

VP Spiro Agnew asked Saudis for money to fight US 'Zionists'

Former Vice President Spiro Agnew lobbied Saudi Arabia for money to 'continue fight' against US Zionists.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/24/2019, 6:17 PM

Saudi Arabia names first female ambassador

Princess Rima bint Bandar to serve as Saudi ambassador to the United States amid tensions over Khashoggi murder.Elad Benari, 2/24/2019, 6:44 AM

Saudi FM: We made our position on Israel-PA peace clear

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister stresses the Kingdom's position on Israel-PA peace is based on the Arab Peace Initiative.Elad Benari, 2/15/2019, 2:32 AM

Watch: Arab leaders back united front with Israel against Iran

Foreign Ministers from Bahrain, Saudi Arabia say Iran threatens the rest of the Middle East, undermines Arab-Israeli peace efforts.Yoni Kempinski, Warsaw, 2/14/2019, 9:15 PM

Saudi Prince: Public meeting with Israeli officials not close

Saudi Prince Turki Al-Faisal tells Channel 13 News relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia can't improve without progress on peace.Elad Benari, 2/14/2019, 3:34 AM

Report: Netanyahu rejected a Saudi peace initiative

PM Netanyahu rejected a Saudi peace initiative presented to him at a secret meeting after the 2014 Operation Protective Edge.Elad Benari, 2/13/2019, 2:03 AM

Experts say Saudis testing ballistic missiles

Satellite images appear to show a military base inside Saudi Arabia to be testing and possibly manufacturing ballistic missiles.Elad Benari, 1/27/2019, 4:25 AM

Rahaf's Saudi family will never, ever stop coming after her

The Saudi teen remains in real and terrible danger because she has renounced Islam. She has shut down her Twitter account due to death threats.  Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 1/13/2019, 12:00 PM

Trump’s support of MBS all the more Important amid Syria withdrawal

Washington has had its disagreements over human rights abuses and other matters with other current allies. The Saudis are crucial to US interests in many areas. Dr. Ted Gover, 1/7/2019, 11:51 PM

Trial starts for 11 Saudis accused of Khashoggi slaying

Hearing for those accused of planning the murder of journalist begins. Five of the defendants face the death penalty.Tzvi Lev, 1/3/2019, 5:36 PM

Turkey-Iran-Qatar entente to replace US-Israel-Saudi Arabia?

Pro-Putin think-tank publishes editorial stating new axis represented by Iran, Turkey, and Qatar, has been formed.Mordechai Sones, 1/3/2019, 4:10 PM

Will Filipino flights to Israel go through Saudi Arabia?

Philippine government reportedly in talks with Saudi Arabia for the rights to fly through its airspace on a direct flight path to Israel.Ben Ariel, 1/3/2019, 4:36 AM

Saudi Arabia transfers $50 million to UNRWA

UN agency for “Palestinian refugees” praises Saudi Arabia as "valued partner".Elad Benari, 12/30/2018, 6:39 AM

The American Exodus from Syria

Israel would, of course, much prefer that the American forces remain in Syria, but their pullout is far from a tragedy and even provides a window of opportunity.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 12/29/2018, 7:30 PM

Saudi king shuffles gov't amid backlash over Khashoggi killing

King Salman appoints new foreign minister and hires new intel leaders amid fallout over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.Tzvi Lev, 12/27/2018, 10:39 PM

Taqiyya and the Art of the Deal

Maximize the options: “I never get too attached to one deal or approach… I keep a lot of balls in the air, because most deals fall out, no matter how promising they seem at first.” Donald Trump, Third principle, The Art of the Deal. Meir Jolovitz, 12/27/2018, 7:50 AM

Khashoggi killing could harm unofficial Saudi ties with Israel

Report suggests political fallout from killing of Saudi dissident journalist could harm kingdom's unofficial ties with Israel.Sam Sokol, JTA, 12/19/2018, 7:52 AM

Saudi Arabia criticizes Senate position on Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia insists murder of journalist does not reflect its policy after Senate votes to end US support for Yemen war.Elad Benari, 12/17/2018, 1:39 AM

Bahrain supports Australia's recognition of J'lem as capital

Bahrain says that 'Australia’s position does not hamper the legitimate demands of the Palestinians.' Erekat slams 'irresponsible policies'.Tzvi Lev, 12/15/2018, 10:20 PM

Report: Saudi prince planning Netanyahu meeting, hosted by Trump

Report claims Saudi Crown Prince planning 'game-changing' meeting with Israeli Prime Minister, to be hosted by Donald Trump.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2018, 10:26 AM

Senate calls to end US support for war in Yemen

Amid tensions over Khashoggi murder, US Senate approves resolution to end support for Saudi-led war in Yemen.Ben Ariel, 12/14/2018, 5:06 AM

Aide claims Saudi Arabia complicit in Arafat assassination

Arafat former aide Bassam Abu-Sharif claims possession of document proving Saudi complicity in Arafat assassination.Mordechai Sones, 12/11/2018, 4:11 PM

House may probe Kushner's ties with Saudi Crown Prince

House Foreign Affairs Committee plans to conduct thorough review of US policy towards Saudi Arabia.Ben Ariel, 12/11/2018, 5:13 AM

Saudi FM: We don’t extradite our citizens

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister rules out Turkey's request to extradite suspects in murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Ben Ariel, 12/10/2018, 5:39 AM

Khashoggi's final words: I can't breathe

Source briefed on investigation of Saudi journalist's murder provides details on transcript of audio recording of his death.Ben Ariel, 12/10/2018, 4:33 AM

Report: Kushner offered Saudi Crown Prince advice

Report says Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser continued to have private conversations with Saudi Crown Prince after Khashoggi murder.Ben Ariel, 12/9/2018, 2:25 AM

Report: Israel approved sale of spy software to Saudi Arabia

Washington Post reports that Jewish State gave Israeli cyber company NSO go ahead to sell advanced monitoring software to Saudi Arabia.Tzvi Lev, 12/8/2018, 10:33 PM

Saudi Arabia and Trump’s wisdom of low expectations

Trump’s view is the big picture, which shows that it’s mostly scoundrels out there in the big world, so there isn’t much choice when it comes to finding a partner. Jack Engelhard, 12/6/2018, 9:32 AM

Turkey demands extradition of Saudi crown prince's allies

Turkish authorities seeking arrest of Saudi officials close to Crown Prince in connection with death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.David Rosenberg, 12/5/2018, 11:11 AM

GOP senators convinced Crown Prince ordered Khashoggi murder

Leading Republican lawmakers say "zero question" that Saudi Crown Prince ordered brutal murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Ben Ariel, 12/5/2018, 2:05 AM

Lawsuit blames Israeli tech company for murder of journalist

Friend of murdered Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi sues NSO Group for allegedly providing Saudi Arabia with spyware used against dissidents.Gary Willig, 12/3/2018, 10:40 PM

Saudi Arabia loses tournament for refusing visas to Israelis

World Blitz and Rapid Championships relocates to Russia after Saudi Arabia refuses to grant visas to Israeli players.JTA, 12/3/2018, 10:00 PM

Report: Saudis, Egypt push Arab countries to trade with Israel

Report says Saudi, Egyptian leaders discussed how to encourage Arab countries to develop relations with Israel as part of US peace plan.Tal Polon, 11/29/2018, 1:02 PM

Pompeo: No evidence connecting Crown Prince to Khashoggi murder

US Secretary of State warns against weakening US-Saudi ties over the killing of Saudi journalist.Ben Ariel, 11/29/2018, 3:06 AM