Saudi-Israel relations

A new Qatari committee is to receive compensation claims from major companies such as Qatar Airways, whose Riyadh branch is shown in this picture from June 5, 2017, as well as individuals affected by sanctions against the country

Saudi Arabia Denies Giving Israel Permission to Use Airspace

TEL AVIV – What was being hailed as a diplomatic breakthrough in Saudi Arabia’s relations with Israel was shot down before it even began with the Gulf Kingdom’s denial that it had given permission for Israel-bound flights to use its airspace.

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Palestinian Leaders Slam Saudi Paper For Siding With Netanyahu

TEL AVIV – Palestinian leaders have lambasted a Saudi newspaper for siding with Israeli Prime Minsiter Benjamin Netanyahu by criticizing Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ refusal to accept the Israeli premier’s invitation to address the Knesset.

Congolese judoka Popole Misenga (R) is pushing to compete in the Rio Olympics as part of the Games' first stateless team

Report: Saudi Judo Player Forfeits Rio Match to Avoid Israeli

Saudi Arabian competitor Joud Fahmy forfeited her first-round judo match against Christianne Legentil from Mauritius at the Rio Olympic Games on Sunday, in what Hebrew media said was a maneuver to avoid facing Israeli judo fighter Gili Cohen in the next round.