Kerry to hold Arab anti-IS talks Wednesday: Egypt official

US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Arab foreign ministers in Saudi Arabia Wednesday as he bids for a broad coalition against the Islamic State, a senior Egyptian foreign ministry official said.

AFP| Last Updated: Sep 09, 2014, 12:01 PM IST

Cairo: US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Arab foreign ministers in Saudi Arabia Wednesday as he bids for a broad coalition against the Islamic State, a senior Egyptian foreign ministry official said.

The talks in the Saudi port city of Jeddah, which will continue into Thursday, will be attended by ministers from Egypt, Jordan and the six Gulf Arab states as well as Iraq, the official said.