Amid concern in Jordan about the presence of pro-Iran Shi’ite forces on the Jordan-Syria border, and following the November 19, 2017 Arab League statement calling Hezbollah an organization “that supports terrorist groups in the Arab world,” Fahd Al-Fanek, a senior columnist in the Jordanian government daily Al-Rai, wrote that there is no justification for Hezbollah’s […]
CAIRO (Reuters) - The Arab League will meet on Feb. 1 to discuss how to counter U.S. President Donald Trump's move last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Egypt's state news agency MENA said on Wednesday.
Arab foreign ministers push for UN resolution recognising a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital.
Arab states will soon embark on a diplomatic drive to persuade the United Nations to recognize a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital on territory captured by Israel in the 1967 war, Jordan's Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said. Show More Summary
Arab states hold emergency meeting in Cairo to discuss Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Foreign ministers says US president’s decision threatens to send the region into ‘violence and chaos’ Arab foreign ministers have called Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital a “dangerous violation of international law” that had no legal impact and was “void”. Show More Summary
TRUMP ENRAGES MUSLIM NATIONS WITH RECOGNITION OF JERUSALEM AS CAPITOL: The Arab League said it will hold an emergency meeting for foreign ministers on Saturday and Turkey announced it would host a meeting of Islamic nations next week to give Muslim countries' leaders an opportunity to act together and coordinate following Trump's move. Show More Summary
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyadh Malki has called for an emergency meeting of the Arab League to discuss recent rumors that U.S. President Donald Trump soon plans to go through with threats to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, de facto recognizing the city as the capital of Israel.
Any move by the United States to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital would fuel extremism and violence, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said on Saturday. The Palestinians want Jerusalem as the capital of their future...Show More Summary
The Arab League chief said on Sunday a decision by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital would boost fanaticism and violence, and not serve the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Trump's son-in-law andShow More Summary
AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan has begun consultations on convening an emergency meeting of the Arab League and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) before an expected move this week by U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a senior Jordanian source said.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has criticized the Arab League for supporting Saudi Arabia and its role in the war in Yemen. Rouhani on Tuesday said it's unfortunate the organization expressed … Click to Continue »
Nasrallah says no proof Hezbollah 'supporting terrorism and extremist groups' in Arab states in continuing war of words.
Speaker Nabih Berri, an ally of the Iranian backed Hezbollah militant group criticized indirectly on Monday the Arab League’s closing statement that named Hezbollah a “terrorist” organization. “Thanks and sorry…Thank God and sorry that we in Lebanon have fought the Israelis,” said Berri in a post on his Facebook page. Berri did not make further […]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Monday rejected a harsh statement by Arab League foreign ministers condemning the Islamic Republic and its proxy Hezbollah, saying the tirade was "full of lies" and the product of Saudi "pressure and propaganda."
Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit said on Monday Lebanon should be "spared" from spiralling regional tensions, during a visit to Beirut a day after Arab diplomats condemned Lebanese movement Hezbollah. The Arab League held an extraordinary...Show More Summary
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese president appeared to defend Hezbollah as necessary to resist Israel on Monday, after an Arab League statement accused the group of terrorism and noted it is part of Lebanon's coalition government.
Iran says a statement by Arab League foreign ministers condemning the Islamic Republic and its proxy Hezbollah is "full of lies" and the product of Saudi "pressure and propaganda." State … Click to Continue »
Saudi Arabia ramped up its campaign against Iran’s growing influence in the Arab World Sunday by persuading most of the 22 member states of the Arab League to condemn Iran’s Lebanese ally, Hezbollah, as a “terrorist organization.” Arab foreign ministers gathered at the League’s headquarters in Cairo Sunday for an emergency meeting called by Saudi […]
Arab foreign ministers gathered in Cairo on Sunday at Saudi Arabia's request for an extraordinary meeting to discuss alleged "violations" committed by Iran in the region. The Arab League meeting comes as tensions have been rising between long-standing rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran, including over League member Lebanon. Show More Summary