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Herzog Envisions Palestinian Sovereignty Over Parts of Unified Jerusalem

He interpreted President Trump's declaration on Jerusalem to mean that "the limits of Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem are determined by negotiations."

NYT: Egypt Quietly Begins to Accept Jerusalem as Capital of Israel

“We should have buses pick up all the people who say they want to go fight for Jerusalem and actually drive them to Jerusalem. Go fight if you are so tough."

Report: Jordanian King Arrests Brothers and Cousin Over Saudi, Emirati Ties

“His Majesty King Abdullah ... had sent Their Royal Highnesses letters in appreciation of their service after they were referred to retirement from the JAF."

Israeli Chess Federation Demands Compensation for Players Denied Entry by Saudis

FIDE was able to secure the participation in the tournament of chess players from two countries which are, for all intents and purposes, at war with Saudi Arabia – Qatar and Iran.

Saudis Ban 7 Israelis from World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships

FIDE stands to gain 20% of the total prizes, which may explain why they intend to allow the Saudis to discriminate freely against anyone they care to, as long as the checks are in the mail.

Palestinian Authority’s Abbas Visits Riyadh Over Trump’s Jerusalem Declaration

Abbas is in a fury due to the failure of the UN Security Council to pass a resolution forcing the US to rescind its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Saudi Official: Time to Recognize Rights of Jewish People in Jerusalem

“We as Arabs have to recognize that Jerusalem is a Jewish religious symbol as sacred to Jews as Mecca and Medina is sacred to Muslims.”

Ousted Yemen President Killed by Iranian-Backed Houthis

The death is expected to have a major impact on the Iranian-Saudi proxy war taking place in Yemen, the poorest nation in the Arab world.

Resigned Lebanese PM Comes Home

Both Macron and el-Sissi have been engaged in efforts to put the resigned PM back in power in Lebanon.

Hariri ‘Plans to Return to Lebanon for Independence Day Celebration’

"I will participate in the celebrations for our independence and it is there that I will make known my position..."

French President Macron Calls Up Netanyahu After Meeting with Lebanon’s Hariri

France wants to keep Israel up-to-speed with developments in Lebanon.
King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

UK Report: King of Saudi Arabia to Step Down

Unless something dramatic happens, King Salman will announce Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the new king.

IDF Chief Says Israel Willing to Share Intel with Moderate Arab States in First-Ever...

"In this matter [of Iran] there is complete agreement between us and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia."

Israel Co-Sponsors UN Resolution with Saudi Arabia

Saudi Ambassador to the UN Abdallah al-Mouallimi condemned “the grave deterioration in the state of human rights in Syria."

Hariri Promises to Return to Lebanon

Even Hezbollah has called on Hariri to return; his flight from the country threw Lebanon into a political crisis that has paralyzed the government.

Minister Kara Invites Saudi Mufti to Visit Israel

The mufti said fighting against Israel was inappropriate and that Hamas was a "terror organization."

Lebanon’s Sa’ad Hariri: ‘I Am Free, I Will Soon Return to Resign Legally’

"We cannot continue in Lebanon in a situation where Iran interferes in all Arab countries, and there's a political faction that interferes along with it."

Saudi Arabia Joins Bahrain in Travel Ban Against Lebanon

Hezbollah lawmakers called on Saudi Arabia to stop interfering in Lebanese affairs.

Saudi Crown Prince Freezes Rivals’ 1,200 Local, International Bank Accounts

Bloomberg estimates the amount of money confiscated over charges of corruption so far at $33 billion.

Saudi Arabia Charges Iran with ‘Act of War’

Riyadh also says Lebanon appears to be declaring war on Saudi Arabia via aggression by Iran's proxy, Hezbollah.

Saudi King, Crown Prince, Summon Palestinian Authority Leader to Riyadh

Saudi Arabia has promised its ally, the United States, it will fight Iran's attempts to create chaos in the region.

UN Secy-Gen ‘Concerned’ Over Lebanese Prime Minister’s Resignation

"The United Nations remains committed to supporting the security, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Lebanon."

Hezbollah Leader Hassan Nasrallah Urges Lebanese Citizens Not to Riot Over Resignation of Prime...

Bahrain is warning its citizens to leave Lebanon "for their own safety and to avoid any dangers they might encounter.

Saudi Princes Arrested in Purge, Missile Intercepted Over Riyadh

Within hours of the dismissals, the Saudi military intercepted a ballistic missile over Riyadh.

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