The Arab League welcomed Russia's decision to withdraw its troops from Syria, saying on Wednesday the move would help U.N.-mediated talks to end the country's war.
President Vladimir Putin unexpectedly announced on Monday
Bahrain yesterday (March 28) backed the establishment of a pan-Arab rapid intervention force to defend regional security and stability.
"The task of the military force is to intervene promptly to deter any threat endangering
The Arab League has called for the creation of a regional force to combat militants as countries face a growing threat from Islamic State and other groups.
The ultra-radical group has taken over swathes of Iraq and Syria and splin
Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join air strikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back even after the group beheaded a British hostage and threatened to kill an
Arab foreign ministers meeting in Cairo on Sunday are expected to issue a resolution backing Iraqi and US efforts to confront Islamic State insurgents who have overrun large areas of Iraq and Syria and declared a cross-border caliphate, diplomat
Warning of "enormous" dangers, Kuwait urged Arab leaders on Tuesday to end multiple disputes complicating crises such as Syria's war and political turmoil in the most populous Arab state, Egypt.
Kuwait's emir, Sh
Arab League chief Nabil Elaraby said on Sunday peace talks aimed at ending the civil war in Syria were scheduled for November 23, but the international envoy for Syria said no date had yet been set for the long-delayed conference.
Arab states on Sunday urged the international community to take action against the Syrian government over a chemical gas attack that killed hundreds of civilians.
The final resolution passed by an Arab League m
France said on Sunday it could not act alone against Syria after the US stepped back from the brink, making Paris the last remaining top ally in the Western coalition to hesitate over punishing President Bashar al-Assad.
The Arab League squarely blamed Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad on Tuesday for a gas attack near Damascus and urged the UN Security Council to act, providing what diplomatic sources said was political cover for a possible US strike.