Possible thaw in Egypt-Turkey tensions

Leaders of both countries met briefly at the World Cup in Qatar. By Erin Viner The office of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan released a photograph taken on Sunday of…

US fears Iran strike on Saudis

Washington has warned Tehran that it will respond to any attack on Riyadh. By Erin Viner "We are concerned about the threat picture, and we remain in constant contact through…

US to reassess Saudi ties

United States President Joe Biden is reviewing relations with Saudi Arabia following its decision with the OPEC+ group to slash oil production, particularly focused on the related threat posed by…

Israel honors fallen troops of 1973 Yom Kippur War

A state ceremony was held at the Mount Herzl National Cemetery in Jerusalem. By Erin Viner The Yom Kippur War broke out 6 October when the Jewish State came under surprise attack on the holiest…

Saudis hope to normalize ties with Israel

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud has acknowledged the Kingdom’s keen interest in establishing ties with the Jewish State. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner “We're definitely interested,”…

Saudis open more airspace to Israeli flights

Until now, routes to Israel could overfly Saudi territory to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain after the two Gulf states established ties with the signing of the Abraham…

Iran arrests alleged ‘Israeli spy network’

Iranian police announced the capture of an espionage cell of undisclosed nationality, in addition to the separate arrest of a Swedish national, accused of being affiliated with Israel's secret service.…

Israel’s greatest challenge is Iran

The assessment came from Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz during a briefing to members of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee. By Erin Viner “The State of Israel faces…