Saudi Arabia

Zvi Yehezkeli: 'Something is cooking between Israel and Saudi Arabia'

Zvi Yehezkeli: 'Something is cooking between Israel and Saudi Arabia'

Iranians are 'humiliating Biden administration, and he's not doing anything,' analyst Zvi Yehezkeli says.103FM, 3/9/2021, 2:55 PM
Trump's former envoy to State Department: Condemn the Houthis, unequivocally

Trump's former envoy to State Department: Condemn the Houthis, unequivocally

Jason Greenblatt criticizes State Department spokesman's weak condemnation of Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia.Elad Benari, 3/9/2021, 2:07 AM
Saudis down two Houthi drones

Saudis down two Houthi drones

The Saudi-led coalition says it has downed two attack drones launched by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen.i24NEWS, 3/7/2021, 5:24 PM
Saudis come out against Temple Mount

Saudis come out against Temple Mount

Saudi Twitter users say that Muslims should be praying only towards Mecca.Shlomo Witty, 3/7/2021, 4:55 PM
Our Middle Eastern ‘situational ethics’

Our Middle Eastern ‘situational ethics’

Selective ethics regarding Saudi Arabia as opposed to Iran, Syria and Lebanon can be traced to the makeup of Biden's administration.Op-ed.Sarah N. Stern, 3/6/2021, 7:43 PM
Pompeo: Many people in Saudi Arabia want to normalize ties with Israel

Pompeo: Many people in Saudi Arabia want to normalize ties with Israel

Former Secretary of State expresses hope that Saudi Arabia will join the Abraham Accords.Elad Benari, 3/1/2021, 4:57 AM
US to restrict entry of 76 Saudis

US to restrict entry of 76 Saudis

Secretary of State Antony Blinken announces "Khashoggi ban" which denies entry to foreigners who threaten dissidents.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/26/2021, 10:45 PM
US intelligence: Saudi Crown Prince ordered killing of Jamal Khashoggi

US intelligence: Saudi Crown Prince ordered killing of Jamal Khashoggi

US intelligence report concludes that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the 2018 slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/26/2021, 8:21 PM
Report: Israel, Saudi, Bahrain and UAE in talks on defense alliance

Report: Israel, Saudi, Bahrain and UAE in talks on defense alliance

Israel reportedly in talks with Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates on establishing four-nation defense alliance.Elad Benari, 2/26/2021, 6:02 AM
Biden speaks to Saudi King

Biden speaks to Saudi King

Conversation comes ahead of release of report expected to state that Saudi Crown Prince ordered killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Elad Benari, 2/26/2021, 12:16 AM
US report to single out Saudi Crown Prince over Khashoggi murder

US report to single out Saudi Crown Prince over Khashoggi murder

Declassified version of US intelligence report to state that Saudi Crown Prince approved the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2021, 5:11 AM
Report: Israeli and Saudi officials discussed Biden policy on Iran

Report: Israeli and Saudi officials discussed Biden policy on Iran

Saudi Arabia, like Israel, is troubled by the Biden Administration's position on the Iran nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 2/24/2021, 6:38 AM
Biden snubbing the Saudis?

Biden snubbing the Saudis?

While Biden admin has made contacts with known enemies, it seems to be avoiding regional allies Israel and Saudi Arabia.i24NEWS, 2/16/2021, 6:54 PM
Iran rejects new nuclear negotiations

Iran rejects new nuclear negotiations

Iran’s foreign ministry says there will be no new negotiations or changes to the participants in its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2021, 2:26 AM
Biden admin. halts weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, UAE

Biden admin. halts weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, UAE

American geopolitical expert says US wants to 'make sure American technology isn't leaked to China, Russia.'i24NEWS, 1/30/2021, 10:49 PM
Ahmadinejad calls for 'worldwide peace, brotherhood & security'

Ahmadinejad calls for 'worldwide peace, brotherhood & security'

In an interview with RT, former Iranian President who called for Israel's destruction, now advocates peace between Sunni & Shi'i states.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2021, 10:14 PM
Saudi Arabia intercepts 'hostile target' over Riyadh

Saudi Arabia intercepts 'hostile target' over Riyadh

It is unclear whether the "hostile air target" was fired by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2021, 4:51 AM
Trump pulls off another miracle in the Middle East

Trump pulls off another miracle in the Middle East

Kushner will reportedly be attending the signing ceremony to end the blockade of Qatar. Op-ed.David Singer, 1/5/2021, 9:16 AM
Saudi Arabia agrees to open airspace to Qatar

Saudi Arabia agrees to open airspace to Qatar

Jared Kushner, Avi Berkowitz deliver one more Middle East agreement in last days of Trump Administration.Gary Willig, 1/4/2021, 8:56 PM
Watch: Explosions and gunfire in Aden airport

Watch: Explosions and gunfire in Aden airport

Yemeni government officials under attack at Aden airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2020, 12:54 PM
State Department approves sale of munitions to Saudi Arabia

