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 First Session of the Forum on Economy and Arab Cooperation with the Central Asian States and Azerbaijan took place in Riyadh on 13 May 2014 when the Memorandum of Cooperation between Tajikistan and the League of Arab States was signed.
Mohammed Ibrahim Al-Twaijri, assistant secretary general for economic affairs at the League of Arab States, said at present intra-Arab trade was mostly in commodities, and that there were plans to promote trade in services as well.
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.
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.
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).
June 12, 2011 (KHARTOUM) -- The soon-to-be independent state of South Sudan is perfectly entitled to join the League of Arab States (LAS), according to the organization's envoy in Juba.
At a joint news conference with the US Under Secretary for Political Affairs, William Burns, the minister expressed Morocco's support for some positions of the UN Security Council, the European Union, the League of Arab States, and other international powers.
Cairo, (SANA) -- The League of Arab States on Sunday expressed resentment of the U.
Amr Moussa, the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, said that the Arab World is yet to get over the current global financial crisis.
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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