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Arab leaders agree joint military force

Mar 29, 2015 - 10:37 PM

Arab leaders agree to form a joint military force after a summit dominated by a Saudi led offensive on Shiite rebels in Yemen and the threat from Islamist extremism

ARAB LEADERS. A general view of delegates attending the closing session of the Arab League summit, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, 29 March 2015. Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

'Urgent need' for unified anti-jihadist force – Arab League

Mar 09, 2015 - 9:28 PM

UPDATED Arab League chief Nabil al Arabi stresses the importance of cooperation in areas related to security protection and the exchange of information between Arab countries

REJECTED WORLDWIDE. Demonstrators at a rally supporting Kurdistan hold placards protesting against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria or ISIS in front of the White House on August 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

US expands Iraq strikes as Obama plans strategy

Sep 07, 2014 - 4:07 PM

UPDATED The new strikes deepen Washington s involvement in the conflict and were a significant escalation for President Barack Obama

FRONTLINE. An Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighter holds his weapon as he holds a position on the front line in Khazer, near the Kurdish checkpoint of Aski kalak, 40 km West of Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, on September 7, 2014. Safin Hamed/AFP

Arab League denounces ISIS crimes against Yazidis

Aug 11, 2014 - 6:22 PM

Arabi strongly denounced the crimes killings dispossession carried out by the terrorist ISIS against civilians and minorities in Iraq that have affected Christians in Mosul and Yazidis

IN PROTEST. Kurds and Yazidi take part in a protest rally in Frankfurt Main, Germany, 09 August 2014. They protested against the invasion of large parts of the Iraq by the jihadist group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Boris Roessler/EPA

Arab foreign ministers on Gaza solidarity visit 'soon'

Aug 06, 2014 - 9:20 PM

The ministers will assess reconstruction needs in the battered enclave after a nearly month long war between Israel and Hamas

VISIT. Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi said a delegation of Arab foreign ministers, including those of Egypt and Jordan, will visit Gaza "soon". Photo from EPA

Arab League chief backs Saudi on UN Council move

Oct 20, 2013 - 10:34 PM

Arab League chief Nabil al Arabi backed Saudi Arabia s rejection of a seat on the UN Security Council saying the diplomatic body had failed in its responsibility towards the Arab world

‘DOUBLE STANDARDS.’ Saudi Arabia rejects a seat at the UN Security Council until it over “double standards” in resolving world conflicts like Syria. File photo by Don Emmert/AFP

Obama warns Assad on chemical weapons

Dec 04, 2012 - 1:03 PM

US President Barack Obama dramatically told Syria s President Bashar al Assad Monday December 3 not to turn chemical weapons on his own people

AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad