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Arabs ask Russia to back them on Syria crisis

Arabs ask Russia to back them on Syria crisis

Arab League countries pressed Russia on Saturday to back their efforts to end violence in Syria at a meeting of Arab foreign ministers in Cairo on Saturday attended by Russia's Sergei Lavrov.

March 10, 2012 4:43
 
Saudi Arabia names first Iraq envoy since Gulf war

Saudi Arabia names first Iraq envoy since Gulf war

Saudi Arabia, which has had frosty ties with Iraq's Shi'ite-led government, has named an ambassador to Baghdad for the first time since Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait in 1990, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari said on Tuesday.

February 21, 2012 4:21
 
Qatar, Arab league urge UN Council to act on Syria

Qatar, Arab league urge UN Council to act on Syria

The head of the Arab League and the prime minister of Qatar urged the UN Security Council on Tuesday to take swift action to stem the escalating violence in Syria and to endorse an Arab plan for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to give up power.

February 1, 2012 1:14
 
UN’s Ban says hopes security council united on Syria

UN’s Ban says hopes security council united on Syria

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday he hoped the Security Council would reflect international will when it deliberates a draft resolution calling on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to quit power.

January 31, 2012 3:16
 
Oman: Syria crisis must be resolved through peace plan

Oman: Syria crisis must be resolved through peace plan

Arabs will not agree to foreign military intervention in Syria, Omani Foreign Minister Yousef bin Alawi said in an interview broadcast on Friday, stressing that the only way to end the crisis was through an Arab League peace plan.

January 28, 2012 1:16
 
Arabs may call on UN to help in Syria

Arabs may call on UN to help in Syria

Presence of monitors has not stopped violence; Qatar says mission cannot stay to "waste time"; Arab states oppose foreign military intervention

January 8, 2012 1:27
 

Syria signs deal to let in Arab monitors

Arab League chief says implementation is key; Elaraby says League needs to meet to lift sanctions; Advance team to go to Syria to prepare for monitors

December 19, 2011 3:48
 
Arabs may take Syria peace plan to UN

Arabs may take Syria peace plan to UN

In a battle of wills with Syria, the Arab League meets on Wednesday to decide on its next step after a call for troop withdrawal from cities remain unheeded.

December 18, 2011 3:32
 

Syria must sign Arab Peace plan by Sunday – Qatar

The Arab League gave Syria until Sunday to sign an initiative to end its military crackdown on nearly a year of pro-democracy protests, Qatar's foreign minister said on Saturday.

December 4, 2011 9:56
 

UAE carriers to suspend Syria flights next week

The UAE airlines will suspend flights to Syria next week under sanctions imposed by the Arab League, the government of Dubai's press office said in its Twitter feed on Wednesday.

November 30, 2011 12:10
 
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