Israelis Allowed to Visit Saudi Arabia for Hajj, Business

(Bloomberg News) Ivan Levingston - Israelis will be allowed for the first time to visit Saudi Arabia, either for business reasons or to attend Islamic pilgrimages, Israel's Interior Minister Aryeh Deri said on Sunday. The move is a further marker of warming ties between Israel and the Arab states of the Persian Gulf. It will still be difficult for Israelis to travel there since no airlines fly directly between the countries and the two sides don't have official relations.

2020-01-27 00:00:00

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