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Netanyahu Woos Arab World on Facebook

From Ynet on 12/8/2011 at 8:34 AM

Categories: Israel, Middle East, Science & Technology

Netanyahu Woos Arab World on Facebook

"Hi, my name is Faisal from Saudi Arabia, and I would like to ask Mr. Netanyahu what's going on with the military strike on Iran?" If this sentence sounds imaginary to you, it might not be in the near future. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instructed to open communication channels between the Prime Minister's Office and the Arab world, as part of efforts to promote discourse between the sides.To that end, Netanyahu plans to hold chats on Twitter and Facebook, where he will answer questions of web surfers from …More

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UN Passes Israeli Agriculture Proposal

By Jspace Staff on 12/5/2011 at 5:08 PM

Categories: Middle East, Politics, Israel

UN Passes Israeli Agriculture Proposal

The United Nations General Assembly voted in favor of an Israeli proposal to help supply farming technology to African nations in need. 133 states voted in favor of the proposal while 35, including many Arab countries, abstained from the vote. This Arab bloc demanded that the Israeli plan be put to a vote, not allowing it to pass unanimously. Iraq was vocal its in objection to Israel’s plan, saying that the Jewish state planned to exploit the developing world in order to mask “illegal and destructive …More