Fmr. Saudi Amb. to US slams PA for badmouthing Gulf leaders on peace with Israel

Fmr. Saudi Amb. to US slams PA for badmouthing Gulf leaders on peace with Israel

Prince Bandar Bin Sultan Al-Saud: Palestinian leaders historically placed their bets on the losing party.Mordechai Sones, 10/8/2020, 10:27 AM
Saudi official: We have to focus on our own interest

Saudi official: We have to focus on our own interest

Saudi Arabia’s former intelligence chief again criticizes PA, says it now has high regard for countries such as Iran and Turkey.Elad Benari, 10/8/2020, 6:34 AM
Saudi official blasts PA for condemning UAE, Bahrain deals

Saudi official blasts PA for condemning UAE, Bahrain deals

Former Saudi intelligence chief: Palestinian leadership always bets on the losing side, and that comes at a price.Elad Benari, 10/6/2020, 6:42 AM
Report: Saudis urged UAE and Bahrain to sign deal with Israel

Report: Saudis urged UAE and Bahrain to sign deal with Israel

Report: Saudi Arabia quietly urged UAE and Bahrain to sign deal with Israel, but is unlikely to ink similar deal before US election.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/26/2020, 12:08 AM
Saudi King backs US peace efforts

Saudi King backs US peace efforts

Speaking to UN General Assembly, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman calls for comprehensive solution on Iran.Elad Benari, 9/24/2020, 5:35 AM
Saudis reject deal with Israel, but push outreach to Jews

Saudis reject deal with Israel, but push outreach to Jews

While Saudi Arabia declines to recognize Israel now, Saudis are working to scrub anti-Jewish rhetoric.Anuj Chopra, AFP, 9/23/2020, 8:01 AM
Saudi Arabia: Deal with Iran needs to preserve non-proliferation

Saudi Arabia: Deal with Iran needs to preserve non-proliferation

Saudi Arabia says any nuclear deal with Iran has to continue efforts aimed at making the Middle East free of mass destruction weapons.Elad Benari, 9/23/2020, 4:30 AM
Report: Saudi Arabia has enough uranium for nuclear fuel

Report: Saudi Arabia has enough uranium for nuclear fuel

Saudi Arabian nuclear energy program sees boost with report indicating presence of significant domestic uranium deposits.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2020, 7:47 PM
Trump: Two more countries ready to try joining agreement with Israel

Trump: Two more countries ready to try joining agreement with Israel

US President says "four or five" other Arab countries may soon join the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain in recognizing Israel.Elad Benari, 9/17/2020, 4:44 AM
'I hope an agreement with Saudi Arabia is within reach'

'I hope an agreement with Saudi Arabia is within reach'

Mossad chief: The agreements are a strategic change in the campaign against Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2020, 4:05 AM
Trump expects Saudi Arabia to normalize ties with Israel 'at the right time'

Trump expects Saudi Arabia to normalize ties with Israel 'at the right time'

Speaking to reporters outside the White House, Trump estimates seven or eight or nine more countries will normalize relations with Israel.Elad Benari, 9/16/2020, 1:04 AM
Watch: Saudi blogger sings with Israeli singer

Watch: Saudi blogger sings with Israeli singer

Mohammed Saud excited about peace prospects; sings 'We are believers, sons of believers' in video with religious Israeli singer Amiran Dvir.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2020, 8:11 AM
Report: Trump boasted of saving Saudi Prince over Khashoggi murder

Report: Trump boasted of saving Saudi Prince over Khashoggi murder

Reporter Bob Woodward in new book: Trump boasted he saved Saudi Crown Prince from greater scrutiny over killing of Jamal Khashoggi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2020, 6:37 AM
Saudi Arabia to permit all Israeli flights to fly over its airspace

Saudi Arabia to permit all Israeli flights to fly over its airspace

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner says Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have agreed to open airspaces to all flights from Israel.Elad Benari, 9/9/2020, 11:34 PM
ANALYSIS: Israel's changing position in the world

