Formally the League of Arab States, the organization was created in 1945. Its stated mission is to "draw closer the relations between member States and co-ordinate collaboration between them, to safeguard their independence and sovereignty, and to consider in a general way the affairs and interests of the Arab countries".
"It’s not something extraordinary. It’s supposed to be a natural and normal thing. We want to move to Jerusalem not just for Brazil, but to set an example for all of Latin America,”
Although the Arab League is known for its acute bickering and sharp divergence over the issues, what is it that urged a strong and nearly unanimous reaction against Turkey?
Riyadh has already said the investigation so far shows that Iranian weapons were used and that the attack came from the north.
Netanyahu said on Tuesday he planned to annex the Jordan Valley, a large swathe of the occupied West Bank, if he wins a closely contested election just a week away.
Saudi Arabia is taking a wait-and-see approach in lead up to important summits.
Monthly safety net agreed to again but there’s still no guarantees.
“It would serve as a bulwark against Iranian aggression, terrorism, extremism and will bring stability,” said a spokesperson for the White House’s National Security Council.
In addition to widespread weakness within the Arab world, Israel’s stance in the region has been on the rise.
US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty on the Golan, published a scant few days before the summit, shows what little regard he has for meeting Arab heads of state.
President Donald Trump's signed a proclamation last week recognizing the Golan Heights as part of Israel, which annexed the area in 1981 after capturing it from Syria in 1967.