Netanyahu, Saudi Crown Prince, Reported to Secretly Meet

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman reportedly met in secret in Saudi Arabia on November 22, 2020. If true, it would be the first known encounter between senior Israeli and Saudi officials. Netanyahu reportedly flew to the Saudi seaside resort town of Neom, stayed two hours, and flew back to Israel. Neither nation has confirmed the report, and Saudi Arabia’s foreign ministry has denied it. Reported by Fox News. Read more… U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also reportedly took part in the meeting. Reported by Reuters. Read more… A report in the Wall Street Journal says that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pulled back from normalizing ties with Israel after Biden won the U.S. presidential election. Reported by The Times of Israel. Read more…