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CAIRO, April 23 (Xinhua) -- The Arab League (AL) called Monday for drying up terrorist funding sources, stressing the importance of boosting security and judicial cooperation among Arab countries in face of terrorism, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported. The remarks were made by AL Assistant ...
Osama Nugali was appointed as Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Egypt and permanent representative to the Arab League on April 4, replacing Ahmed bin Abdul Aziz Kattan, who had served as the Kingdom's envoy to Egypt for the last 14 years before his recent appointment as the Saudi Minister of State for ...

The Arab League summit currently taking place in Saudi Arabia lacks any political or international credibility, a senior advisor to Iran's Supreme Leader has said. "There is no significance to the Arab League's summit," Iran's Tasnim news agency quoted Ali Akbar Velayati as saying, adding: "The ...
MOSCOW. – Russia is ready to develop cooperation with the Arab League to maintain regional stability. Together, they can contribute to the intensification of a political settlement and restoration of Syria and Iraq, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. “Russia is prepared to develop cooperation with the ...
The first official Arab League summit was held, again in Egypt, in 1964, convened by Gamal Abdel Nasser, then Egyptian president and godfather of Pan-Arabism. At that meeting, the Arab League formally approved the establishment of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO), a cause dear to ...
Senior delegates from twenty-one Arab countries have convened in the Saudi city of Dhahran for the twenty-ninth annual summit of the Arab League. The ongoing standoff between Qatar and most of its Gulf neighbors has been tabled, enabling Qatari representatives to cross their sealed border into the ...

Saudi Arabia used its perch as host of an annual gathering of Arab leaders on Sunday to push for a unified stance against rival Iran as the regional powerhouses vie for the upper hand in wars in Syria and Yemen. Saudi King Salman told leaders from across the 22-member Arab League that Iran was to ...
A summit of the Arab League has called for an international probe into the "criminal" use of chemical weapons in Syria and condemned what it said was Iran's interference in the affairs of Arab countries. The summit in Saudi Arabia came a day after the United States, along with allies France and ... chemical
Heads of states at the Arab League summit have discussed a wide range of issues, from the wars in Yemen and Syria to Israel's role in the United Nations Security Council. However, they were clear about what they will not be talking about: The US-led strikes in Syria are not on the agenda and neither is ... chemical
On Sunday, leaders of 22 Arab nations will descend on Dammam, the capital of Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, to participate in the 29th Arab League Summit. Foreign ministers of member states began deliberations in Riyadh on Thursday in preparation for Sunday's summit, where some of the ...
Qatar has officially been invited to attend this year's Arab League summit, set to be held in Riyadh on April 15. "The state of Qatar has received the invitation to participate in the Arab Summit, and will participate, but we have not yet decided the level of participation", Lulwa al-Khater, a spokesperson for ...
Palestine's Hamas resistance movement has urged the Arab League to file a lawsuit with the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Israel over its recent massacre of over a dozen Palestinians during anti-occupation mass rallies in the Gaza Strip. Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh made the request during a ...
Hamas political chief Ismail Haniyeh has called on the Arab League to sue Israel at the International Criminal Court (ICC). The call came during a phone call Haniyeh made on Monday with Secretary-General of the Cairo-based league, Ahmed Abul-Gheit, to discuss Israeli practices against the Palestinians.
The call was made on Monday in a phone conversation between Hamas' political leader Ismail Haniya and Arab League's Secretary-General Ahmed Abul-Gheit. The Arab League will hold an emergency meeting Tuesday on Israeli deadly attacks against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, league official said ...
CAIRO - 3 April 2018: An emergency meeting of the Arab League Council at the level of delegates opened on Tuesday to discuss the crimes of the Israeli occupation against the Palestinian people. The meeting, held at the league's premises, is chaired by Saudi delegate to the league Badr bin Saud al ...
(by Aldo Baquis) (ANSAmed) - TEL AVIV, APRIL 3 - After an emergency session summoned by the Palestinian side, the Arab League's Council on Tuesday is meeting to examine repercussions of clashes on Friday in which at least 16 demonstrators were killed and 1,500 others were injured. The violent ...
