The first visit by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to Egypt has led to the signing of significant agreement between the two countries. The visit and its consequences signal a new phase in the relations between two of the Middle East’s most important countries, building upon the historic alliance between them. Closer ties between Egypt and Saudi Arabia will have regional implications, which will also impact Israel. This document includes commentaries written for the Mitvim Institute by various experts examining different aspects of the evolving Egypt-Saudi relationship: Prof. Elie Podeh, Dr. Ehud EIran and Dr. Aviad Rubin, Khader Sawaed, and Dr. Michal Yaari.
Commentary / Israel and the Middle East