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Arab League chief says Lebanon should be 'spared'

Arab League chief says Lebanon should be 'spared'

The Arab League held an extraordinary general meeting on Sunday in Cairo at the request of Saudi Arabia, which called the ministerial-level session to discuss "violations" by its rival Iran.

Saudi Arabia, Arab allies hold talks on Iran, Hezbollah

Saudi Arabia, Arab allies hold talks on Iran, Hezbollah

Regional tensions have risen in recent weeks between Saudi Arabia and Iran over Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri's surprise resignation and after an escalation in Yemen's conflict.

Lebanon FM to skip Arab League summit on Iran

Lebanon FM to skip Arab League summit on Iran

Lebanon's foreign minister will not attend an extraordinary Arab League meeting on Sunday called by Saudi Arabia to discuss "violations" committed by Iran, a ministry source told AFP.

Gulf crisis may be solved by December, says Kuwait

Gulf crisis may be solved by December, says Kuwait

Speaking to the official Kuwaiti news agency KUNA, Khaled al-Jarallah said Kuwait, the host, has not yet sent invitations to GCC leaders for the summit,

Qatar has not violated Riyadh pacts, says al-Muraikhi

Qatar has not violated Riyadh pacts, says al-Muraikhi

Doha ready for talks; Qatar against terrorism in all its types and forms, says Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.

Al Aqsa: Arab League says Israel 'playing with fire'

Al Aqsa: Arab League says Israel 'playing with fire'

The Arab League on Sunday accused Israel of "playing with fire" with new security measures at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site.

Ambassador refutes charges against Qatar

Ambassador refutes charges against Qatar

Qatar supports peace and justice and spends millions on educating and creating jobs in developing countries, offering more than 500 jobs to help adults, Qatar's Permanent Representative to the Arab League, Saif bin Muqaddam al-Buainain, has said.

Qatar plea to Arab League on students issue

Qatar plea to Arab League on students issue

The assistant director-general of the Arab League Educational Cultural and Scientific Organisation has received a message from HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohamed bin Abdul Wahed al-Hammadi.

Arab League requests UN probe over Israeli prisons

Arab League requests UN probe over Israeli prisons

The Arab League called Thursday on the United Nations to open an international inquiry in to ‘violations’ against Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails as some inmates enter their third week of hunger strikes.

Palestinian leader Abbas says Trump brings hope for 'peace'

Palestinian leader Abbas says Trump brings hope for 'peace'

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said on Thursday he hopes recent meetings with US President Donald Trump's team lead to "peace" between Israelis and Palestinians.

Qatar requests 'emergency' Arab League meet on Syria

Qatar requests 'emergency' Arab League meet on Syria

Doha has requested an ‘emergency’ meeting of Arab League envoys to discuss deadly Syrian regime air raids on the war-ravaged city of Aleppo, the official Qatar News Agency reported ...

Arab League chief calls for special court to try Israel

Arab League chief calls for special court to try Israel

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi called on Thursday for a special criminal court to be set up for Israel, at a meeting to condemn an announcement that it will never return the Golan Heights.