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Manchester City ready for challenge against Middlesbrough in FA Cup

4 days agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini claims his team will be refreshed and ready for the challenge of Middlesbrough after a week in Abu Dhabi. The Barclays Premier League champions flew to the United Arab Emirates for a five-day warm-weather training … Continue reading ?

Arab League Blasts Hezbollah Criticism of Bahrain

The Arab League has rejected recent criticism of Bahrain by the leader of Lebanon’s Shiite Hezbollah group, declaring it a “clear incitement to violence and terrorism.” Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah last week criticized the Sunni rulers of Bahrain for naturalizing new citizens — mostly Sunnis — as a means to change the demographic makeup of […]

Despite punitive Israeli tax freeze, Palestinians to pursue war crimes charges with Arab League financial help

Within days of Palestinians announcing they would join the International Criminal Court (ICC), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his country would stop transferring customs revenue to the Palestinian Authority. TheShow More Summary

Arab League, Al-Azhar condemn Paris shooting attack

The Arab League and Al-Azhar, the Sunni Muslim world’s premier Islamic institution, were among many countries and international organization that strongly condemned Wednesday’s deadly shooting attack on the office of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. Show More Summary

Arab League and top Muslim body condemn Paris attack

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

Cairo (AFP) - The Arab League and Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam's most prestigious centre of learning, both condemned a deadly attack Wednesday on a Paris satirical newspaper.

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May Stuart Scott rest in peace. International Politics Overall - The Arab League will meet at the request of the recognized government in Libya to discuss problems in the country - Iraq asked Australia to increase military aid because of the challenge of fighting the Islamic State - Intelligence officials in Australia still say ISIS is “resilient” despite Western-led [...]

Palestinians Prepare Their Next Move as U.N. Security Council Rejects the End of Israeli Occupation

3 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

Tuesday, the U.N. Security Council voted down an Arab League resolution on Palestine that would have called for an end to Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories within 3 years and a return to 1967 borders.

Palestinians ready next Move as UNSC rejects end of Occupation

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) — The UN Security Council yesterday voted down an Arab League resolution on Palestine that would have called for an end to Israeli occupation of Palestinian…

Leading rabbi tells Arab ambassador not to ‘shlep’ Kerry’s view of Palestine into discussion of religion and terrorism

When the ambassador of the Arab League said that Israeli occupation is fostering Islamic radicalism, Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt bridles, saying he's "rather offended" that he would "shlep" that view into a DC thinktank.

International Premier Tennis League Results 2014: India Scores and Winners

The International Premier Tennis League calendar shifted its focus to India on Saturday as the UAE Royals sought to defend their spot at the head of the standings. After Day 7, the United Arab Emirates franchise still boast the bragging...Show More Summary

Lavrov: Arab League Should Join Middle East Quartet

Speaking at the Russian-Arab forum in Sudan, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov said that an Arab League representative with a full-fledged member status should join the Middle East Quartet of the UN, US, EU and Russia.

World View: Arab League Agrees on Plan to 'End Israeli Occupation' of Palestine

This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Hong Kong police clash with protesters, worst violence in weeks Arab League agrees on plan to 'end Israeli occupation' of Palestine Egypt promises troops for Palestine to assist...Show More Summary

Palestinian President 'Will Never' Acknowledge Israel As Jewish State... But Recognizes 57 Islamic States

Mahmoud Abbas, the so-called "moderate" President of the Palestinian Authority, said on Saturday that his people will never recognize Israel as a Jewish state. Abbas, who spoke at an Arab League meeting in Cairo, said that Israel’s Jewish identity will never be legitimate in the eyes of Palestinian leaders. Show More Summary

Arab League to push UN on Palestinian state

Bloc agrees to present draft resolution to the Security Council setting a timeframe for creation of Palestinian state.

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

4 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

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