Mr. Maksoud represented the Arab League at the United Nations and in Washington.
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 League Secretary General Nabil al-Araby said that Arab countries support China's position on ‘safeguarding’ its sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Military sources say talks under way to extend "regime of silence" truce to city as Arab League mulls emergency session.
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 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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
The former UN and Arab League envoy to Syria says the country's military conflict could have been resolved as early as 2012 if all the participants had talked to Russia back then, as Moscow had a more realistic analysis of the situation on the ground.
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem slammed on Saturday the Arab League’s branding of Hezbollah as a terrorist group and described the decision as “shameful” and “absurd.” “The latest decision taken by the Arab League on Hezbollah is absurd,” said Muallem at a news conference he held in Damascus. “I support what the Iraqi foreign minister said about […]
The Arab League has declared the Lebanese Shia Muslim movement Hezbollah a terrorist organization – a week after a similar move by Arab Gulf states. The Arab League, dominated by Sunni Muslim countries, said the decision had been near unanimous. Hezbollah is a key political and military force in Lebanon, and is involved in the […]
The former UN and Arab League envoy to Syria says the conflict 'could have been solved in 2012'.