Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (Saudi Press Agency via AP) (Saudi Press Agency via AP)
Mohammed bin Salman

According to reports, the U.S. is secretly facilitating an agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia that might pave the way for the Saudis to normalize ties with Israel.

According to reports, the U.S. is secretly facilitating an agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia that might pave the way for the Saudis to normalize ties with Israel.

The deal involves Egypt transferring two small Red Sea islands off the Sinai Peninsula to the Saudis.

A Saudi journalist discusses the reports about such a deal and why the Saudis are not waiting for the Palestinians to make peace.