`Urgent need` for unified anti-jihadist force: Arab League

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi called on Monday for the creation of a unified Arab force to battle the spread of Islamic extremist groups.

AFP| Updated: Mar 09, 2015, 20:46 PM IST

Cairo: Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi called on Monday for the creation of a unified Arab force to battle the spread of Islamic extremist groups.

There is an "urgent need for an Arab military force" to fight "terrorist groups," Arabi told a meeting of league foreign ministers in Cairo.