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Saudi Soccer Fans Are Angry Because a Woman — a Woman! — Was Spotted In a Foreign Stadium

Last week, a Saudi Arabian soccer team lost to rivals from the United Arab Emirates in the Asian Champions League semi-finals.TV footage of the match, now on YouTube, shows something horrific. Here it is: The BBC explains:

Madrid conference seeks end to Libya crisis

Representatives from 16 nations, UN and Arab League participating in meeting against background of continued fighting.

World Powers Assemble to Formalize Military Strategy Against ISIS

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

On the heels of a third video released by ISIS depicting the beheading of a prisoner, 26 nations and representatives from the United Nations, European Union, and Arab League have assembled in Paris to formalize a battle strategy against the militants that have seized much of northern and western Iraq. Show More Summary

Diplomacy: 10 Arab States Promise to "Do Their Share" in Fighting ISIS

The international community is slowly if hesitantly coming around to joining the global fight on terror. Last week, for example, the Arab League...

Arab League Pledges to Join Coalition against Islamic State

Arab League nations have signed off on a statement which calls upon the member states to “act to suppress the flow of foreign fighters, financing and other support to Islamist extremist groups in Iraq and Syria.” The organization’s foreign ministers agreed Sunday that now is the time to take seriously the threat posed by the Islamic State (IS). Show More Summary

The 5 Things You Need to Know Today About the Fight Against ISIL

2 months agoNews : Truthdig

All the governments in the Arab League are afraid of ISIL.

Arab League Chief Urges 'Confrontation' With Islamic State Militants

3 months agoNews : The Two-Way

In apparent backing of the U.S., Nabil Elaraby tells the 22-member organization that it needs a "comprehensive confrontation" with the extremist group.

Arab League Agrees to Confront ISIS 'Militarily and Politically'

The foreign ministers of the Arab League agreed Sunday to confront ISIS "militarily and politically" as well as to cooperate with ongoing efforts by the international community and Iraq to combat the Islamist militants who have gained control over large parts of Syria and Iraq.

Arab League Chief: Confront Islamic State Group

Nabil Elaraby calls Islamic State a threat to the existence of Iraq and its neighbors

Arab League Vows to Confront ISIS

Arab League foreign ministers agreed on Sunday to take all necessary measures to confront ISIS and cooperate with international, regional and national efforts to combat militants who have overrun swathes of Iraq and Syria. The Arab League also endorsed in the closing statement of its meeting in Cairo a U.N. Show More Summary

Arab League pledges to tackIe Islamic State

Arab foreign ministers meeting in Cairo vow to act against Islamic State fighters who control swathes of Syria and Iraq.

Arab League Chief Calls Islamic State an Existential Threat

CAIRO (AP) — The secretary-general of the Arab League has appealed to Arab countries to find the political will to confront Islamic State insurgents and other militant groups, describing them as an existential threat. Nabil Elaraby said...Show More Summary

Syria hits back over Arab League suspension- Monday 14 November 2011

3 months agoNews : Guardian News Blog

Assad increasingly isolated as Jordan's King urges resignation Damascus defensive and defiant as 13 more die EU to impose fresh sanctions as China toughens stance Read the latest summary here 10.57am: Here's a round-up of the latest developments. Show More Summary

Al Ain take AFC advantage over Saudis

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Al Ain of the United Arab Emirates have one foot in the semi-finals of the AFC Champions League after a convincing 2-0 victory over Saudi Arabian giants Al Ittihad. Ismail Ahmed and Asamoah Gyan scored in the second half of their quarter-final first leg in front of a capacity crowd at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain. Show More Summary

Arab League welcomes nomination of new Iraq PM Abadi  

Cairo (AFP) - Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi on Tuesday backed the nomination of new Iraqi premier Haidar al-Abadi, joining an international chorus of approval for the sidelining of outgoing Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.

Arab League denounces IS "crimes against humanity" against Yazidis  

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi denounced on Monday "crimes against humanity" committed by jihadists in Iraq against the minority Yazidi sect, demanding the perpetrators be brought to justice. The jihadists' advances in northern Iraq have also prompted an exodus of Christians. Show More Summary

Arab League describes Israeli attack in Gaza “war crime”

nabil The Arab League described Israeli attacks on Gaza that have killed at least 60 Palestinians on Sunday as a “war crime”. Nabil el-Araby, the head of the Cairo-based Arab League, considers Israeli shelling and ground attacks in Shejaia...Show More Summary

Lebanese Journalist: Arab League Praying Israel Will 'Get Rid Of Hamas Once and For All'

On July 14 Lebanese journalist Abd Al-Bari Atwan said "the vast majority of the countries participating in (the Arab League) summit...pray" Israel will "get ride of rid of Hamas once and for all." According to The Middle East Media Research...Show More Summary

Arab League accuses Israel of war crimes in Gaza

CAIRO: Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi accused Israel on Monday of war crimes, as Egypt asked Arab foreign ministers at a meeting in Cairo to support its initiative to end week-long fighting in Gaza. The Arab ministers in Cairo metShow More Summary

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