Ariga: Detailed information On Middle East Issues
About Ariga www.ariga.com
Ariga is owned and operated by Robert Rosenberg, a veteran journalist and writer based in Israel. He owns and operates it on his own. As of June 1 2001, Ariga had more than 2,000,000 visitors since Yitzhak Rabin's assassination in November 1995. As ofJune 1, 2001, Ariga averaged 2,500 unique visitors daily.
The site was opened to the public in mid 1995 as an experimental web-publishing platform, the first web-based source of news from Israel, emphasizing the peace process, but including poetry, painting and other subjects of interest to the owner.
Ariga now mainly carries information from pro-peace and human rights groups in Israel and Palestine. It is an open platform, unaffiliated with any specific group, solely edited by Robert Rosenberg.
At various times Ariga has been an hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, bi-monthly and quarterly, depending on how much time I have to deal with it. The archives can be found here
This site is organized into three main sections -- Business, which as of January 1 leads to Koldoon.com, the world's fastest growing database of startup technology companies and their investors; Peace, both on-site and off-site links to information resources about peace efforts for the Middle East; and Pleasure, arts, letters and entertainment.
Among the most popular sections in Ariga are:
Ariga also includes
In March 1998, Ariga merged with Vladimir Aleynikov's VCom Software R&D forming DataSphere, which was subsequently joined by Michael Eilan and Tamara Genosar, who, from 1991-1997, ran Israel's leading English-language monthly business magazine, Ariga carries the original LINK Magazine online as an archive for historical purposes. DataSphere Ltd. is a Tel Aviv-based startup, which produces Koldoon -- the online technology investment wizard, growing 18 hours a day as the world's largest database of startup companies and their investors.
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