To mark IDC Herzliya’s 20th anniversary, we spent a day following Prof. Uriel Reichman, IDC’s founder and president, and Jonathan Davis, VP for External Relations, around its delightful campus.
Posted on: September 8th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Gulf States
Saudi Arabia has agreed to support an American-led attack on Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stated on Sunday in Paris, where he met with Arab League Secretary General Nabil Elarab and nine Arab foreign ministers. He said “a number of [Arab] countries” are ready to sign a joint declaration blaming Syrian President Bassar […]
Posted on: September 2nd, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
The Arab League, split on whether to back U.S. intervention in Syria, has categorically denied reports that its member states will give the United States air cover in the event of a military attack on the Assad regime. It told the United Nations is backs “deterrence” but avoided using the word “intervention,” despite Saudi Arabia’s […]
Posted on: August 21st, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Israel is seeking an increase in U.S. military aid because of increasing security needs and new US sales of advanced weapons to Arab nations in the Middle East, Defense News reported. Israel is seeking a surge in future US Foreign Military Financing (FMF) grants not only to support its growing security requirements, but to offset […]
Posted on: August 20th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Saudi Arabia said Monday that it and other Muslim countries are ready to bankroll Egypt to make up for any financial aid that the United States might cut. “To those who have announced they are cutting their aid to Egypt, or threatening to do that, (we say that) Arab and Muslim nations are rich with […]
Posted on: August 5th, 2013News & Views → Global
United States diplomatic missions in Israel reopened Monday after a day-long closure due to what was deemed a credible Al-Qaeda threat, but the State Department extended the closure of 19 other diplomatic missions in the Middle East through Aug. 10 “out of an abundance of caution.” “This is not an indication of a new threat […]
Posted on: July 30th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
"In a final resolution, we would not see the presence of a single Israeli - civilian or soldier - on our lands."
Posted on: July 19th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Egypt’s net international reserves rose to reach more than $20 billion due to the oil-rich Gulf States’ recently sent aids, Al-Ahram reported, citing the Central Bank of Egypt’s governor Hisham Ramez. Egypt’s net international reserves dropped in June to $14.9 billion, CBE announced. Foreign reserves had risen in April for the first time since October […]
Posted on: July 17th, 2013News & Views → Global
An American drone strike in Yemen has killed Al Qaeda’s number two terrorist, Said al Shehri, who was freed from Guantanamo Bay in 2007 to Saudi Arabia and later fled to Yemen. Al Shehri has been rumored several times in the past to have been killed, but this time, a senior Al Qaeda official confirmed […]
Posted on: July 17th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Saudi Arabia Airline refuses to issue tickets in New York for Israelis, even if they are only stopping off in Saudi Arabia for a connecting flight, a policy that contradicts federal law. The airline’s website asks travelers for their citizenship but does not have an option available for “Israel” although it does have options for […]
Posted on: July 16th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
If there is any question why Israel has enforced a maritime cargo on the Gaza Coast, it was removed with the release of a gag order that the Navy stopped a weapons smuggling ship in the Red Sea.
Posted on: July 14th, 2013News & Views → Israel
A Saudi court has sentenced a man to 15 years in jail for offering to spy for Israel while he was visiting Jordan, Saudi Arabia media reported Sunday. He allegedly went to the Israeli embassy in Amman to “offer them to cooperate with Israel and provide them with any information they want about Saudi Arabia.”’ […]
Posted on: July 11th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Iran
Satellite imagery indicates that Saudi Arabia has built a previously unknown desert missile site with launch pads that can be aimed at Iran and Israel, the London-based IHS Jane’s Intelligence Review reported Thursday. Saudi Arabia has long been one of the most anti-Israel countries on the diplomatic front but reportedly has cooperated with the Jewish […]
Posted on: July 6th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The Syrian National Coalition, the main opposition organization fighting against the government in Syria, elected Ahmad Jarba as president following a run-off vote held in Istanbul on Saturday, Xinhua reported. A senior SNC official Adib Shishakly told Reuters, “A change was needed,” adding, “the old leadership of the coalition had failed to offer the Syrian […]
Posted on: June 26th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
The Arab world has mined the diplomatic field before Kerry’s visit Thursday. Saudi Arabia tells Kerry the PA musty be a “contiguous” state. Jordan’s King Abdullah: A stalemate will result in violence.
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