Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has stated that Riyadh now view Israel “as an ally rather than as an enemy.” He believes this is because of a “great shift taking place” on Arab reluctance to support the Palestinian issue.

The mutual fear of Iran and ISIS were also cited as reasons for being allies.

“Saudi Arabia recognizes that Israel is an ally rather than an enemy because of the two principle threats that threaten them, Iran and Daesh (ISIS),” he told CNN’s Fareed Zakaria on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos Friday.

“By nurturing these relationships that are taking place now with the Arab world, that could actually help us resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and we’re actually working towards that end,” he said.

Saudi Arabia and Israel are both staunch opponents of Iran.

 

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Robert Angelo
Robert Angelo
2016-01-24 05:54

f**k Israel and f**k Saudi Arabia

Luther Bowers
Luther Bowers
2016-01-24 01:03

The ISIS Islamic Terrorists are Supported by the US, Israel and Saudi Arabia. – – – – http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-isis-islamic-terrorists-are-supported-by-the-us-israel-and-saudi-arabia/5396171

Steven Mudd
Steven Mudd
2016-01-24 10:38

they both need to go.

Ramesh Rai
Ramesh Rai
2016-01-24 01:57

How many millions Palestinians civilians do you have kill?

Abdul
Abdul
2016-01-26 20:59

Who believes Iran & Israel are enemies ? There not and never were or will be. If KSA and Iran are enemies it does not mean KSA is an ally with Israel. Zionist Israel is the enemy of all God creations.

Rose
Rose
2016-01-23 13:00

#Israeli PM #nutjob #Israel #KSA #Palestine #Saudi

chahuapa
chahuapa
2016-01-24 10:09

LOL suuuure! We know *wink* *wink* you were like *enemies* LOL but now you’re like BFF( Like always!)

Kenneth Isbell
Kenneth Isbell
2016-01-23 15:43

You know what this tells me? Israel is afraid of the Saudi civil war, the power shift it would represent, and sky-rocketing energy prices. Go tell it to someone who cares, BB. Bye the way, go cry a river while you’re at it.

Muhammad Qasim
Muhammad Qasim
2016-01-23 15:29

No wonder this relationship!
#Israeli PM: #Saudi Arabia is “an ally” https://t.co/YuqNx2UD93 #Israel #KSA #Palestine

Philip Andrews
Philip Andrews
2016-01-23 13:25

#axisofevil

Izat Charkatli
Izat Charkatli
2016-01-23 18:25

Rami

Marajam
Marajam
2016-01-23 12:59

SAUDIS WILL NEVER BE ALLIES WITH YOU ABOUT PALESTINE,BUT AGAINST IRAN THEY WILL BE.