Liberia

  • Soros to give $1 million to World ORT

    George Soros will give $1 million to World ORT to help the international network of Jewish vocational schools build up its program to help Liberia’s ex-child soldiers. From World ORT’s website: ORT IC’s Liberian Youth Training and Employment project will directly help 1,000 people – young people who simply missed out on school because of… More ▸

  • Israel Ready to Aid Liberia

    A senior official said today that Israel is prepared to give military aid to Liberia to bolster the regime of President Samuel Doe against opposition elements trying to undermine it. But the question of military aid was not discussed in any detail when Premier Yitzhak Shamir met here recently with the visiting Liberian Defense Minister,… More ▸

  • Herzog Says He Was Very Satisfied with His Visit to Zaire and Liberia

    President Chaim Herzog returned to Israel today from a nine-day state visit to Zaire and Liberia and said he was very satisfied with his trip. He told reporters upon his arrival a Ben Gurion International Airport that the most important element of his trip was possibly the very fact of the state visit itself. “The… More ▸

  • Herzog to Visit Zaire, Liberia

    President Chaim Herzog will leave for Zaire on Tuesday where he will spend five days and then go on to Liberia for a twoday visit. This is the first visit to Africa by an Israeli President since the African nations severed diplomatic relations with the Jewish State after the Yom Kippur War. Herzog was invited… More ▸

  • Israel Preparing for State Visit by President of Liberia

    Tentative preparations are being made here for a state visit for President Samuel Doe of Liberia, according to Haaretz today, following Liberia’s announcement earlier this week that it would resume diplomatic relations with Israel. The visit is likely as early as next week, the paper said, but arrangements have not been finalized. Meanwhile, Israel Television… More ▸

  • U.S. Welcomes Liberia’s Move to Resume Diplomatic Ties with Israel

    The United States welcomed today Liberia’s decision to resume diplomatic relations with Israel. But the State Department seemed to go out of the way to stress that the decision by the African country was made on its own. “The United States welcomes the government of Liberia’s independent decision to resume relations with Israel,” Department deputy… More ▸

  • Liberia to Renew Its Diplomatic Ties with Israel

    Liberia has decided to renew its diplomatic relations with Israel, it was announced in Monrovia, the nation’s capital, last night. Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir expressed Israel’s warm gratification at this development and expressed the hope that many other African states would follow Liberia’s example. Liberia is the second state — after Zaire last May —… More ▸