Al Louh, who is also Palestine's Permanent Representative to the Arab League, said that the meeting would discuss Israeli crimes against demonstrators who participated in the Great March of Return on the occasion of the Land Day on Friday. He added that the Israeli occupation forces committed a ...

CAIRO – 1 April 2018: The Arab League Election Observation Mission observed some irregularities committed by the candidates' campaigners during the period of election silence, stated Special Representative to Civil Society for the League of Arab States Secretary General Haifa Abu Ghazaleh in a press ...
Deadly attacks by Israeli forces on Palestinian protesters in Gaza have prompted the Arab League to hold an emergency session on Tuesday, an official for the regional body said on Monday. Saeed Abu Ali, assistant secretary-general for Palestine and the occupied Arab territories of the League States, ...
The Arab League said it closely followed developments that resulted in 17 Palestinians being martyred at the Gaza border. The group also demanded the international community fulfill its responsibility to stop Israeli violations and establish an inquiry commission. In addition to the martyrs, the attacks injured ...
The spokesman of Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ahmed Abu Zeid, stated on March 22 on his official Twitter account: “On the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of the establishment of the League of Arab States on March 22, 1945, the Arab League will remain the home of all Arab citizens who cherish ...
22 (BNA): Shura Council Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al-Saleh sent a cable of congratulations to Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit on the ... He hailed the efforts exerted by Aboul Gheit, commending the pivotal role of the Arab League in promoting Arab unity under all circumstances, ...
Egypt dominates Times Higher Education's list of 2018's best universities in the Arab World, with nine universities represented out of 32. Saudi Arabia's King Abdulaziz University is the top university in 2018, followed by UAE's Khalifa University (KU) and Qatar University in second and third places ...
On 5 March 2018, a report from the Egyptian official news agency, MENA has flooded the media and captured a sharp attention of wider South Sudanese people that the Republic of South Sudan has tendered an application to join Arab league, an organization which consists of twenty-two(22) member ...
The disquiet felt by Arab countries over the operation was openly voiced by Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit at the Munich Security Conference in February. During a panel discussion attended by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Gheit warned Turkey to be careful “when ...
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukry has met South Sudanese President Salva Kiir to discuss Juba's request to join the Cairo-based Arab League, according to a foreign ministry statement. The meeting comes in the wake of a brief Africa tour by Shukry, during which he met Kiir in the South Sudanese ...
No one in his right mind has problem in supporting the territorial integrity of Somalia, not Somaliland, not the Arab league and not even the UNO, as long as they do not claim Somaliland, Djibouti, the Somali administered region in Ethiopia or the NFD in Kenya. To be precise, let them stick only to the Italian ...
“We have not applied to join the Arab League and what we requested for was to be an observer member,” he told Eye Radio Saturday. The League of Arab States or the Arab League is a voluntary association of countries whose peoples are mainly Arabic speaking or where Arabic is an official language.
Arab League discusses role of media in development. Cairo, March 10 (Petra)--The Seventh Session of the Arab Media Forum for Youth kicked off in Cairo on Saturday to discuss the role of media in development in addition to a number of important media issues. The two-day forum is attended by a number of Arab ...
In common with other regional blocs, the 22-nation Arab League encompasses competing political ideologies and rivalries that make concerted action elusive. The present dispute between Qatar and other League members, might lead to summit boycotts. Several countries severed diplomatic and transport ...
Somalia's Minister of foreign affairs Ahmed Awad has welcomed the Arab League statement over the controversial tripartite agreement between Somaliland, DP World, and Ethiopia. The Minister said the Arab League decision is very significant and called for to respect the sovereignty and unity of Somalia.
Following a meeting of foreign ministers of the Arab League in Cairo, Palestinian Authority (PA) Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki blamed the intergovernmental organization on Thursday for encouraging the United States “to continue with its unfortunate approach” regarding Jerusalem, reported Wafa, the ...
From Friday to Sunday, K-State is hosting the Great Plains Model Arab League, bringing groups of students from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Iowa State ... The students researched issues for each of the countries they would represent on several councils of the Arab League, said John Fliter, a K-State ...
