FIFA scandal: Arab League slams `hateful campaign` against Qatar
FIFA scandal: Arab League slams `hateful campaign` against Qatar

The Arab League on Sunday condemned what it called the "hateful campaign" against Qatar`s controversial hosting of the 2022 World Cup, amid a corruption scandal rocking football`s governing body FIFA.

Arab Army chiefs begin work on building regional force

 Army chiefs from Arab League nations on Wednesday began work on building a region-wide military force aimed at combating jihadists including the Islamic State group.

Arab Army chiefs meet to plan regional force

 Army chiefs from Arab League nations met in Cairo on Wednesday to start work on the establishment of a region-wide military force aimed at combatting jihadists including the Islamic State group.

UN Secretary General to meet with Iraqi leaders in Baghdad

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Baghdad on Monday for meetings with Iraq`s leaders, a UN official confirmed. 

Arab summit agrees on unified military force for crises
Arab summit agrees on unified military force for crises

Arab leaders at a summit in Egypt announced the formation of a unified military force to counter growing security threats from Yemen to Libya and as regional heavyweights Saudi Arabia and Iran engage in sectarian proxy wars.

Yemen intervention to go on until Huthi `surrender`: Arab League

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi said on Sunday a Saudi-led offensive in Yemen will continue until the Huthi Shiite rebels "surrender" their weapons and withdraw from areas they seized.

Egypt`s Sisi renews call for Arab force citing `unprecedented` threats

Egypt`s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi urged Arab leaders at a summit on Saturday to back the creation of a joint military force, saying the region faced "unprecedented" threats.

Arab League announces support for coalition against Houthis

The secretary general of the Arab League, Nabil al-Arabi, announced on Thursday the league's full support of the coalition of Arab states led by Saudi Arabia against the Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen.

Yemen FM calls for `urgent` military intervention ahead of Arab summit

Yemen`s foreign minister called Wednesday for urgent military intervention in his country ahead of an Arab League summit in Egypt, as rebel forces closed in on the beleaguered government in Aden.

 

'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.

 

`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.

Qatar recalls ambassador to Egypt following dispute over Libya strikes

Qatar has recalled its ambassador to Egypt, state news agency QNA said late on Wednesday, following a dispute over Egyptian air strikes on Islamic State targets in Libya.

Qatar recalls ambassador from Egypt over Libya strikes
Qatar recalls ambassador from Egypt over Libya strikes

 Qatar recalled its ambassador to Egypt on Thursday "for consultation" following a row over Cairo`s air strikes on jihadist targets in Libya, Qatari state media said.

Qatar recalls ambassador from Egypt over Libya strikes: Report

Qatar recalled its ambassador to Egypt on Thursday "for consultation" following a row at an Arab League meeting over Cairo`s air strikes on jihadist targets in Libya, Qatari state media said.

Arab League to meet on Yemen Wednesday

The Arab League said it will hold an extraordinary meeting Wednesday on the crisis in Yemen where Shiite Huthi militiamen have ousted Western-backed president Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi.

Arab League to push for new Palestinian UN resolution

The Arab League said on Thursday it will seek to shore up international support for another attempt to obtain a UN resolution on ending Israel`s occupation of Palestinian lands.

Arab League and top Muslim body condemn Paris attack

The Arab League and Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam`s most prestigious centre of learning, both condemned a deadly attack Wednesday on a Paris satirical newspaper.

Indo-Arab League team to visit Palestine

 A delegation of the Indo-Arab League led by its chairman Syed Vicaruddin will visit Palestine and Jordan.

India, Arab League condemn terror in all its manifestations

Pitching for deeper engagement, India and the powerful Arab League on Friday discussed ways to step up cooperation in trade, investment and energy security and "condemned terrorism in all its manifestations."

India stresses unfailing commitment to Palestine

 India on Friday reiterated its "unfailing and long standing commitment" to the Palestinian cause and stressed that there "has been, and can be no change in this position".