ANALYSIS: Israel's changing position in the world

The list of countries interested in establishing or improving relations with Israel in a variety of ways is increasing rapidly.Yochanan Visser, 9/9/2020, 2:21 PM
Saudi court overturns death sentences over Khashoggi murder

Saudi court overturns death sentences over Khashoggi murder

Turkey criticizes Saudi Arabian court after it overturns five death sentences over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder.Elad Benari, 9/8/2020, 2:02 AM
Watch: Movie about journalist's murder expected to make splash

Watch: Movie about journalist's murder expected to make splash

On the day his suspected killers were brought to justice, take an inside look at a Hollywood thriller about the Saudi dissident.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2020, 4:56 PM
Saudi Arabia and Bahrain use soft diplomacy to placate Trump

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain use soft diplomacy to placate Trump

Netanyahu has welcomed the Saudi and Bahrain historic air space concessions as stepping stones to Arab-Jewish reconciliation. Op-ed.David Singer, 9/7/2020, 3:30 PM
Saudi King: No normalization with Israel without Palestinian state

Saudi King: No normalization with Israel without Palestinian state

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman speaks to Trump, says kingdom wants to see a solution based on the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative.Elad Benari, 9/7/2020, 3:08 AM
Netanyahu: 'This is a tremendous breakthrough'

Netanyahu: 'This is a tremendous breakthrough'

'Flying over Saudi Arabia will shorten flight times, reduce costs,' Netanyahu says, after Saudis permit flights to Israel in Saudi airspace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2020, 2:43 PM
Saudi Arabia allows UAE flights to Israel to enter its airspace

Saudi Arabia allows UAE flights to Israel to enter its airspace

Saudi government announces it will permit United Arab Emirates flights 'to all countries' to enter its airspace.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 9/2/2020, 2:21 PM
Kushner meets Saudi crown prince

Kushner meets Saudi crown prince

The two discuss the prospects of peace in the region and the importance of resuming Israel-PA negotiations.Elad Benari, 9/2/2020, 4:35 AM
Saudi Arabia is impeding Trump's effort to end the Arab-Israel conflict

Saudi Arabia is impeding Trump's effort to end the Arab-Israel conflict

Late King Abdullah was the architect of the API requiring Israel’s withdrawal from Gaza, Golan, E. Jerusalem and the 'West Bank'. Op-ed.David Singer, 9/1/2020, 11:59 PM
Kushner: Israel-UAE flight allowed to fly over Saudi Arabia

Kushner: Israel-UAE flight allowed to fly over Saudi Arabia

Historic first commercial flight from Israel to the UAE was allowed to use Saudi airspace and not forced to take longer route.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2020, 3:52 PM
Israeli flight to Abu Dhabi to pass over Saudi Arabia

Israeli flight to Abu Dhabi to pass over Saudi Arabia

El Al will operate the first flight from Israel to the United Arab Emirates, which will fly over the skies of Saudi Arabia.Ben Ariel, 8/28/2020, 6:39 AM
Saudi Arabian attempts to derail Trump’s peace plans

Saudi Arabian attempts to derail Trump’s peace plans

Saudi Arabian intransigence may boomerang and put the sovereignty plans back on track. Opinion.David Singer, 8/25/2020, 8:00 PM
Saudi official: The price for ties with Israel is a Palestinian state

Saudi official: The price for ties with Israel is a Palestinian state

Senior member of Saudi royal family reaffirms the kingdom's price for normalizing ties with Israel is the creation of a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/21/2020, 11:09 PM
Trump expects Saudi Arabia to join Israel-UAE agreement

Trump expects Saudi Arabia to join Israel-UAE agreement

Trump calls UAE-Israel accord a good deal, says “countries that you wouldn’t even believe want to come into that deal.”Elad Benari, 8/20/2020, 4:11 AM
Kushner: It would be in Saudi Arabia's interest to normalize ties with Israel

Kushner: It would be in Saudi Arabia's interest to normalize ties with Israel

Trump's son-in-law and advisor says Saudi Arabia should follow in UAE's footsteps and normalize ties with Israel.Ben Ariel, 8/18/2020, 6:22 AM
'Trump will add as many states to agreement as possible'

