Russian efforts to reach a truce between Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime and various rebel groups in Syria appear to be progressing, so Israel is preparing for the day after, when it is safe to expect that Jihadists will turn their attention to the “Zionist enemy.”

Taking into account the changes in the Middle East, billionaire Saudi prince al-Waleed bin Talal says his country should work with Israel to contend with the Iranian threat. Significantly, he emphasized that if the Palestinians launch another uprising, he will side with Israel.