Saudi-Iranian détente: a setback for Israel and a wake-up call for US relations

JERUSALEM, March 12 (Reuters) – The Saudi-Iranian détente is setting back Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s efforts to isolate Tehran, but time will tell if it is also hampering his opening up to Riyadh or the planning of a possible military strike against Iranian nuclear sites. The most pressing concern for Israel, some experts say, … Read more

Saudi Arabia launches new national airline

March 12 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday officially announced the creation of a new national airline, Riyadh Air, with industry veteran Tony Douglas as chief executive, as the kingdom is poised to compete with regional transport and travel hubs. . Riyadh Air will serve more than 100 destinations worldwide … Read more

Israeli army kills 3 Palestinian gunmen in clash

JERUSALEM, March 12 (Reuters) – Israeli soldiers on Sunday killed three Palestinian gunmen who attacked their post in the occupied West Bank, the army said, adding that a fourth gunman had been arrested after surrendering. The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed the deaths near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, among the territories where … Read more