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Posts Tagged: Israel and Sunni Arab axis

November 20, 2017 10:47 am
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Israeli Energy Minister Reveals Jewish State’s Covert Ties With Saudi Arabia

JNS.org – Israel has maintained covert contact with Saudi Arabia regarding Iran and other areas of common interest, Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz revealed on Sunday. Although...

November 16, 2017 8:57 am
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In First-Ever Interview With Saudi Newspaper, IDF Chief Says Israel in ‘Complete Agreement’ With Riyadh About Need to Thwart Iran’s Regional Ambitions in Middle East

Israel and Saudi Arabia share a common interest in thwarting Iran’s regional ambitions, IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot said in a first-ever...

November 6, 2017 5:21 pm
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Israel Will Be America’s ‘Most Important Ally’ in the 21st Century, DC Envoy Predicts

The US-Israeli alliance will only grow stronger in the coming years, the Jewish state’s envoy to Washington predicted on Monday. “I believe Israel is going to...

November 1, 2017 3:50 pm
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UAE Apologizes to Israeli Judo Team, but Is It ‘Too Little and Too Late?’

JNS.org – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) officially apologized to Israel on Saturday following a handshake snub during last week’s Abu Dhabi Grand Slam judo tournament....

August 10, 2017 11:53 am
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Saudi Columnist Slams Arab States’ Hypocrisy on Israel Ties

A prominent Saudi columnist recently mocked Arab countries for their refusal to publicize their ties with Israel. In an August 2, 2017 column in the Al-Madina newspaper,...

July 13, 2017 3:56 pm
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As Ties With Sunni Arab States Warm, Israel Looking for Deal to Let Its Muslim Citizens Fly Directly to Saudi Arabia for Hajj Pilgrimage

Israel is looking to reach a deal that will enable its Muslim citizens to fly directly to Saudi Arabia from Tel Aviv for the annual...

June 15, 2017 5:11 pm
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Israeli Defense Minister: We’ve Never Been Closer to Regional Arrangement With Moderate Arab States and Never Farther From Deal of Any Sort With Palestinians

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman offered an optimistic outlook on Thursday regarding his country’s efforts to forge better ties with its neighbors. “The word ‘peace’ is...

May 25, 2017 4:17 pm
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Israeli Minister Meets With Oman, Qatar and Yemen Reps in Ecuador, Discusses Trump Peace Initiative

An Israeli government minister met in Ecuador this week with representatives of several nations with which the Jewish state does not have diplomatic relations --...

May 23, 2017 4:18 pm
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Trump Came to Israel to ‘Convey Love,’ Says Former Ambassador to US Michael Oren

A prominent Israeli parliamentarian on Tuesday offered a buoyant assessment of Donald Trump's official visit to the Jewish state, which ended earlier in the day...

May 22, 2017 5:13 pm
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Trump’s Approach of Enhanced Relations With Arab States as Key to Peace Appeals to Israelis, Experts Say

Donald Trump's vision of a Middle East peace process driven by an enhanced relationship between Israel and the Sunni Arab states took another step forward...

May 17, 2017 3:47 pm
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Ahead of Trump’s Israel Visit, US Jewish Leaders Highlight Centrality of Jerusalem, Point to Palestinian Authority Terror Funding as Peace Roadblock

As Donald Trump prepares to leave the current political storm in Washington, DC behind during his first foreign trip as president, American Jewish leaders are...

February 19, 2017 12:12 pm
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Israeli Defense Minister: Middle East Dividing Line Is Extremists vs. Moderates, Not Judaism vs. Islam

With the support it provides to terrorist groups, Iran is "undermining the stability of the entire region,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Sunday...

February 1, 2017 6:26 pm
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As Trump Era Dawns, Top Congressmen Call for Stricter Enforcement of Iran Nuclear Deal

A year after the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) went into effect and just a week and a half into Donald Trump’s presidency, a...

January 27, 2017 3:55 pm
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Saudi Journalist to Palestinians: Armed Resistance to Israel is Futile, Arab World Has Lost Interest in Your Cause

The Palestinian cause is “no longer a top priority” for the Arab world, a Saudi journalist declared earlier this month. In an article published by the...

Culture

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Features

Iran Faces Israel’s Game-Changing Air Power

Iran has big plans to create a military outpost in Syria, right on Israel’s doorstep. From there, the Islamic Republic...

Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry

JNS.org - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels...

World

Looking to Increase Israeli Ventures, India Bids for Offshore Exploration R...

JNS.org - A consortium of Indian companies has applied for an Israeli Energy Ministry tender for offshore exploration licenses, signaling another...

Israel

Israel Intercepts Massive Gaza-Bound Explosives Shipment

JNS.org - Israel prevented a shipment containing several tons of explosives from reaching the Gaza Strip, the Israeli Defense Ministry revealed on Wednesday. The shipment was intercepted at the Kerem Shalom border...

Middle East

Iran Says Its Ready to Help Rebuild Syria, Hezbollah Will Not Disarm

Iran's Revolutionary Guards are ready to help rebuild Syria and bring about a lasting "ceasefire" there, chief commander Mohammad Ali Jafari said, adding that disarming Lebanon's Hezbollah is out of...

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