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Syria Must Resolve Internal Crisis to Return to Arab League

Ahmed Aboul Gheit, secretary-general of Arab League said that Syrian government should achieve an agreement with opposition in order to return country's place in the league.

Arab regimes’ sympathy over the Orlando massacre may seem hypocritical. But it’s a start.

Shortly after Sunday’s Orlando nightclub massacre, which left 49 people dead and many injured, the secretary general of the Arab League, Nabil Elaraby, issued a statement condemning the attack. Al-Azhar, the world’s leading Sunni institution of Islamic scholarship, also issued a statement to this effect, and emphasized that the unlawful killing of any human being […]

AL chief rejects Netanyahu’s offer to amend the Arab peace initiative

Head of the Arab League, Nabil al-Arabi, rejected making any amendments to the Arab Peace Initiative adopted by the Arab League during the Beirut summit in 2002. In a statement made to the Arab League on Saturday, Arabi said there are Israeli attempts to manipulate priorities, conditions, and commitments set out by the initiative to […]

Arab League Chief blasts Israel as the last bastion of racism, fascism and colonialism

Israel is the last bastion of fascism, colonialism and racial discrimination, Al Arabi says. Arab League chief Nabeel Al Arabi blasted Israel as a bastion of “racism and fascism” on Saturday at a meeting of foreign ministers to discuss a French Middle East peace initiative. The Arab ministers are expected to adopt a resolution on […]

Clovis Maksoud, envoy of the Arab world to the West, dies at 89

Mr. Maksoud represented the Arab League at the United Nations and in Washington.

Statement of the International Syria Support Group

Meeting in Vienna on May 17, 2016, as the International Syria Support Group (ISSG), the Arab League, Australia, Canada, China, Egypt, the European Union, France, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, The Netherlands, the...Show More Summary

Arab States Extend Support to China on Its South China Sea Policy

Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Araby said that Arab countries support China's position on ‘safeguarding’ its sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Aleppo onslaught: Russia 'working' on extending truce

Military sources say talks under way to extend "regime of silence" truce to city as Arab League mulls emergency session.

Qatar requests ’emergency’ Arab League meet on Syria

Doha has requested an “emergency” meeting of Arab League envoys to discuss deadly Syrian regime air raids on the war-ravaged city of Aleppo, the official Qatar News Agency reported Saturday. Qatar’s permanent envoy at the Cairo-based pan-Arab body has requested holding “a meeting to discuss the dangerous escalation in the city of Aleppo and the […]

Arab League chief calls for a special criminal court to try Israel

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi has called for a special criminal court to be set up for Israel, at a meeting to condemn an announcement that it will never return the Golan Heights. Delegates to the 22-member Arab bloc based in Cairo are expected to pass a resolution denouncing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s pledge Sunday […]

Arab League to Hold Emergency Meeting Over Netanyahu’s Remarks

The Council of the Arab League will hold on Thursday an extraordinary meeting to discuss Benjamin Netanyahu's remarks about the Golan Heights, local media reported.

Arab Parliament also labels Hezbollah as ‘Terrorist Group’

The Arab  Arab Parliament  which is affiliated with the Arab League has also  decided to designate Hezbollah as a “terrorist group,” Arab media reports said on Sunday. Arab Parliament Speaker Ahmed al-Jarwan condemned “Hezbollah’s practices, which are aimed at undermining the security of many countries in the region,” Kuwait’s official news agency KUNA reported . “We hope […]

Sudan Denies Opposing Egypt's Aboul Gheit Election as Arab League Chief

Khartoum did not oppose the election of former Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit as new Secretary-General of the Arab League, Sudanese President Omar Bashir told Sputnik on Wednesday.

Finding 1 ‘Arab’ in Israeli basketball, NY Times espouses Zionist racial theory

NY Times article claims that a Palestinian basketball player is the only one of "Arab heritage" in Israeli league. But there are many, many Jewish basketball players with Arab heritage; and the Times is parroting Zionist dogma about nationality in making this claim.

Arab League rejects Syrian Kurds’ federal region

The Arab League has rejected last week’s declaration by Syrian Kurds of a de-facto federal region in northern Syria. The league’s deputy chief, Ahmed bin Helli, said on Monday that calls for federalization could impact Syria’s unity. Last Thursday, a meeting of some 200 Kurdish officials declared they were establishing a federal region. The officials […]

Soccer: United Arab Emirates Soccer Warily Eyes China and Qatar

The 14-team Arabian Gulf League, one of Asia’s best, has attracted foreign stars and has some of Asia's best talent. But that is starting to change.

Iran condemns labeling of Hezbollah as terrorist group, defends its Syria role

Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani, Iran’s Secretary of Supreme National Security Council, condemned the decision made by the Arabian Gulf Cooperation Council and the Arab League for labeling Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, saying “Hezbollah has had a fundamental role in defeating terrorist groups in Syria and maintaining security in Lebanon. ” He added: ” Its […]

Arab League See Russian Forces Withdrawal From Syria as 'Positive Step'

Russia's decision to withdrawal of the main part of the country's forces from Syria is a "positive and important step forward" in supporting international efforts on Syria, Secretary General of the Arab League Nabil Arabi said Wednesday.

Saudi Arabia to deport Hezbollah sympathizers

Saudi Arabia on Sunday said it will deport anyone sympathizing with the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group after the Arab League declared the movement as “terrorist,” Al Arabiya News Channel reported. An Interior Ministry statement carried by the state news agency SPA said that Saudis and expatriates would be subjected to “severe penalties” under the kingdom’s […]

Lebanon FM: Labeling Hezbollah as terrorist organization ‘Unacceptable’

Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil stressed on Sunday that describing   Hezbollah  as a terrorist group at the Arab League was “unacceptable. Bassil who heads up the Free Patriotic Movement,  a stanch all of Hezbollah  pointed  out that Lebanon had already expressed reservation on that labeling. In an interview with  the Kuwaiti al-Rai daily Bassil said: “Hezbollah has […]

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