1. Calls by Israeli academics to boycott Ariel University are “semi-fascist,” the West Bank institution said on Monday in response to reports that sociologists plan to shun the controversial college.
Read more: Sociologists’ boycott of Ariel University is ‘semi-fascist,’ school says
2. A senior Saudi Arabian prince on Monday condemned comments attributed to US President Barack Obama, saying the American leader had "thrown us a curve ball" in criticizing Riyadh’s regional role.
Read more: Saudi prince hits back at Obama – ‘No, we are not free riders’