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Saudi prince visits Israel in secret

Image of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on 11 February 2017 [Facebok]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on 11 February 2017 [Facebook]

A Saudi prince visited Israel in secret over the past few days, Voice of Israel radio reported yesterday.

The radio station quoted its correspondent saying: “A prince from the Royal Court visited the country in secret over the past few days and discussed the idea of pushing regional peace forward with a number of senior Israeli officials,” according to Russia’s Sputnik news agency.

“The prime minister and Foreign Ministry offices refused to comment on this matter,” it continued.


The radio station had reported on Wednesday night that the Israeli prime minister had met with a senior Gulf official, without identifying the official.

Simon Aran, an Israeli Broadcasting Corporation correspondent, reported the same.

This comes one day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described relations with the Arab countries as being “unprecedented”.

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“What is actually happening with the Arab states has never happened in our history, even when we signed agreements. Cooperation between Israel and Arab states exists in various ways and different levels, though it still is not visible above the surface. There is much more than during any other period in the history of Israel. This is a tremendous change. The entire world is changing.”

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  • dan mcferr

    Hope this leads to greater peace.
    Enough violence.

    • Helen4Yemen

      The Europeans need to bring back their Jews and live in peace.
      The Ashkenazi simply needs to go home.

      • Joseph Kelsall

        That would help. Of course the Brooklyn ‘blow ins’ would not be able to take repossession of New Yorks Section 8 housing for poor families, that they previously occupied.

    • Dominic Blais

      there will only be peace when israhell and saudi arabia are no more

  • Israel is a secular democracy, while Saudi Arabia is a totalitarian theocracy…their values are fundamentally incompatible, although their regional interests may align for now.

    • Joseph Kelsall

      Israel is a secular democracy? It has never appeared so to me on my visits. Do democracies have different laws for children of different religions? Do democracies demolish the houses of recalcitrant school children. Israel is a fascist terrorist state run by a bunch of crooks.

      • si91

        In Israel, all people of all religions are equal under the law. But yes, unfortunately Israel has to demolish some houses in response to terrorism. It is the PA that is a fascist terror state run by a bunch of crooks, which is why Arafat, Abbas,and their cronies have lined their pockets with stolen aid, all while whining about how Israel is responsible for all their problems.

    • teevee

      BS, Israel is just as much a theocracy as anywhere else, Israel is a refined grownup version of ISIS. Go over there and see how other followers of religions are treated.

      • si91

        “A refined grownup version of ISIS”? Israeli scientists are currently working on a cure for diabetes that allows the liver to make insulin. They’ve won more Nobel Prizes in science than all Arab states combined. When was the last time ISIS produced anything that wasn’t a murder weapon? When was the last time Israel beheaded someone for not being Jewish? ISIS beheads Arabs, while Israel is home to an Arab bone marrow registry for Arab cancer patients. Israel cares more about Arabs than their own governments do. Israel treats followers of other religions better than any of its enemies does. If any state is a “refined grownup version of ISIS”, it is Saudi Arabia.

  • Kim

    The Saudi Royal Family are Crypto-Jews and always have been. It even states it on their official website of Saudi Arabia. So, what’s the surprise?????