The Takeaway: Netanyahu counts on Trump for legacy on West Bank settlement annexation

Highlights: Arab Joint List in the wilderness; Israel-Iran cyberwar heats up; Gulf states reconsider megaproject; the Saudi VAT and GCC integration; two new Al-Monitor podcasts!

al-monitor Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu applauds as he and US President Donald Trump deliver joint remarks on a Middle East peace plan proposal in the East Room of the White House in Washington, US, Jan. 28, 2020. Photo by Reuters/Joshua Roberts.