These Small Red Sea Islands Could Help Normalize Israeli-Saudi Relations

The U.S. is reportedly mediating a deal between Cairo, Riyadh and Jerusalem over the islands of Tiran and Sanafir. Former U.S. ambassador to Israel says it can lead to a breakthrough between Israel and the Saudis

Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels

WASHINGTON – Pushing forward normalization steps between Israel and Saudi Arabia during his upcoming Middle East trip will be a major diplomatic achievement for U.S. President Joe Biden, says Dan Shapiro, who worked until recently on Mideast policy in the Biden administration.

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