Israeli-Saudi Relations: Sowing The Seeds Of Peace, HRC Op-Ed In National Post

After years of behind-the-scenes and below-the-surface relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia, improved ties between the two countries are expected to be front and centre with an anticipated announcement by US President Joe Biden during his upcoming visit to the Saudi city of Jeddah. While bilateral relations between the Jewish State and the Islamic kingdom […]

Behind The Headlines, Israel and Saudi Relations Blossom

In the annals of diplomacy, some images stay seared in the collective memory of the public, representing an historic change. For example, the handshake between former Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and former Egyptian President Anwar al-Sadat in 1979, or the signing of the Oslo Accords between Israel and the Palestinian Authority in 1993, are […]

Profile: Meet MBS, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

Casual observers could be forgiven for thinking that in the Middle East, nothing really changes. After all, Israel and its Arab neighbours have been at war for more than seven decades, there is still widespread political repression taking place across the region, and Israel is still the only liberal democratic state in the Middle East. […]

HRC Combats Misleading Anti-Israel Headline In Toronto Sun

On November 27, the Toronto Sun newspaper published the following Associated Press article and appropriated this misleading anti-Israel headline: HonestReporting Canada responded to this myopic headline and our rebuttal was published by the Sun on December 1: While the article itself was accurate, the headline was appalling. Unfortunately, news headlines are most often what is […]

Arab Columnist Asks Tough Questions

Saudi Columnist Abdulateef Al-Mulhim examines the defeat of the Arab League in 1948 and the legacy of Arab rejectionism in He asks, what if Palestinians had accepted the mandate and decided to live side by side with the Israelis? According to AL-Mulhim: “On May 14, 1948, the state of Israel emerged on the world […]