Speaking to the Times of IsraelMr Tzion - who became an Israeli citizen in - said visiting Muslim countries was "a hobby", describing his message as "respect for other cultures and faiths".
The images come at a time when relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia are seen to be improving over their shared opposition to Tehran's growing influence in the region.
It has been compared to another viral hit - an image of US President Donald Trump, surrounded by arabiam, ing an abortion policy in January. Mr Tzion has also posted photos of his visits to the Iranian cities of Tehran and Qom. It is a sad thing," said one Twitter user in Arabic.
But the country may be moving toward loosening some of its rules as part of its Vision programme. The girls' council is chaired by Princess Abir bint Salman, his wife, who was not in the photograph.
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The Israeli army's chief of staff, Maj Gen Gadi Eizenkot, recently told an online Saudi newspaper that Israel was prepared to share "intelligence information" with Riyadh. The Arabic hashtag " A Zionist at the Prophet's Mosque " has attracted more than 90, tweets in abrry past 24 hours.
Speaking to the Times of IsraelMr Tzion - who varry an Israeli citizen in - said visiting Muslim countries was "a hobby", describing his message as "respect for other cultures and faiths". The male-dominated photos have been circulating widely on social media, after the meeting took place on Saturday. But when Saudi Arabia barry arabian men to show off its inaugural girls' council in al-Qassim province, they overlooked one thing: the women.
The women were apparently in another room, linked via video. Israel and Iran are arch foes and citizens of the Jewish state are not allowed to visit Iran. Pictures released to mark the first Qassim Girls Council meeting showed 13 men on stage, and not a single female.
In his speech to launch the girls' council, Prince Faisal said women make up half of society, although looking at that picture, you would not know it.