Kerry to visit Egypt to push anti-IS coalition: Arab League

US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Cairo Saturday as Washington seeks to build an international coalition to counter Islamic State jihadists, an Arab League official said today.

Arabs vow to confront Islamic State, cooperate with international efforts

Arab League foreign ministers agreed on Sunday to take all necessary measures to confront Islamic State and cooperate with international, regional and national efforts to combat militants who have overrun swathes of Iraq and Syria.

Kerry discusses IS with Arab League chief

Secretary of State John Kerry discussed Saturday the Islamic State threat with the head of the Arab League, ahead of the group`s next round of discussions.

Arab League condemns Israeli `war crimes` in Gaza`s Shejaiya

Arab League on Sunday lashed out at Israel for pounding Gaza`s Shejaiya district, accusing the Jewish state of "war crimes" and calling for an "immediate stop" to its offensive.

Arab League calls on `all parties` to back Egypt-proposed Gaza truce

Arab foreign ministers in Cairo on Monday called on "all parties" to accept an Egyptian proposal to end the raging conflict between Israel and Hamas, after the Palestinian militant group signalled its rejection of the truce.

Arab League denounces Israeli `war crimes` in meeting on Gaza

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi accused Israel on Monday of war crimes, as Egypt asked Arab foreign ministers at a meeting in Cairo to support its initiative to end week-long fighting in Gaza.

Arab League seeks urgent UN Security Council meet on Gaza

The Arab League called Tuesday for the UN Security Council to hold an urgent meeting to discuss the deadly Israeli air campaign against the Gaza Strip, Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi said.

Israel limits contact with Palestinians as talks falter

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered ministers to limit contact with their Palestinian counterparts.

Israel limits contact with Palestinians as talks falter

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered ministers to limit contact with their Palestinian counterparts.

Syria`s warring sides meet for talks in Geneva: UN

Syria`s government and opposition sat down Tuesday for their first face-to-face talks this month, at a session chaired by joint UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi, the United Nations said.

Syrian government, opposition discuss security: Brahimi

The Syrian government and the opposition delegations discussed the security situation in the country on the ground, the international mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said.

Syrian talks to continue: Lakhdar Brahimi

The UN-Arab League Special Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said that the Syrian talks would continue despite the fact that any breakthrough was yet to achieved.

Egypt urges Arab League members to act against Brotherhood

Egypt urged Arab League members on Monday to enforce a counter terrorism treaty that would block funding and support for the Muslim Brotherhood after Cairo designated it as "terrorist" group.

India, Arab League agree on `new format` to bolster ties

India and the 22-nation Arab League on Tuesday held wide-ranging discussions on key bilateral, regional and international issues like situation in Syria and the Middle East peace process, and have decided to explore new areas of cooperation to further enhance ties.

Arab League chief meets Khurshid, two documents inked

Nabil Elaraby, the secretary general of the League of Arab States, met External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid and held talks on a wide gamut of bilateral, regional and international issues, including Syria.

Attend Geneva-II conference: Arab League urges Syrian opposition

Arab League foreign ministers meeting here have called on the Syrian opposition to attend the Geneva-II conference on restoring peace in the troubled country and form a delegation as soon as possible.

UN envoy arrives in Syria for Geneva-II preparations

Lakhdar Brahimi, the UN-Arab League joint special envoy, arrived in Syria Monday wrapping up a regional tour aimed at garnering support for the upcoming Geneva-II international conference on Syria.

UN-Arab League envoy in Iran for talks on Syria peace

The UN-Arab League envoy to war-torn Syria arrived today in Tehran for talks with the foreign minister of Iran, a top ally of the embattled Damascus regime, state media said.

Arab League chief says Syria peace talks set for November 23

Arab League chief Nabil Elaraby said on Sunday peace talks aimed at ending the conflict in Syria would take place on November 23 in Geneva.

`Arab League to back Russia plan on Syria`

The Arab League will back a Russian plan to place Syria`s chemical weapons under international supervision for eventual destruction, its secretary general said.