Arab League


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Arab League

An international organization intended to foster political and economic cooperation, and to deal with matters of regional concern. For example, it was able to prevent full-scale civil war in Lebanon in 1958 and has managed the Arab boycott of Israel since 1948. Since the early 2000s, it has been involved in the attempt to broker peace with Israel and the Palestinians. It was established in 1945 and is based in Cairo.
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Arab League chief Ahmad Abu Al Geit said yesterday (monday) Lebanon should be "spared" from spiralling regional tensions, during a visit to Beirut.
Arab League spokesman Hossam Zaki said: "The league has limited financial resources, which is why it needs to cut down its spending.
This appointment is part of the implementation of the resolution adopted by the 146th session of the Foreign Affairs Ministers Council of the Arab League presided over by Tunisia.
The Arab League chief said he is mulling a proposal which he will pursue during the upcoming pan-Arab ministerial meeting in Cairo on September 8 which is to express his aspiration that all Arabs become united and give the Arab League the opportunity to harness its capabilities in dealing with these problems, he said.
He expressed the Sultanate's appreciation of the role played by the Arab League Secretary General.
The committee submitted its report on this issue to the Arab League Council at its 154th regular session held at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Arab League.
Arab League Secretary General Nabil Al-Araby, whose current term ends on 1 July, said Sunday that he will not run for another term in office, as reported by Egyptian state news agency MENA.
Palestine is one cause that the Arab League had embraced from the onset.
He underlined that the Arab League will support the outcome of the NDC outputs, reiterating support for the unity and stability of Yemen.
The Scientific Technical Committee at the level of senior officials, headed by Iraq, started today its 8th meeting at the headquarters of the Arab League in order to prepare for the Arab Water Ministerial Meeting, which will be held under chairmanship of Dr.
Earlier this week, the Arab League handed Syria's seat to the opposition during a two-day summit held in the Qatari capital of Doha.
The King pledged support to all steps taken by the Arab League to strengthen relations and activate co-operation between member states.

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