arab league

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".

PA requests urgent Arab League meeting over Brazil trade mission

"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,”

ARAB FOREIGN MINISTERS and delegates attend the annual Arab League meeting in Cairo last month
Turkey’s Syria operation threatens Arab leaders

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?

By ALI DEMIRDAS
19/10/2019
Saudi says it will respond appropriately if probe confirms Iran's role in attacks

Riyadh has already said the investigation so far shows that Iranian weapons were used and that the attack came from the north.

By REUTERS
21/09/2019
Arab League
Arab League calls Netanyahu plan to annex West Bank areas 'aggression'

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.

By REUTERS
11/09/2019
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
What is Saudi agenda for ‘emergency summits’ on Iran?

Saudi Arabia is taking a wait-and-see approach in lead up to important summits.

Hebron
Arab League again seeks to rescue Palestinian Authority economy

Monthly safety net agreed to again but there’s still no guarantees.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
24/04/2019
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, Bahrain's Deputy Prime Minister Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khali
An Arab NATO in the making

“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.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
11/04/2019
Voices From The Arab Press: THE NEW ARAB SUMMIT IS OLD

In addition to widespread weakness within the Arab world, Israel’s stance in the region has been on the rise.

By MEDIA LINE
11/04/2019
Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Abul Gheit, Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz
A poorly attended Arab League summit in Tunis with no concrete results

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.

06/04/2019
Arab leaders pose for the camera, ahead of the 30th Arab Summit in Tunis, Tunisia March 31, 2019
Arab leaders condemn U.S. recognition of Israeli Golan

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.

By REUTERS
31/03/2019
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