Wednesday, February 8, 2023

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Saudi Arabia says normalization with Israel to benefit region, urges Palestine state

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud says normalizing ties with Israel is in the interest of the whole region. He however noted prior to that, Palestinians should be given their “state.”

Saudi Arabia says normalization with Israel ‘matter of time’

Saudi Arabia is looking to normalize ties with Israel, although it will take time, i24NEWS news outlet reported, citing a senior diplomatic official in Riyadh.

Israeli bank head to speak at Saudi investment event

The chairman of Israel's Bank Leumi is due to speak at Saudi Arabia's flagship investment conference in Riyadh on Thursday. It's the latest sign of a potential thawing in relations between the kingdom and Tel Aviv.

‘Mideast NATO mere psyop to fix morale of Arab govts. left alone by US’

A political commentator says the much-talked-about plan to form a NATO-style coalition of Arab states is a mere psychological operation aimed at repairing the morale of the Arab regimes that have been let down by the US despite years of cooperation with Washington.

Expert: Saudi Arabia on normalization path with Israel

The Saudi crown prince has stepped up his diplomatic efforts to break the mould and mark the fifth anniversary of his designation to the post by normalization of relations with Israel and a thaw in ties with the United States, a political analyst says.

Israeli media speculate President Herzog visited Riyadh

Israeli media are reporting that an Israeli aircraft has landed in Riyadh amid comments by the regime’s president to visit to Saudi Arabia.

Report: Israeli, Saudi FMs hold virtual meeting

A virtual summit hosted by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken was held last week to discuss the omicron variant. Reports say Israeli and Saudi foreign ministers were among those taking part in the event.

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