Arab League


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Arab League

also League of Arab States
An association of Arab states established in 1945 to promote cooperation among members regarding economic and social development and foreign policy.

Arab League

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the league of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to further cultural, economic, military, political, and social cooperation

Arab League

An organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote military, economic, political, and cultural cooperation.
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Noun1.Arab League - an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
Algeria, Algerie, Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria - a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s
Afars and Issas, Republic of Djibouti, Djibouti - a country in northeastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; formerly under French control but became independent in 1997
State of Bahrain, Bahrain, Bahrein - an island country in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi Arabia; oil revenues funded progressive programs until reserves were exhausted in 1970s
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
Al-Iraq, Irak, Iraq, Republic of Iraq - a republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Jordan - an Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea
State of Kuwait, Koweit, Kuwait - an Arab kingdom in Asia on the northwestern coast of the Persian Gulf; a major source of petroleum
Lebanese Republic, Lebanon - an Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean
Libya, Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya - a military dictatorship in northern Africa on the Mediterranean; consists almost entirely of desert; a major exporter of petroleum
Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Mauritania, Mauritanie, Muritaniya - a country in northwestern Africa with a provisional military government; achieved independence from France in 1960; largely western Sahara Desert
Al-Magrib, Kingdom of Morocco, Maroc, Marruecos, Morocco - a kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956
Muscat and Oman, Oman, Sultanate of Oman - a strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula; the economy is dominated by oil
Katar, Qatar, State of Katar, State of Qatar - an Arab country on the peninsula of Qatar; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1971; the economy is dominated by oil
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia - an absolute monarchy occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula in southwest Asia; vast oil reserves dominate the economy
Somalia - a republic in extreme eastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; subject to tribal warfare
Republic of the Sudan, Soudan, Sudan - a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Egypt and the United Kingdom in 1956
Syria, Syrian Arab Republic - an Asian republic in the Middle East at the east end of the Mediterranean; site of some of the world's most ancient centers of civilization
Republic of Tunisia, Tunisia - a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean coast; achieved independence from France in 1956; "southern Tunisia is mostly desert"
United Arab Emirates - a federation of seven Arab emirates on the eastern Arabian peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1971; rich in oil reserves
Republic of Yemen, Yemen - a republic on the southwestern shores of the Arabian Peninsula on the Indian Ocean; formed in 1990
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Arab League Secretary General Nabil Al-Araby has said that a decision to suspend Syria's membership of the league has to be taken by the Arab states not by the League's administration.
March 14 politicians have also slammed the government, mainly Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour, over Lebanon's position at the Arab League.
The meeting which was attended by the Arab League Representative in Sudan, Ambassador, Salah Halima reviewed the necessity for monitoring the elections, capacity building of the observers and the effective role of the civil society organizations in monitoring the elections .
The Bilateral Model Arab League (MAL) provides university students the opportunity to represent Arab nations in a simulation of the League of Arab States.
L'Oreal's compliance with the Arab League Boycott and its attempt to circumvent the laws with respect to the boycott are all fully presented in documents that were seized by the French court from L'Oreal's headquarters.
Efforts to gain support in the Arab World for the idea of a greater Morocco did not receive much support despite efforts in the early 1960s to enlist the Arab League for its cause.
Qaraqe thanked and praised the Arab League Secretary-General, Nabil al-Arabi, and the Palestinian ambassador to the League, Mohammad Sbeih, for the donation which was delivered to the ministry.
The report also said that the Arab League had decided to open channels of communication with a Libyan rebel council based in Benghazi to discuss the situation on the ground.
The 75-year old Moussa has been leading the Arab League since 2001.
The Arab league SG expressed thanks and high consideration for the efforts made in Tunisia, under the leadership of President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali, to boost economic development in the Arab world, which finds expression once again in the hosting of this forum.
Sudanese president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir (R) and Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa (L) February 14, 2010 (EPA)
Moussa and the Arab League member states to strive for a closer rapport with Arab-Americans and Americans in general.

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