Tag archive for ‘King Abdullah’
Tibi Singer On Sunday, February 8th, 2015

New Saudi King Spent $32.2 Billions in Coronation Gifts, Now Comes the Tough Part

When King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud inherited the throne, he gifted his people, big time: all government employees received two months’ salary bonuses, altogether an estimated an estimated $32.2 billion. “The More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Report: Gov. Christie Squeezed Lots of Juice out of Adelson, King Abdullah

He might have been flown over to Israel by Sheldon Adelson on his private jet, but it was the King of Jordan who picked up the $30, 000 tab for New Jersey governor Chris Christie’s hotel room and other More...

Eli Horn On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Oil Plummets as Saudis Indicate Continuity following Monarch’s Death

Oil fell to the lowest in almost six years on speculation the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia won’t signal any change in strategy for the world’s largest crude exporter, Bloomberg said. U.S. benchmark More...

JNS On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

After king’s death, status quo expected for Saudi relations with Iran and Israel

/By Alina Dain Sharon/ The death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah on Thursday (U.S. time) shouldn’t change how the Gulf nation treats its relations with Iran and Israel, experts say. Saudi Arabia remains More...

Tibi Singer On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Saudi King Abdullah Is Dead at 90, Should We Care?

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, who ascended to the throne on 1 August 2005, at age 80, after his half-brother, King Fahd, had died, is now gone, too. And the world is busy trying to figure out More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Jews Are Welcome to Obtain Work Visas in Saudi Arabia: Report

Following the Jewish faith is not an obstacle for foreigners wishing to obtain an employment visa in Saudi Arabia, according to the website of the Saudi ministry of labor, which added Judaism to the ten More...

Tibi Singer On Friday, November 14th, 2014

Kerry & Abbas, Then Kerry, Netanyahu & Abdullah, Discusses Jerusalem Tensions

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held separate meetings with Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, and with  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and King Abdullah II on Thursday in More...

Associated Press On Thursday, November 13th, 2014

US: Commitments made to reduce Jerusalem tensions

–   Israel and Jordan have committed to a series of “specific and practical” steps to reduce spiraling tensions over Jerusalem holy sites and the Palestinians have pledged to curb incitement More...

Tibi Singer On Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Netanyahu, Abdullah, Kerry, to Meet Thursday over Palestinian Unrest

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jordan’s king Abdullah in Amman Thursday evening, to discuss the growing unrest in Jerusalem, Kerry’s More...

Associated Press On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

West Bank mosque attacked; mayor blames settlers 

An attack against a mosque in a West Bank village early on Wednesday ignited a fire that destroyed its first floor, the village’s mayor said, blaming Jewish settlers for the attack. The fire broke More...

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