Report: Israel to open diplomatic mission in Abu Dhabi

(JTA) — Israel is reportedly set to open a diplomatic mission in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Citing an unnamed senior official, Haaretz reported Friday that the mission would be accredited not to the UAE government, but to the International Renewable Energy Association, an international organization headquartered in Abu Dhabi. The mission is due to be inaugurated in the coming weeks. Dore Gold, the Israeli Foreign Ministry director general, was in Abu Dhabi Tuesday for a meeting of the IRENA Council. According to Haaretz, countries are typically represented in IR read more





Netanyahu meets Greek counterpart Tsipras, praises economic reforms

November 25, 2015, 9:48 PM (IDT) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held talks in Jerusalem on Wednesday with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on a number of topics, including economic, technological, scientific, educational, trade, energy and agricultural cooperation. At the end of the meeting, Netanyahu said he admires the difficult steps Tsipras is taking for the reform of the Greek economy because he had to take similar steps in Israel. The prime minister also said Israel believes Tsipras will be successful and that the Greek economy will recover, adding that he intends to urge I read more

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