Tag: Arab League
February 6, 2012 | 7:12 am
January 12, 2012 | 1:39 am
Five Reasons Not to Attack Iran
Writing in The Diplomat, Adam B. Lowther of the U.S. Air Force’s Air University presents his own reasons why the United States should think again before launching any kind of military assault on Iran.
“Iran possesses what is likely the most...
December 1, 2011 | 10:21 am
The Arab League stepped up sanctions against Syria over its violent suppression of a popular revolt.
The Cairo-based umbrella group of Arab countries, which last month expelled Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime, announced a travel ban Thursday against 17 Syrian VIPs. Assad...
October 3, 2011 | 11:18 am
March 9, 2011 | 10:11 am
Amr Moussa, the head of the Arab League and an Egyptian presidential candidate, said he would not break his country’s peace treaty with Israel.
According to several news outlets, Moussa said he would keep the treaty but would plan to renegotiate the deal supplying natural gas to...
February 28, 2008 | 5:00 pmIrked by the slow rate of progress in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, major Arab players are threatening to withdraw their offer to normalize ties with Israel once a Palestinian state is established.
Underlying the Arab reassessment is a deeper problem: Arab belief in the viability...
December 6, 2007 | 7:00 pm
Whenever the Arab League gets together for its biannual meetings, journalists in Cairo—where the pan-Arab body is based—joke that they can write the final communiqué themselves, as they wait for the officials to come out of their meetings and talk to the media. Seven years might...