Saudi Arabia and Iran

 What serves Iran nowadays and keeps it away from the spotlights is our distraction towards ISIS.
ISIS became the number one danger that the whole world fears these days and it seems that we forgot about Iran to a very dangerous point.
Can the Obama deal with Iran push the middle east region to finally work together side by side with Israel?
The answer is a big YES. To understand why let's look back at Saudi Arabia's policies in the past five years to understand why.
Whether you agree or disagree with Saudi Arabia's domestic policies and laws, we have to agree that it is the capital of the Islamic nation and if the Saudis finally recognizes Israel's every right to exist, then the Arab world will follow the Saudis regarding this important matter like dominoes over the years.
On March 2011 the Saudi government for the first time in its history, they carried out military operations outside their borders to help the kingdom of Bahrain face the Shiite revolt which was with no doubt fueled by the Iranians.
Then later in the same year of 2011 the US government revealed its role in preventing an Iranian assassination attempt targeting Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to the United States.
This reckless attempt by Iran pushed Saudi Arabia to escalate their threats to purchase their own nuclear bomb simply from Pakistan or China, in February 2012 which was four months after revealing the Iranian plot , a senior Saudi source told The Times: “There is no intention currently to pursue a unilateral military nuclear programme but the dynamics will change immediately if the Iranians develop their own nuclear capability (...) politically, it would be completely unacceptable to have Iran with a nuclear capability and not the kingdom.”
Then in March 2015 the Saudi first air strike on the Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen included 100 fighter jets with an average of 500 missiles were fired in the very first strike, which shows how the Saudis are ready to burn down Yemen or any other country in order to eliminate the Iranian influence.
If we drew a graph of Saudi Arabia’s actions since 2011, we will notice the increase of willingness and also increase of aggression in their foreign policy in which it is very understandable because of Iran’s hostile actions against the gulf countries in the middle east.
Now after president Obama announced on July 14th 2015 that a deal has been reached with Iran, now it will not be a surprise when the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi says "I think Saudi Arabia would seriously try to get the bomb if Iran did. It's just like India and Pakistan. The Pakistanis said for years they didn't want one, but when India got it, so did they,"
Then three days later on July 18th 2015 Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in his speech at the end of prayers marking the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. “Even after this deal, our policy toward the arrogant U.S. will not change. We don’t have any negotiations or deal with the U.S. on different issues in the world or the region.” and also he made it very clear that Iran will keep supporting the Syrian regime while his supporter chanting “death to America and death to Israel”.
Iran’s supreme leader’s response after the deal is a solid evidence that the Iranian ideology will never change towards the west or the middle east which makes me optimistic that Saudi Arabia may finally work and rely on Israel in facing the Iranian threat,
Especially when the Egyptian president back in April this year gave away the two islands that controls the passage to the Israeli port of Eilat to the Saudis which now makes the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia a third party to the Peace treaty between Egypt and Israel. Add to this in May 5, 2016 a public meeting in Washington DC between officials from Saudi Arabia and Israel. Prince Turki bin Faisal, Saudi Arabia’s former intelligence chief and one-time ambassador to Washington, and retired Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) Major General Yaakov Amidror, former national security adviser to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, spoke together at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, which is the first time for a Saudi official to be seen in public with an Israeli.
Israel’s Foreign Ministry Director-General Dore Gold and former Saudi government adviser Anwar Eshki shake hands in Washington DC
Israel’s Foreign Ministry Director-General Dore Gold and former Saudi government adviser Anwar Eshki shake hands in Washington DC
If Saudi Arabia worked with Israel then most of the Arab countries will follow their lead and finally recognize Israel as legitimate state opening a new chapter of a new, united and stronger Middle East.