Middle East diplomacy

Israeli Official: New Biden Stance on Iran ‘Very Troubling’

The Biden administration’s mixed messages regarding the nuclear deal ahead of indirect talks with Iran are “very troubling,” the Jerusalem Post cited senior Israeli officials as saying, with one accusing Special Envoy for Iran Rob Malley of “acting like he’s from the U.N.” and not a representative of the American people.

Rob Malley, former US negotiator during the Iran nuclear program negotiations and current CEO at the International Crisis Group, poses in his office May 7, 2018 in Washington, DC. - President Donald Trump will confirm on May 8, 2018 whether he will make good on a threat to re-impose US …

Ex-Saudi Spy Chief and U.S. Envoy: Palestinians Have Been ‘Failures’ for 70 Years

Palestinian leaders are “failures” who consistently miss opportunities to resolve the conflict with Israel and who align themselves with despots from Hitler to Saddam Hussein, Saudi Arabia’s former intelligence chief and ambassador to the United States, Bandar bin Sultan, said in an interview with Saudi-owned al-Arabiya TV that aired Monday.

In this Friday, June 2, 2017 photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, left, talks to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince and Deputy Commander in Chief of the Emirates Armed Forces in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. Four Arab nations …

Jared Kushner Implies Two-State Solution ‘Failed’

TEL AVIV – Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner on Tuesday said previously attempts to broker a two-state solution had “failed” and the long-anticipated “deal of the century” would be different.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 23: Senior advisor to the President of the United States, Jared Kushner, stands on stage at the TIME 100 Summit on April 23, 2019 in New York City. The day-long TIME 100 Summit showcases the annual TIME 100 list of the most influential people …

Arab League Debates Allowing Syria to Return

The Arab League announced on Monday that they have not yet reached a consensus on reinstating membership for Syria, which they froze out of the League in 2011 at the dawn of its brutal civil war. Discussions about reinstating Syria will evidently continue.

The Associated Press