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  • Senegalese celebrate Israeli independence

    DAKAR, Senegal (JTA) — A crowd of 1,000 people celebrated Israel’s 65th anniversary in the predominantly Muslim nation of Senegal. “Israel very much values its warm ties with Senegal, which is an island of stability in an unstable region,” Israel’s ambassador to Senegal, Eli Ben-Toura, told the crowd of religious leaders, businessmen, artists and diplomats… More ▸

  • Senegal’s President Says He’ll Urge African Rappochement with Israel

    President Abdou Diouf of Senegal said here Thursday that he would propose a resolution at the next summit conference of the Organization of African Unity that would allow each member state to decide itself whether to re-establish diplomatic relations with Israel. Diouf made the announcement after meeting for more than an hour with Israeli Foreign… More ▸

  • Behind the Headlines Senegal is in the Forefront to Alienate Israel from Black Africa

    Senegal’s record of unremitting hostility toward Israel is comparable to that of the most extreme Arab states. Indeed, while Israel maintains contacts in varying degree with the majority of African countries (including those which are openly hostile), under the present regime of Senegalese President Abdou Diouf, Israeli initiatives have been rejected even at the most… More ▸

  • Special to the JTA Senegal is Friendly Towards Israel

    Most African states under moderate regimes are looking with hope to the initiative of President Carter for a peaceful solution of the Arab-Israel conflict and expect a softening of the “rigid stand” of Israeli Premier Menachem Begin towards Egyptian President Anwar Sadat’s “inclination to compromise.” This is the evaluation of the American Ambassador to Senegal… More ▸

  • Peres Warmly Greeted in Senegal

    Labor Party leader Shimon Peres was warmly welcomed in Dakar, capital of Senegal this weekend where he is heading a party delegation to a meeting of the Socialist International, the first ever to be held on African soil. President Leopold Senghor sent his Prime Minister and other top functionaries out to the airport to greet… More ▸

  • Senegal, Pakistan Ask for Urgent Council Meeting on Humanitarian Mission

    Senegal and Pakistan today asked Secretary-General U Thant to convene an urgent meeting of the Security Council as early as possible to report on progress of his efforts toward sending a humanitarian mission to the Middle East. The meeting was requested in a joint communication to Mr. Thant signed by Mohammed Yunus, acting permanent representative… More ▸

  • President of Senegal Discusses Visit by Dr. Goldmann to His Country

    President Leopold Senghor, of Senegal, today received Dr. Maurice L. Perlzweig, director of the International Affairs Department of the World Jewish Congress. Dr. Perlzweig discussed with President Senghor arrangements for the visit early next year by Dr. Nahum Goldmann, president of the World Jewish Congress, and other WJC leaders to Senegal and neighboring African states. More ▸