News Briefs

  5/11/2014, Iyar 11, 5774

Netanyahu Promises To Help Nigeria With Hostages

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu offered on Sunday to help Nigeria in trying to recover roughly 300 Christian schoolgirls, who were kidnapped by the Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group Boko Haram. "Israel expresses its deep shock at the crime against the girls," Netanyahu reportedly said by phone to Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, while on an official visit to Japan.