Arab League chief Nabil Elaraby has urged Arab countries to take a “firm stand” against Israel’s demand that the Palestinians recognize it as a Jewish state, calling it a deviation from an agreed-upon framework for peace talks. Elaraby delivered his remarks Sunday at an Arab Foreign Ministers meeting in Cairo. Last week, Palestinian leader Mahmoud […]
By Ross Buchanan Despite operating in an economy under sanction from the European Union, the Arab league, the United States, and 11 non-EU European governments; young Syrians are mustering an entrepreneurial spirit above their nation's...Show More Summary
With preparations for this year’s Arab Summit, to be held in Kuwait on March 25 and 26, well under way, attention is turning to the need to reform the body to help it meet the challenges of the 21st century. Asharq Al-Awsat spoke with Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby about the upcoming Arab Summit. He […]
After a “tense but rather promising” meeting today between representatives of the Syrian Government and the main opposition group on reaching a political end to the country’s three-year-civil war, the United Nations/Arab League mediator said that the first round of talks will end tomorrow with no serious breakthrough or “any real change in position” of […]
UN Arab League envoy to Syria to meet rival delegations separately, but they are not meeting each other face to face.
We’ve been directed to some pretty mad scenes from the United Arab Emirates earlier today. In a league match between Ajman and Al-Ahli, the away side were awarded a controversial penalty in stoppage time. The penalty as converted and Al-Ahli won 2-1, leaving the home side’s fans and officials ‘angry and confused’. Upon the final [...]
This article was co-authored with Dr. Morad Abou-Sabe, President of the Arab American League of Voters of New Jersey. Media can play a myriad of roles in an attempt to reveal truth amidst chaos. Witnesses, including journalists, at the...Show More Summary
Last night, I watched Arabe Unido (from Panama) beat Houston Dynamo 1-0 in the CONCACAF Champions League. Aside from the vile filth that was supposedly futbol, I could not help but notice a few reasons why CONCACAF will never have … Continue reading ? Open Letter to CONCACAF: Why the CONCACAF Champions League is a Joke is a post from World Soccer Talk.
The week of ridiculous team goals continues with a stunning move from Al Qadsia’s win at Al Faisaly on Tuesday in the AFC Cup. Kuwait’s Al Qadsia advanced to the final of Asia’s version of the Europa League with 1-0 away win in Jordan to close out a 3-1 aggregate victory. The only goal of the [...]
Scores of civilians, rebels and pro-regime fighters were killed in the streets of Syria as suicide bombers reeked havoc across the country over the weekend. Reports of savage fighting came as the Arab League on Sunday proposed peace talks between President Bashar Assad’s government and opposition forces on Nov. Show More Summary
BEIRUT (AP) — Reflecting confusion in efforts to convene an international conference to end Syria's civil war, the Arab League chief announced on Sunday that talks will take place next month in Geneva, only to have the U.N. envoy flatly deny a date has been set.
BEIRUT (AP) — An international conference aimed at ending Syria's civil war is planned for Nov. 23, the head of the Arab League said Sunday, although the U.N. envoy to Syria said the date has yet to be finalized and that peace talks will not be held "without a credible opposition."
Syria peace talks Nabil el-Araby, Secretary General of the Arab League, announced an international conference on Syria would take place in Geneva on November 23 and 24. Syrian opposition leaders criticized the announcement. At leastShow More Summary
(BEIRUT) — A key international conference aimed at ending Syria‘s civil war will be held in Geneva in late November, according to an announcement by the Arab League chief on Sunday that followed weeks of diplomacy to finalize the meeting. Show More Summary
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Arab League chief Nabil el-Araby says a key international conference aimed at ending Syria's civil war will be held in Geneva on Nov. 23 and 24.
Arab League chief Nabil Elaraby said on Sunday that the peace talks aimed at ending the conflict in Syria would take place on November 23 in Geneva. “I discussed the Syria file with Lakhdar Brahimi and it was decided that the Geneva meeting would take place on November 23 and arrangements are being made to [...]
Arab League chief says long-delayed peace conference will convene on November 23, aiming for political transition.