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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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File - The Council of the Arab League will hold an extraordinary session on Saturday to discuss the potential implications and developments of the US embassy move announcement CAIRO - 7 March 2018: South Sudan submitted an official note on Tuesday to the General Secretariat of the Arab League (AL) to join the organization.
The Arab League stands firmly with security and stability in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.
The Kuwaiti minister is being accompanied by Assistant Foreign Minister for the Affairs of the First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, Assistant Foreign Minister for Arab League Affairs Azeez Al-Daihani, Kuwait's Permanent Representative to the Arab League Ahmad Al-Bakr and other ministry officials.
Cairo, Dhu-AlHijjah 22, 1438, September 13, 2017, SPA -- The Ministerial Council of the Arab League has decided to form an open ministerial group with the participation of Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit to face the Israeli plans in the African continent, including a summit between a number of African countries and Israel in the Republic of Togo.
Cairo, July 13 (SUNA) - The Arab League has expressed its regret over the American administration's decision not to lift its unilateral sanctions imposed on the Republic of Sudan finally and to suspend the lifting these sanctions until October 12, 2017.
The Arab League is in the midst of a financial crisis that is making it difficult for the 22-member organisation to maintain humanitarian activities or even pay the salaries of its employees.
TAP) -- Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui received Friday in Tunis Tunisian diplomat Slaheddine Jemmali on the occasion of his unanimous appointment by the Council of the Arab League Special Representative of the Arab League Secretary-General in Libya.
Jaafari, according to a ministry statement, called on the Arab League to "take a supportive stance to Iraq, and to confirm its refusal to the Turkish forces entry into Iraqi territory", praising the supervisor position of the Arab League to reject the Turkish intervention, and support for Iraq for the first time unanimously in December last year.
30 (BNA): Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Abul Gheit has expressed the Arab League appreciation of the Kingdom of Bahrain for its pivotal role and efforts exerted in supporting security, stability and peace in the Arab countries and the region.
by ONA Ambassador Ali bin Ahmed bin Hareb Al Is'aei presented his credentials as Oman's permanent representative to Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary General of the Arab League.
Cairo, May 26 (ONA) During the event organized by the Arab League to honor Sheikh Khalifa bin Ali al- Harthy, the Sultanate's accredited Ambassador to Egypt and its Permanent Delegate to the Arab League at the end of his termwith the Arab League, Dr.
Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, chaired at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Arab League, the second meeting of the Arab Quartet Committee Concerning Following-up of the Developments of the Crisis with Iran, and ways to address the interference of Iran in the internal affairs of Arab countries.