Tag: Israel-Saudi Arabia relations

MECCA, SAUDI ARABIA - SEPTEMBER 15: Prospective pilgrims make the farewell circumambulation of the Kaaba on the last day of Eid Al-Adha, after stoning of the devil ritual during Hajj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia on September 15, 2016. Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid Al-Adha, to commemorate the holy Prophet Ibrahim’'s (Prophet …

Israel Seeks Direct Tel Aviv-Mecca Flights for Pilgrims

TEL AVIV – Israel is working to persuade Saudi Arabia to allow direct flights from Tel Aviv to Mecca for Israeli Muslims making the Hajj pilgrimage, building on the same flight route taken by President Donald Trump on his trip to the region in May.

A man walks beside the Saudi flag at the popular market of Qabil street in the heart of Jeddah historic center on December 9, 2015 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The street which is one of the oldest business streets that dates back to early days of 20th century, got its …

Saudi Ex-General Says Israel Visit Is Not Sign Of Normalization

A retired Saudi general who visited Israel last week and met Israeli officials as head of a delegation of academics and businessmen, denied Tuesday that the trip was part of efforts to normalize ties between Jerusalem and Riyadh.

The Panamanian-flagged Klos-C is escorted into the southern Israeli port of Eilat by Israeli warships on March 8, 2014 after it was intercepted by the Israeli navy with the military saying it was carrying advanced rockets from Iran to Gaza.

Saudi Arabia Assures Israel Of Passage Though Tiran Straits

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s defense minister says Saudi Arabia has given Israel written assurances the kingdom will guarantee Israel freedom of passage in the Tiran Straits. Tuesday’s announcement comes as Egypt readies to hand over control of two islands in

An Israel soldier prepares to launch an Israeli army's Skylark I unmanned drone aircraft, which is used for monitoring purposes on July 14, 2014 at an army deployment area near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip.

Report: Saudi Arabia Purchases Drones From Israel Through South Africa

The Jerusalem Post reports: A Saudi political analyst who is well known for leaking exclusive information about the royal family of Saudi Arabia on Twitter has recently reported that the kingdom buys drones from Israel, in cooperation with South Africa. In