Arab League Priorities Clash with the Israeli Election Outcome

Steven Sahiounie The Arab League met in Algeria for the first time in two years, and their final declaration called for freedom for the Palestinian people who have suffered under a brutal Israeli military occupation for almost six decades.  The meeting of nearly 22 nations across the Middle East and North Africa coincided with Israeli…

Egypt’s Stance at the Arab Summit in Algeria

Viktor Mikhin This is the first meeting of the annual Arab Summit after the long break due to the coronavirus epidemic. It was supposed to be held in March this year but was postponed due to numerous disagreements over the agenda and the desire of the incoming chairman, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, to take some political steps…

Algeria Declaration: Palestine is Our Central Cause

Al Mayadeen The Arab League Summit issued, on its second day in the Palace of Conferences in Algiers, the Algeria Declaration document. The heads of the Arab states stressed “the centrality of the Palestinian cause and full support for the rights of the Palestinian people, including the right to freedom and self-determination and the right to return,…

Arab League Summit Kicks Off in Algeria

The CradleOn 1 November, Algeria will be hosting the first Arab League Summit since the signing of the Abraham Accords in 2020, which saw a number of Arab states including Bahrain, the UAE, and Morocco normalize ties with Israel. The last Arab League summit took place in 2019, a year before the normalization treaties were…

Arab League Summit – Hopes and Aspirations

Viktor Mikhin The next summit of the League of Arab States (LAS), whose participation has been confirmed by the heads of state of numerous Arab countries, will be held in Algiers in early November. On the agenda, of course, are primarily issues related to the reconciliation of a number of Arab countries and their consolidation…

Why the Arab World Stands Firmly with China

This article by Keith Lamb, first published in CGTN on 14 September 2022, describes the friendly relations between China and the Arab world, noting in particular that the Arab states have refused to support the West’s slanderous accusations in relation to human rights in Xinjiang. Indeed, numerous envoys from the League of Arab States have visited Xinjiang…

What to Expect at the Arab League Summit in Algiers

Amin Qammouria Algeria’s strong anti-colonial stance and ties to Russia, Syria and Iran ensures that the upcoming Arab League Summit in Algiers will be anything but business-as-usual Algeria will be taking the political centre stage in the Arab world when it hosts the 31st Arab League Summit on 2 November, the first after a three-year pandemic hiatus….

Iran’s Action Leads to Syria Being Welcomed by the Arab and International Community

Elijah J. Magnier Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei receives Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (Photo: Archive). The domino effect of Iranian tankers carrying gasoline to Lebanon via Syria generously affected and expanded Hezbollah’s influence in Lebanon and extended to the United States, Russia and several Arab states. The consequences have accelerated important regional and international…

NATO Deploys Polish Troops to Turkey for War with Syria

Rick Rozoff The North Atlantic Treaty Organization announced the deployment of Polish troops to Turkey as part of the military bloc’s six-year Tailored Assurance Measures for Turkey mission instituted to – as NATO described it – protect Turkey from Syria. That measure was taken after Turkey requested an Article 4 consultation with the other members of the…

Is Syria Finally on Track to Return to the Arab League?

Ekaterina Blinova Between 8 and 12 March, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made a three-leg Middle East trip to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia and Qatar. A byproduct of the Gulf tour was a renewed discussion over the resumption of Syria’s membership in the Arab League following its suspension in November 2011. Syria’s…

AIPU: Stop All Forms of Normalization with Israeli Occupation Entity

4 March، 2019 Amman, SANA The Arab inter-Parliamentary Union (AIPU) affirmed the need for stopping all forms of normalization with the Israeli occupation entity and taking a firm stance in this regard to continue efforts for supporting the Palestinian cause at all levels. The concluding statement of the 29th Conference of the Arab inter-Parliamentary Union…

Syrian Delegates Arrive for Amman Meeting on Damascus Readmission to Arab League

Sputnik-Middle East A Syrian delegation led by Parliament Speaker Hammouda Sabbagh has arrived in Amman for the 29th conference of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (AIPU), which is set to discuss the issue of the country’s readmission to the League of Arab States (LAS) among other things, the Syrian parliament said. According to the parliament’s press…