Officials from both countries said the deal would boost business ties less than two years after they established formal diplomatic relations in a U.S.-brokered deal.
The kingdom wants to attract the world’s best and brightest to futuristic projects such as Neom. But a difficult workplace culture is driving many away.
The United Nations atomic agency said Iran hadn’t offered credible answers to its probe into nuclear material found there, making it likely its investigation will continue.
Hamas fired rockets into Israel during last year’s Jerusalem Day flag march, sparking an 11-day war between Israel and the Gaza-based group.
An Israeli nationalist march through Arab neighborhoods in Jerusalem on Sunday could put Israel’s strategy of work permits for peace to the test.
Shireen Abu Akleh was killed as she covered an Israeli raid in the West Bank this month, and Israel’s defense minister immediately denied the conclusion announced Thursday by the Palestinian Authority.
An Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps officer shot and killed outside his Tehran home led the group’s efforts to assassinate opponents of Iran around the world, people familiar with the matter said.
The Biden administration accused the Russian government of helping Iran’s blacklisted military unit sell hundreds of millions of dollars of oil around the globe.
Tehran secured access to atomic agency reports almost two decades ago and circulated them among top officials, who concealed suspected past work on nuclear weapons.
Col. Hassan Sayyad Khodaei—who was shot by two motorcyclists outside his home on Sunday–was called a “defender of the shrine,” a catch-all term used by Iranian media to describe its soldiers fighting in Iraq and Syria.
The purchase further intertwines the government with billionaire Prince al-Waleed bin Talal, a high-profile investor who was once detained by the state over corruption allegations.
Arab lawmaker with left-wing party agrees to return to ruling coalition, allowing Israel to at least temporarily avoid fifth election in about three years.
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s government is facing a new threat to its existence after a second lawmaker quit the ruling coalition, leaving it with a minority in parliament less than a year since coming to power.
Hezbollah and its allies lost their parliamentary majority in the Lebanon’s first election since the 2020 Beirut port explosion, in a major setback for the Iran-backed militant and political group.
Jenin in the West Bank has become a militant stronghold, imperiling some economic gains for Palestinians.
The stakes in Sunday’s parliamentary elections are high for the tiny Middle Eastern country. A new government must negotiate an urgent economic rescue package with international donors and institutions, while navigating a deeply divided political system.
Officials have said officers were seeking to carry out a plan agreed upon with the family of Shireen Abu Akleh, but the slain journalist’s brother said police began hitting and pushing men carrying the coffin.
Israeli security forces and Palestinians clashed violently in the West Bank before the funeral of a prominent Palestinian-American journalist in Jerusalem in a bloody day of violence that saw the death of an Israeli police officer.
U.S. officials eased sanctions on parts of Syria outside Damascus’ control, saying it was needed to alleviate an economic crisis and prevent a resurgence by Islamic State militants.
Palestinian officials blamed Israeli forces for Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing while Israel said its information indicated Palestinian militants were responsible.