Water Scarcity in the Middle East Brings Israel and Arab Neighbors Together

(Fox News) Trey Yingst - The Atlantic Council's N-7 Initiative hosted a conference last week in the UAE aimed at promoting cooperation between Israel and the Arab world while finding solutions to water scarcity and food insecurity. Representatives from 10 Muslim majority countries, Israel and the U.S. were present. Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel B. Shapiro, Director of the N7 Initiative, said, "What is notable about the N7 Conference is that despite...tensions, participants from Israel and some ten Arab states were not just willing, but eager to come to Abu Dhabi to meet." Shapiro said participants have shown interest in employing Israeli water technology across the Middle East at scale, which could address food insecurity.

2023-03-20 00:00:00

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