Daily Review: A Curious Israel-Saudi Arabia Normalization Deal

Daily Review: A Curious Israel-Saudi Arabia Normalization Deal
Nayef al-Sudairi, Saudi Arabia's the first-ever Saudi ambassador to the Palestinian Authority, right, and Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Dr. Riyad Al-Maliki, left, make a joint statement after their meeting in Ramallah, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023 (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed).

Today at WPR, we’re covering Colombian President Gustavo Petro’s plan to tackle cocaine production and why the “Global South” is a valid concept.

But first, here’s our take on today’s top story:

Israel-Saudi Arabia: Israel’s tourism minister attended a multilateral tourism conference in Riyadh this week, the first-ever public visit by an Israeli minister to Saudi Arabia. Simultaneously, the Saudi ambassador to the Palestinians traveled through an Israeli border checkpoint to visit the Israeli-occupied West Bank. (New York Times)

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