State Department approves sale of munitions to Saudi Arabia

US State Department approves potential sale of 3,000 precision guided munitions to Saudi Arabia in a deal valued at up to $290 billion.Ben Ariel, 12/30/2020, 5:38 AM
Saudi women's rights activist jailed for 'terrorism'

Saudi women's rights activist jailed for 'terrorism'

The AFP reported that Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul has received a 5 years, 8 months jail sentence.Eitan Divinsky, 12/28/2020, 1:52 PM
Saudi Arabia suspends international flights following new coronavirus mutation

Saudi Arabia suspends international flights following new coronavirus mutation

Saudi Arabia suspends all international commercial flights and entry to the kingdom through land and sea ports for a period of one week.Elad Benari, 12/21/2020, 6:40 AM
Saudi textbooks remove anti-Semitism, but 'more must be done'

Saudi textbooks remove anti-Semitism, but 'more must be done'

Saudi Arabia begins process of removing anti-Semitism, jihadism from school textbooks. Experts say more must be done.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2020, 10:39 AM
Kushner: Inevitable that Saudi Arabia will recognize Israel

Kushner: Inevitable that Saudi Arabia will recognize Israel

Aide to US President says only a matter of time before Saudi Arabia normalizes ties with Israel after Morocco joins UAE, Bahrain, and Sudan.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2020, 6:55 PM
Peace with the Saudis? 'They're waiting for Biden'

Peace with the Saudis? 'They're waiting for Biden'

Expert on international relations explains why Saudi Arabia chose not to join the other states that established ties with Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 12/9/2020, 6:05 AM
Saudi Cabinet reaffirms commitment to Palestinian cause

Saudi Cabinet reaffirms commitment to Palestinian cause

Saudi Cabinet says Palestinian cause is still at the top of the issues it supports, calls on Israel to halt "settlement building".Elad Benari, 12/9/2020, 3:37 AM
Saudi Prince calls Israeli PM a liar: 'How can you believe him?'

Saudi Prince calls Israeli PM a liar: 'How can you believe him?'

Prince Turki Al-Faisal spoke at a video conference also attended by Israeli Foreign Minister who expressed his "regret" at remarks.Y Rabinovitz, 12/6/2020, 9:31 PM
Report: Saudi Arabia, Qatar near US-brokered deal following break in ties

Report: Saudi Arabia, Qatar near US-brokered deal following break in ties

The countries, with US encouragement, are reportedly nearing a deal following a rift that began over 3 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2020, 8:41 AM
Saudi minister: Iran desperate to blame us for anything negative

Saudi minister: Iran desperate to blame us for anything negative

Senior Saudi minister fires back after Iran's foreign minister claims Saudi Arabia played a role in elimination of senior nuclear scientist.Elad Benari, 12/2/2020, 6:32 AM
Saudi Arabia to allow Israeli flights over its territory following appeal by US admin.

Saudi Arabia to allow Israeli flights over its territory following appeal by US admin.

The issue came as a result of either bureaucratic misunderstanding, technical confusion, or Riyadh's frustration with Israel.Eitan Divinsky, 11/30/2020, 6:43 PM
Jared Kushner visits the Gulf

Jared Kushner visits the Gulf

Trump's senior adviser will try to persuade the Saudis to move towards normalization with Israel even before Biden enters the White House.Nitsan Keidar, 11/29/2020, 11:25 PM
Report: Saudi Crown Prince delayed Israel deal because of US election results

Report: Saudi Crown Prince delayed Israel deal because of US election results

Officials say Saudi Crown Prince pulled back from normalization with Israel in part because of US election results.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2020, 6:06 AM
PM & Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman discussed forming united front against Iran

PM & Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman discussed forming united front against Iran

Two leaders also discussed how to relate to incoming Biden administration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2020, 9:27 AM
PA officials hope Saudi Arabia won't establish ties with Israel

PA officials hope Saudi Arabia won't establish ties with Israel

PA officials say normalization of ties with Israel is "an escape from the truth".Elad Benari, 11/24/2020, 5:42 AM
WATCH: Netanyahu meets senior Saudi leaders in Riyadh

WATCH: Netanyahu meets senior Saudi leaders in Riyadh

Israeli officials confirmed reports that Netanyahu, Mossad chief travelled to Saudi capital for meeting with Crown Prince & Mike Pompeo.i24NEWS, 11/23/2020, 7:03 PM
Will Saudis join accords? 'More when than if'

Will Saudis join accords? 'More when than if'

US Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs refrains from disclosing details re Saudis, but says 'more will join accords'.Yoni Kempinski, 11/23/2020, 4:36 PM
Gantz brands leak of secret flight 'irresponsible move'

Gantz brands leak of secret flight 'irresponsible move'

Defense Minister Benny Gantz attacks leak on Prime Minister Netanyahu's flight to Saudi Arabia: 'Israeli citizens should be disturbed.'Hezki Baruch, 11/23/2020, 3:40 PM
Netanyahu discussed normalization with Saudi Crown Prince

