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 Moroccan envoy Omar Hilale, who introduced the resolution on behalf of the Arab League, said the text welcomed previous resolutions and recommendations stemming from a meeting between the UN and the League of Arab States.
Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, will preside over the opening session in the presence of the Commissioners for Peace and Security and Political Affairs, the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt, the representative of The Gambia, as Chair of the AU Peace and Security Council (PSC) for the month of November 2012, and other African and international dignitaries.
The launch of Arab Digital Universities Union under the patronage of the League of Arab States and headquartered at Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University in the UAE,
Parties also exchanged views on issues related to further development of cooperation between Tajikistan and the League of Arab States.
Ban in remarks to the League of Arab States Summit, taking place in Sharm el-Sheik, Egypt.
That followed Saudi Arabia's decision to block a speech due to be given by Wallstrom to the League of Arab States earlier this week.
UNITED NATIONS, February 02, 2012 (Balochistan Times): Speaking in the Security Council on the situation on the Middle East situation, Pakistans Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Abdullah Hussain Haroon expressed support for the efforts of the League of Arab States (LAS) to bring about a peaceful resolution of the situation in Syria.
The Syrian Foreign Ministry is expected to announce today Damascus' stance following contacts between the Minister of Foreign Affairs Walid Muallem and League of Arab States Secretary General, Nabil Arabi regarding the signature of the protocol of cooperation between Damascus and the Arab League.
The dates for the competition were confirmed following a meeting of the Higher Organising Committee headed by Shaikha Hayat Bin Abdul Aziz Al Khalifa, President, Women's Sports Federation, Muna Abdul Qader Al Merghani, acting president of the Youth and Sports Department at the League of Arab States, and Nada Al Naqbi, Chairperson of the Executive Committee and Manager, Sports Department, Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC).
Summary: A statement was released on Sunday by General Secretariat of the League of Arab States website, in which it was clarified that the statement attributed to the Secretary-General of the Arab League, Nabil Arabi, about the so-called Saharawi people's right to self-determination was misquoted.
Everyone, without exception welcomed the holding of the Summit on its scheduled time in Baghdad , and it was agreed with the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States that Dr.
The meeting was attended by ministers and representatives of eighteen Arab states and twelve states from the Latin- American Nations' Union, in addition to the League of Arab States and several UN organisations.

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