Middle East http://news.stlpublicradio.org en A Conversation With The Consul General Of Israel To The Midwest http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/conversation-consul-general-israel-midwest <p>As the Consul General to the Midwest, Roey Gilad travels between 11 Midwest states representing Israeli interests. This week he visited St. Louis for the second time since becoming the consul general last February.&nbsp;</p><p><span id="docs-internal-guid-0c820107-e8db-a94e-df80-cfa872282341">“I’m there to build bridges,” said Gilad. “The bridge is already there, I’m there to make it stronger and wider between the Midwest and the state of Israel, between Missouri and the state of Israel and between St. Louis and the state of Israel." </span></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:01:11 +0000 Camille Phillips 32198 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org A Conversation With The Consul General Of Israel To The Midwest President Obama at the State Department: Middle East & North Africa http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/president-obama-state-department-middle-east-north-africa <p>Today President Obama addresses the U.S. State Department on the events in the Middle East and North Africa and U.S. policy in the region.&nbsp;</p><p>You can listen to the President&#39;s speech live below via NPR beginning at 10:20 a.m.:</p><p><!-- START NPR NEWSCASTS/ANCHORED LIVE COVERAGE MODULE CODE --><script src="http://www.npr.org/forstations/newscasts/newscasts.js"></script><!-- START NPR NEWSCASTS/ANCHORED LIVE COVERAGE MODULE CODE --></p><p> Wed, 18 May 2011 16:11:30 +0000 Kelsey Proud 1258 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org President Obama at the State Department: Middle East & North Africa