Arab League

Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, left, talks to his Emirati counterpart, Anwar Bin Mohamed Karkash, during a meeting with Arab foreign ministers at the League's headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Arab League renews $100M support for Palestinians

CAIRO (AP) — Arab foreign ministers meeting in Cairo have renewed their commitment to give $100 million in monthly aid to the government of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. The ministers also urged Arab governments falling […]

04/09/2014

Israel President Shimon Peres (AP Photo)

Israel’s Peres calls on UN to stop Syria bloodshed

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s president is calling on the United Nations to appoint the Arab League to set up a temporary government in Syria to stop the bloodshed. Shimon Peres’ comments Monday mark the highest-profile […]

08/26/2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a joint press conference with Jordan's Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, unseen, on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Amman. (AP Photo/Mandel Ngan, Pool)

Kerry wins Arab backing on Mideast peace effort

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry won Arab League backing Wednesday for his effort to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, raising hopes that the stalled negotiations could resume. Kerry cited significant progress […]

07/18/2013

Arab League calls for criminalization of blasphemy

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The head of the Arab League is calling for the international community to criminalize blasphemy, warning that insults to religion pose a serious threat to global peace and security. Nabil Elaraby’s […]

09/26/2012

French judges to exhume Arafat body in West Bank

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) – The widow of Yasser Arafat said Wednesday that French investigators will soon visit the West Bank to dig up the remains of her husband in hopes of determining what killed […]

09/05/2012