"It is Israel that is reluctant to return to the state that was when there was peace." On May 14, 1948, the last British forces left Haifa, and the Jewish Agency, led by David Ben-Gurion, declared the creation of the State of Israel, in accordance with the 1947 UN Partition Plan. [...] Arab League members Egypt, TransJordan, Syria, Lebanon and Iraq declared war and announced their rejection of the UN partition decision. [...] Saudi-Arabia and Sudan also sent forces to participate in the invasion. (Wikipedia) So what period in history are you exactly talking about?!?
Saudi FM: We hope Iran uses sanction relief for development, not nefarious activities (Reuters)
from the article: Palestinian official: We're ready for talks with U.S., but not Israel