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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
 
Arabs to decide on Syria monitors early next month

Arabs to decide on Syria monitors early next month

Suspending monitors comes days before League chief's UN briefing; Arab ministers seen meeting in week of Feb. 5; China, Russia have resisted calls for tougher Syria stance

January 29, 2012 10:52
 

Rights groups urge Arab League to suspend Syria

Arab and international rights groups said on Wednesday the Arab League should suspend Syria's membership because of its violent crackdown on opposition to the rule of President Bashar al-Assad.

September 15, 2011 10:43