Jake Wallis Simons Jake Wallis Simons

A Saudi-Israel peace deal would be a game-changer

It emerged this week that the head of the Mossad, David Barnea, slipped quietly over to Washington in July to hold secret talks about the prospect of an Israel-Saudi peace deal.

This was part of a drip-drip of stories suggesting that an agreement may be back on the cards after an Iran-Saudi deal brokered by China complicated things in March.

Israel is far from finished as a beacon of hope in the Middle East

In another significant development, the respected Saudi newspaper Arab News published an editorial this week selling a possible deal to its readers.

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