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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's de facto leader, says Israel has a "right" to a homeland, a notable shift in the kingdom's position

Saudi Crown Prince Claims He’s ‘Not Familiar’ with Wahhabism, Islam ‘a Religion of Peace’

In an interview with the Atlantic conducted from the compound of the Saudi ambassador in Washington, who happens to be his brother, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman offered strong criticism of Iran and some thoughts about the religious, cultural, and economic upheaval in progress in Saudi Arabia. In one remarkable exchange, MBS recognized the right of Israel to exist – a bold step for any Arab leader, let alone the next guardian of Mecca and Medina.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman conducts a meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May with other members of their delegations, inside 10 Downing Street, London, on Wednesday March 7, 2018. Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a royal welcome with high level political talks to begin his …

Saudi Crown Prince Asked to Explain How ‘Equal Pay’ Program Doesn’t Contradict Sharia

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman insisted in an interview with 60 Minutes aired Sunday that he will enact reforms to ensure equality of the sexes, claiming that a Saudi “equal pay” initiative is in the works despite the country not yet allowing women to drive or conduct many basic activities without a male guardian.

In this Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, photo, Yemeni militiamen allied to the country's internationally recognized government prepare to climb a mountain in the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen. Yemen's conflict, which began as a civil war in 2014 and escalated into a regional proxy fight, drags on today. Winning the hardscrabble …

Senior Yemeni Commander Claims Government Is Winning the Civil War

General Nasser al-Dhaybani, a senior commander for Yemen’s internationally recognized but deposed government, predicted in an interview with Sky News on Monday that the government is winning the brutal four-year Yemeni civil war, and could recapture the capital city of Sanaa from Iran-backed Houthi insurgents very soon.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, shown here in March, is visiting the White House on April 3

Egypt Islamist Party Backs Sisi Re-Election Bid

CAIRO – Egypt’s ultra-conservative Islamist Al-Nour party has decided to support President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in his bid to be re-elected in March, the party said on Sunday.

President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi

Egypt Fears Alleged Turkish Plot to Meddle in Elections  

TEL AVIV — Egyptian authorities are concerned that Turkey will try to sabotage the presidential elections scheduled for March to harm the position of incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, an Arab diplomatic source has told Breitbart Jerusalem.

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Rabbi Shmuley: Jewish Community for Sale to Qatar?

At the ZOA dinner, I was shocked to see a highly placed communal leader whom I greatly respect escorting the former Qatari ambassador to the United States to meet attendees.

YEMEN, Aden : Yemenis inspect the site of a suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group on August 29, 2016 at an army recruitment centre in the southern Yemeni city of Aden. Yemeni security officials told AFP that the attacker drove an explosives-laden vehicle into a gathering of …

Islamic State Claims Suicide Attack in Yemen; Six Killed

The Islamic State group affiliate in Yemen claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing early Tuesday that targeted security forces in the southern port city of Aden, killing at least six people and injuring scores.

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Social Media Users in Gulf Debate Arrests of Saudi Princes

TEL AVIV — Prominent social media users in the Gulf have been posting extensively regarding developments in the Saudi royal family after the arrest of dozens of officials in the country, including 11 princes from the royal family, as part of an ongoing fight against corruption.

Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (C) attends a meeting with US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis in Riyadh on April 19, 2017

Saudi Arabia’s Dramatic Transformation Continues with Weekend Arrests

The sweeping arrests of dozens of Saudi businessmen, officials, and even royalty on Saturday – culminating in the arrest of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who is all three, and one of the richest men in the world – is one of the most dramatic events in the Kingdom’s modern history. It is a clear sign of power consolidating around Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, upon whom a great deal of President Donald Trump’s Middle East policy is based.

Iranian Zarif and Obama Prayerful AP Photos

Bolton: Obama’s Islamic State Policy ‘Played Directly Into the Hands of Iran’

Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton joined SiriusXM host Raheem Kassam on Thursday’s Breitbart News Daily to talk about the situation in the Middle East after the fall of the Islamic State, including the threat of Iran, the diplomatic crisis over Qatar, and the possibility of formally designating the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization.

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Watch: Tom Cotton Warns Iranian Threats Against Israel Are Growing

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AK), a leading member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and Senate Intelligence Committee, warned on Monday that the Iranian regime’s threats against Israel are growing through the expansion of its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)’s political and military footprint across the Middle East.

FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2015 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, reviews honor guards, as he takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier outside of Kremlin wall in Moscow, Russia. Seeking to improve the country's image, authorities in Egypt are pulling …

Egypt’s el-Sissi Vows to Quash Terrorism After Police Ambush

CAIRO — In his first remarks after a deadly attack on the country’s police force, Egypt’s president vowed on Sunday to press ahead with the country’s war against terrorism, secure its borders and hunt down militants.