The story: As Israel and Saudi Arabia edge closer to a normalization of ties, major questions remain about the implications for Iran. Tehran has made no secret of its opposition to establishing relations with Tel Aviv, often characterizing it as a "betrayal" of the Palestinian cause. As Iranians debate how to counter the repercussions of a deal between Riyadh and Tel Aviv, some call for a "more pragmatic" foreign policy approach.
This comes as the war of words between Iran and Israel rages on. Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Israel's prime minister has spoken of the need for the Islamic Republic to face a “credible nuclear threat.” In apparent response, Tehran has said it has missiles “officially" known as "Israel-hitters."
The coverage: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told US media on Sept. 22 that a normalization deal...
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