The 149th session of the Council of the Arab League at the Level of Permanent Representatives kicked off at the Arab League General Secretariat headquarters here on Sunday. Qatar is taking part in the Permanent Representatives Meeting with a delegation led by HE Qatar's Permanent Representative to ...
CAIRO – 3 March 2018: Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is expected to arrive in Cairo on Sunday in his first official foreign trip since being inaugurated as a Crown Prince to the Saudi Kingdom in June 2017. President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will receive the Crown Prince in ...
Kuwait- Arab states should coordinate to clamp down on terrorists -- Arab League. Date ... (MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) CAIRO, Feb 27 (KUNA) -- Fighting terrorism and terrorist organizations is a task that should be undertaken by all Arab states, the Arab League affirmed on Tuesday.
CAIRO, Feb 27 (KUNA) -- Fighting terrorism and terrorist organizations is a task that should be undertaken by all Arab states, the Arab League affirmed on Tuesday. The affirmation was declared by Ambassador Fadhel Jawad, Assistant Secretary General for Legal Affairs, during the 23rd meeting of Arab ...
Foreign ministers from 28 EU members states met with a delegation of Arab foreign ministers on Tuesday to discuss the renewed peace initiative for Palestine, heralding the meeting as a 'full convergence of purpose.' The delegation, which include foreign ministers from Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, ...
CAIRO - 26 February 2018: The Arab League (AL) has stressed the importance of efforts to upgrade the position of Arab women, who effectively contribute to economic, social, political and cultural aspects of life. The AL pays big attention to the empowerment of women and their role in achieving ...
For the third year in a row, WKU's Model Arab League team was recognized at the regional conference at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio. The conference consists of three days of intensive negotiation and policy making, simulating the workings of the League of Arab States, headquartered in ...
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union and Arab League countries insist that Jerusalem must be the joint capital of Israel and a future Palestinian state, ... Speaking after talks Monday between EU and Arab League foreign ministers, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said that the "special status and ...
Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit this week became embroiled in a heated exchange regarding Turkey's operations in Syria. Cavusoglu on Sunday told a panel at the Munich Security Conference that Ankara is using its “legitimate right of ...
Sean Yom, associate professor at Temple University, Philadelphia, and author of From Resilience to Revolution: How Foreign Interventions Destabilize the Middle East, shared some of his thoughts with Al Jazeera on the Arab League's mixed record. Al Jazeera: Would you say that the paralysis in the Arab ...
CAIRO, April 6, 2018 (WAFA) - The League of Arab States Thursday welcomed a resolution adopted by the European Parliament, which condemned Israel's violations against unarmed protesters in the blockaded Gaza Strip. In a press statement, the Arab League stressed the importance of such ...
The Arab League Council holds its 149th session at the level of foreign ministers in Cairo on Wednesday. ... African Countries Affairs Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Qattan, and in the presence of the Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit and Speaker of the Arab Parliament Dr. Mishal Al-Salami.
"This is the only way to save civilians trapped for years in Eastern Ghouta and other Syrian cities through allowing humanitarian aid and medical supplies to the areas which face daily bombardment," Ahmed Aboul Gheit, secretary-general of the Arab League said after a meeting of the organization on ...
When the Saudi leadership decided to move the annual Arab League Summit from the Saudi capital of Riyadh to the eastern Saudi city of Dhahran, it appeared that the April 15 summit would be called by the name of the city it was being held in, or at least another city within the kingdom. The last summit ...
The United States-led airstrikes on Syria this past Saturday coincidentally landed in the northern Arabian Peninsula during the annual Arab League summit. The Arab League is a voluntary association of countries whose main language and peoples are Arabic. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was not at ...
The Republic of South Sudan has officially requested to be a member of the Arab league, Khaleej Online reported yesterday. “The application will be presented to the Arab league Council at the level of foreign ministers in its 149th session at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the League (in ...
Chairing a meeting of the committee in Cairo, which was formed after a gathering of concerned Arab foreign ministers with Arab League Secretary General Ahmad Aboul Gheit in Amman in January, Safadi said that the meeting with FAC focused on challenges facing Mideast peace efforts in light of the US' ...


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