Netanyahu discussed normalization with Saudi Crown Prince

Senior Saudi official says Israeli PM and Saudi Crown Prince discussed normalization but did not reach any agreement in last night's meetingDavid Rosenberg, 11/23/2020, 1:34 PM
Netanyahu secretly visited Saudi Arabia

Netanyahu secretly visited Saudi Arabia

Israeli Prime Minister and Mossad chief visited Saudi Arabia with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.David Rosenberg, 11/23/2020, 9:32 AM
'Nobody would be naive enough to go back to Iran deal'

'Nobody would be naive enough to go back to Iran deal'

Saudi Arabia’s UN envoy dismisses the idea that Biden will re-enter 2015 Iran nuclear deal: It has proven its failure to the entire world.Elad Benari, 11/23/2020, 6:14 AM
Saudi FM: Confident Biden will pursue policies that help regional stability

Saudi FM: Confident Biden will pursue policies that help regional stability

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister: Kingdom is interested in normalization with Israel, but only after Palestinian state is established.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2020, 6:41 AM
Reports: Pakistani leaders considering recognition of Israel

Reports: Pakistani leaders considering recognition of Israel

Editor-in-chief of Islamabad Telegraph daily says Pakistani PM 'hesitant' to make steps towards normalization, pressured by Saudis, Trump.ILTV, 11/16/2020, 9:21 PM
ISIS claims attack against foreign diplomats in Saudi Arabia

ISIS claims attack against foreign diplomats in Saudi Arabia

Islamic State says it targeted French diplomats attending ceremony at cemetery in Jiddah because of Mohammed caricatures.Elad Benari, 11/13/2020, 3:28 AM
Saudi king urges 'firm stance' against Iran

Saudi king urges 'firm stance' against Iran

"This firm stance must guarantee that the Iranian regime is prevented from obtaining weapons of mass destruction."AFP, 11/12/2020, 11:08 AM
Saudi King reaffirms support for Palestinian state

Saudi King reaffirms support for Palestinian state

Saudi King Salman says Kingdom supports efforts to bring peace to the region through talks between Israelis and Palestinians.Elad Benari, 11/12/2020, 2:02 AM
Should we care if Biden cools off relations with Saudis?

Should we care if Biden cools off relations with Saudis?

As Saudi Arabia quietly reconciles with Israel, pro-Israel community fears a Biden admin. could treat Saudis as a 'pariah' state. Op-edJonathan S. Tobin, 11/11/2020, 2:00 AM
Saudi Arabia congratulates Biden

Saudi Arabia congratulates Biden

More than 24 hours after TV networks projected his victory, Saudi King and Crown Prince congratulate president-elect.Ben Ariel, 11/9/2020, 1:04 AM
Report: Man attacks guard at French consulate in Saudi Arabia

Report: Man attacks guard at French consulate in Saudi Arabia

Man reportedly attacks security guard with sharp object at French consulate in Jeddah, Saudia Arabia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2020, 12:53 PM
Saudi Arabia: A scapegoat for human-rights abusers

Saudi Arabia: A scapegoat for human-rights abusers

The recent removal of Saudi Arabia from the UNHRC is a farce, part of a charade by worse actors to distract from their own misdeeds. Op-ed.Cliff Smith, 10/28/2020, 9:43 PM
Saudi blogger and Israel fan contracts coronavirus

Saudi blogger and Israel fan contracts coronavirus

Saudi blogger and Israel fan Mohammed Saud reveals on Twitter that he contracted coronavirus and that his father is hospitalized.Ben Ariel, 10/28/2020, 2:01 AM
How To Visit Saudi Arabia: Applying for a Visa and Planning a Trip

How To Visit Saudi Arabia: Applying for a Visa and Planning a Trip

Ever thought of planning a trip to Saudi Arabia, now you can.Sponsored Content, 10/25/2020, 5:05 PM
Normalization with the Saudis - at what price?

Normalization with the Saudis - at what price?

The Saudis have a good many skeletons in the closet that have to be aired and discarded for a peace process to work. Opinion.Gerald A. Honigman , 10/25/2020, 9:37 AM
Next goal: Deal with Saudi Arabia

Next goal: Deal with Saudi Arabia

Saudi crown prince reportedly seeks to advance normalization, but his father is blocking the move.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2020, 8:31 AM
Trump predicts Saudi Arabia will forge ties with Israel

Trump predicts Saudi Arabia will forge ties with Israel

Trump tells reporters at least five countries want to normalize ties with Israel, says he expects Saudi Arabia to be one of those countries.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/23/2020, 9:57 PM
Mossad chief to Saudis: Negotiations with Palestinians should not be a condition for talks

Mossad chief to Saudis: Negotiations with Palestinians should not be a condition for talks

Mossad chief Yossi Cohen: We are in contact with many countries in the region, there is a new atmosphere.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2020, 5:33 AM
Trump envoy: Our conversations with the Saudis have been positive

Trump envoy: Our conversations with the Saudis have been positive

Trump's Middle East envoy Avi Berkowitz says Trump's push for Israeli-Arab rapprochement is gaining momentum.Elad Benari, 10/19/2020, 3:11 AM