'Trump will add as many states to agreement as possible'

Dr Kedar believes Gulf states' fear of Trump loss and Iran strengthening lead them to mobilize for agreement to raise Trump's approval.Shimon Cohen, 8/17/2020, 6:05 PM
Saudi Arabia silent over Israel deal but covert ties under focus

Saudi Arabia silent over Israel deal but covert ties under focus

UAE deal with Israel could propel Saudi Arabia to deepen its unofficial relationship with the Jewish state.Anuj Chopra, AFP, 8/17/2020, 7:42 AM
Report: Saudi Arabia constructed 'yellowcake' facility with China's help

Report: Saudi Arabia constructed 'yellowcake' facility with China's help

Western officials say Saudi Arabia has constructed with Chinese help a facility for extracting uranium yellowcake from uranium ore.Elad Benari, 8/5/2020, 4:09 AM
Turkey and the US both wipe out their nation's history

Turkey and the US both wipe out their nation's history

Turkey, under Erdogan, wants to replace Saudi Arabia as leader of the world's Sunni population, erasing Attaturk from its history. Op-edAlan Bergstein‏, 7/28/2020, 7:00 AM
Saudi journalist arrested and incarcerated for expressing pro-Israel opinions

Saudi journalist arrested and incarcerated for expressing pro-Israel opinions

Saudi journalist Abdul Hameed al-Ghobain jailed over his pro-Israel comments and criticism of the Palestinian Authority.Yochanan Visser, 7/19/2020, 10:42 PM
Hamas blocks two Saudi networks from operating in Gaza

Hamas blocks two Saudi networks from operating in Gaza

Hamas blocks Al-Arabiya and Al-Hadath from operating in Gaza over allegations of false reporting.Elad Benari, 7/17/2020, 5:20 AM
Report: Arab leaders won't oppose Israeli sovereignty

Report: Arab leaders won't oppose Israeli sovereignty

Arab world indifferent to possibility of Israeli sovereignty, won't take steps to oppose it, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2020, 9:14 AM
20 Saudis on trial in absentia in Turkey for murder of Jamal Khashoggi

20 Saudis on trial in absentia in Turkey for murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi disappeared after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in 2018. His body has not been found.Y Rabinovitz, 7/3/2020, 3:09 PM
PA praises Saudi Arabia for rejecting Israeli sovereignty plan

PA praises Saudi Arabia for rejecting Israeli sovereignty plan

Saudi Arabia recently denounced Israel’s plans to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria and affirmed its support for the PA.Elad Benari, 6/10/2020, 5:03 AM
Will Saudi Arabia join the Waqf, at Turkey's expense?

Will Saudi Arabia join the Waqf, at Turkey's expense?

Israel, Saudi Arabia, in talks to integrate Saudi representatives into Temple Mount Waqf, Saudi official confirms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2020, 9:11 AM
Senior Saudi, Jordanian officials say moderate Arab states back Israel's sovereignty plan

Senior Saudi, Jordanian officials say moderate Arab states back Israel's sovereignty plan

While Arab leaders officially oppose Israel's sovereignty plan, many have backed the plan in closed-door talks with the US.David Rosenberg, 5/27/2020, 8:28 AM
Saudi Arabia denounces Israeli sovereignty plan

Saudi Arabia denounces Israeli sovereignty plan

Saudi Foreign Ministry says Israeli move to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria could undermine the chances for peace.Elad Benari, 5/22/2020, 6:04 AM
Saudi shows feature Jewish characters, urge ties with Israel

Saudi shows feature Jewish characters, urge ties with Israel

Ramadan shows depicting Jewish life in the 1940s, character calling for business ties with Israel, causing controversy over 'normalization.'Gary Willig, 5/3/2020, 10:36 AM
The Saudis, the Jews, and FDR's dog

