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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Important Arab League resolution condemns Iran's destabilizing regional policies.
These projects were approved at the Arab League summit last July in Mauritania.
According to a statement of the Foreign Affairs Department, he also underlined the important role of the Arab League in encouraging Libyans to dialogue in order to reach a consensual political settlement that restores stability in Libya, preserves its territorial integrity and guarantees Security and prosperity of its people.
Abul Gheit cited Bahrain's proposal to establish the Arab Court of Human Rights that was welcomed by the Arab countries and endorsed by the Arab League resolution, pending approval of the Arab states to enter the stage of establishment and joining its membership.
Cairo: Ambassador Ali bin Ahmed bin Hareb Al Is'aei presented his credentials as the Sultanate's permanent representative to Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary General of the Arab League at the organisation's headquarters yesterday.
The Arab League Secretary General presented the Arab League Shield to Sheikh Khalifa bin Ali al- Harthy in recognition of his efforts during his term.
Mohammed bin Nakhaira Al Dhahiri, the UAE Permanent Representative to the Arab League and UAE Ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt, Dr.
Arab League Deputy Secretary General Ahmed Bin Heli told journalists Monday that Al-Araby received an official memo from Egypt calling for an urgent meeting for Arab foreign ministers on 10 March "to appoint a new secretary general since the Arab summit was postponed to July".
Deputy Arab League Secretary General Ahmad Bin Hilli said the Secretariat General extended invitations to the army chiefs to follow up on a resolution of the Arab Summit in Sharm El Sheikh to establish a joint Arab force.
The club that is the Arab League is the oldest regional organization in the modern era -- at 69 years it is older than the UN.
26 (Saba) -- Foreign Minister Abu Baker al-Qirbi met here on Sunday with Arab League deputy secretary general, Ahmed bin Helli.
Hitti, a senior Arab League official and the former head of the Arab League Mission in Paris, will assume his new mission as of forthcoming February.

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