02/09/2011 04:29 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

State Department Launches Arabic Twitter feed

The State Department -- already pretty good at the social media thing -- is now using Twitter to transmit its thoughts to the Arab world in ... Arabic.

Foggy Bottom is using  @USAbilAraby, which in English means "USA in Arabic." The feed's description says it's the "Department of State Arabic Media Hub."

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