The Saudis, the Jews, and FDR's dog

FDR turned to the Saudi king for information about Jewish aspirations for a state. The revealing conversation they had should not be glossed over in light of his grandson's Saudi financed campaign to celebrate FDR's pro-Saudi policies.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 4/21/2020, 12:27 PM
'Saudis see the success of Israel, and want to be like them'

'Saudis see the success of Israel, and want to be like them'

Returning from Saudi Arabia, activist Ken Abramowitz says: 'Deal of the century can help Gulf states have relationship with Israel.'Yoni Kempinski, 2/20/2020, 10:08 PM
Malcolm Hoenlein after visit to Saudi Arabia: Muslim countries want relations with Israel

Malcolm Hoenlein after visit to Saudi Arabia: Muslim countries want relations with Israel

Watch: Conference of Presidents Executive VC speaks about visit to the Arab country and tour through Hezbollah tunnelsYoni Kempinski, Jerusalem, 2/20/2020, 11:57 AM
Saudi minister: Trump deal has 'positive elements'

Saudi minister: Trump deal has 'positive elements'

Saudi Minister says Trump's peace plan has positive elements but may not be implemented due to PA resistance.Elad Benari, 2/14/2020, 5:59 AM
Saudi Foreign Minister: Crown Prince has no plans to meet Netanyahu

Saudi Foreign Minister: Crown Prince has no plans to meet Netanyahu

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is not planning to meet Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 2/14/2020, 4:33 AM
Saudi Arabia calls for Israel-PA talks under US auspices

Saudi Arabia calls for Israel-PA talks under US auspices

Saudi Arabia calls for peace negotiations in order reach agreement that "achieves the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people".Elad Benari, 1/29/2020, 12:14 AM
Saudi Foreign Minister: Israelis cannot visit the kingdom

Saudi Foreign Minister: Israelis cannot visit the kingdom

Saudi Foreign Minister makes clear Israeli citizens are not allowed to come to the kingdom despite Israeli decision to permit such trips.Elad Benari, 1/28/2020, 4:13 AM
i24NEWS in Saudi Arabia, where women now allowed behind wheel

i24NEWS in Saudi Arabia, where women now allowed behind wheel

For first time ever, one is able to see nowadays Saudi women driving happily behind the wheel.i24News, 1/27/2020, 9:43 PM
First time: Israelis will be permitted to enter Saudi Arabia

First time: Israelis will be permitted to enter Saudi Arabia

Interior Minister Deri signs order permitting Israelis to travel to Saudi Arabia, provided there is no party that would prevent such a trip.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2020, 1:29 PM
Saudi Crown Prince linked to hacking of Amazon head's phone

Saudi Crown Prince linked to hacking of Amazon head's phone

UN experts call for investigation into possible involvement of Mohammed bin Salman in hacking of Jeff Bezos’ iPhone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2020, 12:15 AM
US A-G: Shooting at Florida air base was act of terrorism

US A-G: Shooting at Florida air base was act of terrorism

Attorney General William Barr says shooting at a Naval air base in Pensacola was an act of terrorism motivated by "jihadist ideology".Elad Benari, 1/14/2020, 4:36 AM
Report: Saudi servicemen to be expelled from US

Report: Saudi servicemen to be expelled from US

Sources say more than a dozen Saudi servicemen training at US military installations will be expelled in wake of shooting in Pensacola.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2020, 6:16 AM
Five sentenced to death over murder of Saudi journalist

Five sentenced to death over murder of Saudi journalist

Saudi Arabia sentences five to death and three to jail over murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Ben Ariel, 12/24/2019, 2:05 AM
Watch: Saudi blogger's special Hanukkah message

Watch: Saudi blogger's special Hanukkah message

Hebrew-speaking Saudi blogger Mohammed Saud who endorsed Netanyahu sings 'Al Hanissim' in honor of Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2019, 7:31 AM
Saudi journalist's life in danger for writing pro-Israel article

Saudi journalist's life in danger for writing pro-Israel article

Abdul Hameed al-Ghobain says his citizenship was revoked, life threatened for saying Arab states should have better relations with Israel.Yochanan Visser, 12/17/2019, 6:50 PM