Minister of Investment Khalid Al-Falih also announced that Riyadh will host three summits on the Hamas war.
“The United States does not seek conflict with Iran; we do not want this war to widen. But if Iran or its proxies attack US personnel anywhere, make no mistake, we will defend our people, we will defend our security, swiftly and decisively.”
Qatar: “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs holds Israel alone responsible for the current escalation due to the ongoing violations of the rights of the Palestinian people."
Shortly after Blinken’s visit, Defense Minister Yoav Gallant is scheduled to fly to the United States for meetings in Washington DC on the normalization process with Riyadh.
Blinken's trip will include a visit to Ramallah in the Palestinian Authority.
The Saudis are not pressuring Israel to make hefty concessions to the Palestinian Authority.
The Saudi want peace with Israel and a defense treaty with the US, that's all they care about.
For Netanyahu, a peace agreement with Saudi Arabia would be a game changer.
The decision came in response to objections from Palestinian Authority residents expressed on social media prior to the visit.
Let’s hope the Saudis read her old tweet with great interest.
Saudi aid to the Palestinian Authority dropped from $174 million a year in 2019 to zero in 2021.
"Tourism is a bridge between nations," Katz said. "Partnership on tourism issues has the potential to bring hearts together and create economic prosperity.
Israeli officials are "quietly working" with the White House to develop a "US-run, uranium-enrichment operation" in the kingdom.
“Every day we are getting closer to an agreement with Israel,” he said. “For us, the Palestinian issue is very important. We need to solve that part."
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“The law explicitly requires that any war and peace decision must be brought to the cabinet for discussion and approval.”
There is no reason to think the Saudis want anything less as a condition for normalization, in addition to US security guarantees and nuclear technology.
Riyadh reportedly asked Washington to freeze negotiations over the Netanyahu government's stance on concessions to the Palestinian Authority.
he top U.S. diplomat said that for Riyadh, too, progress on the "Palestinian" issue was necessary for the normalization process to move forward.
The development comes amid a U.S.-led effort to persuade Riyadh to join the Abraham Accords.
Every time Tom Friedman writes a column, an angel gets his tricycle.
Some within the PA believe they will lose out from a Saudi normalization.
The kingdom contributed billions to Palestinian Authority Arab causes until cutting off funding over corruption.
The Israelis spent the night in a hotel in Saudi Arabia.
Air Seychelles flight HM22/SEY022 to Tel Aviv made an emergency landing in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
The U.S. secretary of state said Saudi Arabia will need to show Muslims it extracted major achievements for the "Palestinians" in any normalization deal.
Jake Sullivan has traveled to Riyadh numerous times over the last six months in a bid to broker an agreement.
The Prime Minister’s Office clarified that Israel has not agreed to any of its neighboring countries having a nuclear program, without distinguishing between military and civilian programs.
The timing was not accidental when Saudi Arabia announced its ambassador to Jordan will also take on the roles of ambassador to the Palestinian Authority and consul general in eastern Jerusalem.
While rumors abound over alleged progress in US-Saudi talks on a possible deal for normalization with Israel, Saudi Arabia has clearly demonstrated its engagement with Ramallah, rather than Jerusalem.
Israeli concessions do not a Palestinian State make.