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Update 5:17 PM: Mecca Stampede Kills 717 Stone-Throwing Muslims

The death toll now is 717 and rising. Hundreds more were wounded during the stone-throwing ceremony at the hajj pilgrimage.

5 Arab MKs Travel to Jordan to Meet with King Abdullah II

Five Israeli Arab MKs travel to meet with Jordan's King Abdullah II regarding the disturbances on the Temple Mount.

Netanyahu Reiterates: Israel Maintaining ‘Status Quo’ on Temple Mount

PM Netanyahu tells UN's Ban Ki-moon Israel is committed to "strictly" maintaining the status quo at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

Saudi Arabia Warns of ‘Religious War’ Over Temple Mount Clashes

Saudi Arabia is raising the issue of violence at the Temple Mount with the United Nations Security Council.

Towering Crane Collapses on Mecca’s Grand Mosque

At least 107 people are dead and hundreds more are wounded after a crane collapsed Friday at the Grand Mosque in Mecca.

Hamas Officials, Saudi Arabian Firm Hit by US Sanctions

Four Hamas officials and a Saudi Arabian finance firm are hit by US Treasury sanctions.

Kuwait Says Lebanon, Turkey ‘Better Suited’ for Syrian Refugees

A Kuwait official says Syrian refugees should never be allowed to enter his country. Lebanon and Turkey are "better suited" to them.

Saudis Arrest Mastermind of 1996 Bombing that Killed 19 US Airmen on Iran’s Orders

Mughassil, 48, is believed to be the leader of the Iran-supported Hezbollah Al-Hejaz group.

Iranian Oil Production Rises in July

Iranian crude oil production rose in July to its highest level in two years.

Iran Cancels Hamas Visit as Saudi Tug on Gaza Group Is Felt

Iran has canceled a planned visit by a delegation from Hamas in Tehran, following the visit by Hamas leader Khaled Meshal in Saudi Arabia last month.

US Promises to Protect Israel if Iran Attacks

The Obama administration also promises not sell F-35 to any other Middle East country - but for how long?

US Bribing Saudi Arabia with $5.4 Billion Missile Sale after Iran Deal

Saudi Arabia may buy $5.4 billion worth of PAC-3 missiles as part of an effort by the Obama to soothe Riyadh's anger over the...

Foreign Ministry Calls Sunni Arab Nations ‘Israel’s Allies’

Dore Gold pointed out to American Jewish Leaders that Israel and Sunni Muslims agree on Iran.

Former Saudi Ambassador to US: Gulf States Willing to Attack Iran

Prince Bandar said that "ObamaDeal" will "wreak havoc Prime Minister Netanyahu the Middle East."

US Defense Secy Ash Carter: Israel’s Security is ‘Top Priority’

America's defense secretary says Israel's security is a "top priority" for him.

Turkey Hails Nuclear Deal, Saudi Arabia Grim on Future

Turkey hails the nuclear deal between world powers and Iran; Saudi Arabia is grim.

ISIS Vows to Conquer Gaza, Israel & Palestinian Authority

ISIS proclaims its next goal is to conquer Gaza, Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Kuwaiti Bomber was a Saudi

Kuwaiti officials have identified the suicide bomber in Friday's deadly attack in Kuwait City as a Saudi national, Fahad Suleiman Abdulmohsen al-Qabaa, who flew...

WikiLeaks Reveals Saudi Cable: ‘Iran Sent Nukes to Sudan’

WikiLeaks reveals a Saudi cable that claims Iran sent nuclear equipment to Sudan.

Iran ‘Alarmed by Hatred’ – Elsewhere

Iran, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela told the U.N. Human Rights Council their countries are bastions of freedom.

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