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League of Nations

A world organization established in 1920 to promote international cooperation and peace. It was first proposed in 1918 by President Woodrow Wilson, although the United States never joined the League. Essentially powerless, it was dissolved in 1946.

League of Nations

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an international association of states founded in 1920 with the aim of preserving world peace: dissolved in 1946
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Noun1.League of Nations - an international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations; although suggested by Woodrow Wilson, the United States never joined and it remained powerless; it was dissolved in 1946 after the United Nations was formed
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The Arab League Council holds its 149th session at the level of foreign ministers in Cairo on Wednesday.
Earlier on Tuesday, the 148th Session of the Arab League Council at the level of Foreign Ministers was held at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Arab League in Cairo.
This came during a joint press conference between the Minister and Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul-Gheit this evening following the conclusion of the 149th session of the Arab League Council at the level of the Arab foreign ministers held under the chairmanship of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
A diplomatic source at the Arab League told MENA that the note would be referred to the Arab League Council which would hold its 149th session on Wednesday at the level of the foreign ministers.
7 (BNA) : Foreign Affairs minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa received his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry, on the sidelines of the 149th Ordinary Session of the Arab League Council at the Ministerial Level in Cairo.
Abul-Gheit made the statement to the opening of the 149th session of the Arab League Council on the ministerial level at the League's Secretariat in Cairo.
Cairo, July 23 (Petra)--The Arab League Council announced that it will hold an emergency meeting at the level of foreign ministers next Wednesday to discuss to the current situation in occupied Jerusalem in light of the continued Israeli escalation in the city.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Arab League Council held Israel responsible for closing al-Aqsa Mosque and preventing Muslim worshipers from holding their prayers at the holy site.
CAIRO, July 17, 2017 (WAFA) -- The Arab League Council Monday held Israel responsible for closing al--Aqsa Mosque and preventing Muslim worshippers from holding their prayers at the holy site.
Cairo: The Sultanate took part in the Arab League Council meeting organised at the request of Kuwait to discuss the deteriorating humanitarian situations in the Syrian city of Aleppo.
Chairing the annual consultation meeting of the Arab League Council at the ministerial level, held at the UN headquarters in New York on the sidelines of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, in the presence of the Secretary-General of the Arab League and the foreign ministers of member countries, Khemaies Jhinaoui highlighted the critical importance of this meeting in the implementation of decisions emanating from the League' Council in Cairo September 8, 2016.
Stainland will find out their first-round opponents when the draw is made at the League Council meeting on February 2.

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