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RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - MAY 21 : (----EDITORIAL USE ONLY MANDATORY CREDIT - 'BANDAR ALGALOUD / SAUDI ROYAL COUNCIL / HANDOUT' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS----) King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (C) attends the U.S. - Gulf Summit at King Abdul Aziz International Conference Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 21, 2017. The meeting is attended by leaders of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Omans deputy prime minister. (Photo by BANDAR ALGALOUD / SAUDI ROYAL COUNCIL / HANDOUT/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Claim: Saudi King to Retire Next Week

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz will retire next week and announce his son, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman, as his successor, the British Daily Mail reported Thursday, quoting a source close to the Saudi royal family who spoke exclusively with the paper.

Israel's new Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot delivers a speech during his swearing-in ceremony at the Prime Minister's Jerusalem offices on February 16, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MENAHEM KAHANA (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli General in Saudi News Calls for Cooperation Against Iran

Lt. General Gadi Eisenkot, Chief of the General Staff for the Israeli Defense Force, granted a landmark interview to London-based Saudi Arabian online newspaper Elaph in which he discussed Israel and the Saudis cooperating against the “real and largest threat to the region,” namely Iran.