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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
 

Egypt army only wants foreign loans extreme need

Egypt's army said it has not accepted a $3.2 billion financing facility from the International Monetary Fund because it did not want to build up debts while it was in power for a transitional period.

December 8, 2011 9:05