Saudi Arabia and Israel have no official diplomatic ties, like much of the Arab world.
But the historic animosity has given way to cautious, if often denied, cooperation based on a shared enmity towards Iran.
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Ce dernier a travaillé jusqu'en 1999 dans les services de renseignement de l'armée russe. Il avait été condamné en Russie en 2006 à 13 ans de camp à régime sévère, pour trahison.
Israel's national carrier El Al now operates an India service that takes a detour over the Red Sea to avoid flying over Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Confirming weeks of speculation, the prime minister added that the flight would now take as long as the journey from Tel Aviv to London.
Air India has not published when it would begin its flights to Tel Aviv, with media speculating they were due to start later in March.
The Israeli flag carrier's CEO Gonen Usishkin said in a letter to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), a United Nations body, it would be discriminatory for the Saudis to allow Air India to enter its airspace and not El Al.
El Al recently reached out to the International Civil Aviation Authority seeking its support in gaining permission to fly over Saudi airspace.
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In real terms (or in volume), total imports fell 3.9% in January and real exports were down 3.6%. Department of Commerce likely added to the decline in export of forestry related products.
But under Narendra Modi economic ties have flourished and past year he made a first-ever visit to Israel by an Indian prime minister.
However, following Netanyahu's statement, Air India declared it was still waiting for formal permission.
- Correction: An earlier version of this article gave an incorrect title for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Saudi and Israeli aviation authorities did not respond to requests for comment.
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