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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 member states and other Islamic countries, including Iran, have pledged funds to help make up the shortfall.
We have informed our brothers in different Arab countries that reasonable and minimum steps which can be taken by the Arab League member states are to lift the sanctions unilaterally," Mr Sahaf said.
The mission of the center is to build capabilities through practical training provided to decision-makers of Arab League member states and hold conferences, seminars and discussions aiming to promote economic policies and implement them in the region, he said.
Cairo, Rajab 03 , 1436,April 22 , 2015,SPA -- Heads of Staff of the armies of the Arab League member states stressed the need for joint collective work to find solutions to the issues of the Arab region and the importance of the formation of a joint Arab force to enable the Arab countries to deal effectively with the current challenges.
Delegates taking part in the meeting represent a wide range of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Arab League member states along with US, UK, France, Russia, China and other countries.
Ministers from the 22 Arab League member states have conducted meetings with their Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry and President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi at a time when the region faces a number of crises.
Meanwhile, the Secretary-General of the Arab League Nabil Elaraby went to Ramallah but did not bring with him the one hundred million dollars pledged by the Arab League member states.
Arab League member states are expected to partake in the conference.
The Turkish Foreign Minister indicated that the economic and trade relations between Turkey and the brotherly and friendly Arab world have witnessed remarkable development where the volume of trade exchange between Turkey and the Arab League member states reached USD 37 billions in 2008 , and such an increase constituted five folds of the trade exchange volume compared with 2002, and the trade exchange volume has reached USD 24 billions in the first 10 months of current year , but such a number was USD 32 billions in the same months of last year.
Some of the luster of a Security Council post also fades with the reality that Lebanon only won its seat because the post regularly circulates among the 22 Arab League member states, Bou Habib said.
Moussa and the Arab League member states to strive for a closer rapport with Arab-Americans and Americans in general.

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