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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The League of Arab Nations had warned against any vacuum in power in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, which the league anticipates as a realistic possibility that threatens to relieve Israel of legitimate Palestinian negotiating partners and consequently of its obligations in accordance with the U.
Sudan has made a request to the secretary general of the League of Arab nations to hold this meeting," Sudanese ambassador to Egypt Abdel Moneim Mabruk told the Egyptian news agency.
Abdel Moneim Mabruk, the ambassador to Egypt, said: "Sudan has made a request to the secretary-general of the League of Arab nations [Amr Moussa] to hold this meeting.

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