Posts Tagged “Arab League”

Reorganize and improve the Arab League

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Reorganize and improve the Arab League

Reorganize and improve the Arab League The Arab League needs to be reorganized putting an emphasis on moderation and public relations while targeting for expulsion the extremists in the Arab World. It’s the only way to counter Israel’s abusive political public relations campaigns to demonize the Palestinians, blame all Arabs for ISIS, and tighten the…

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Another worthless “Arab Summit” of rhetoric

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Another worthless “Arab Summit” of rhetoric

Another worthless “Arab Summit” of rhetoric The Arab World is in bad need of a public relations and communications strategy, but the organization that should be leading that drive, the Arab League, doesn’t even understand why its important. The old saying that “the Arabs have the best cause but the worst lawyers, while Israel has…

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Arab League celebrates Arab women

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Arab League celebrates Arab women

Arab League celebrates Arab women No Turning Back! League of Arab States celebrates Fifth Annual Arab-American Day honoring the Arab woman The grand entrance hall of the United States Institute of Peace overflowed the first week of December with hundreds of prominent men and women from government, academia, and business. They came to hear and…

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UN, Årab League tackle sexual violence against women

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UN, Årab League tackle sexual violence against women

The United Nations and the League of Arab States today signed an agreement to strengthen collaboration on prevention of conflict-related sexual violence in the Arab region. The agreement was signed in Cairo, Egypt, by the UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict,Zainab Hawa Bangura, and Nabil el-Araby, Secretary-General of the League of the Arab…

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Arab League backs Saudis against Iran aggression

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The Arab League met in emergency session to show support for Saudi Arabia which is spearheading a front to block increasing aggression by Iran and its radicalized, oppressive government. Tehran accused of provoking violence targeted at undermining Arab World stability Gulf Cooperation Council also condemns Iranian violence and terrorism in region Arab League foreign ministers meeting…

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Arab League hosts 4th annual Arab American Day

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Arab League hosts 4th annual Arab American Day

Arab World ambassadors join Arab league in conference saluting American Arab activism at Washington D.C. commemoration this week The Fourth Annual Arab-American Day 2015, hosted by the League of Arab States in cooperation with the Council of the Arab Ambassadors in Washington, DC., ended an afternoon of panel discussions and serious business networking on a…

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Saudis vow to continue Yemen campaign against Houthis

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Saudis vow to continue Yemen campaign against Houthis

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz ordered troops to enter Yemen last week to confront the Houthis, armed militants accused of terrorism. The invasion is backed by 10 regional nations. The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz today vowed that the Saudi-led coalition against Houthi rebels in Yemen will continue until…

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Maksoud praises American Human Rights Council work

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H.E. Dr. Clovis Maksoud issued the following Open Letter to the Dr. Opada Alzohaili, President of AHRC (American Human Rights Council): “Your inaugural meeting of AHRC’s mission constitutes an opportunity to widen the framework of commitment to human rights and hopefully human security. The Arab American community which worked very hard to ensure the human and civil…

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UNRWA urges Arab League to commit $47 million for Gaza recovery

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UNRWA urges Arab League to commit $47 million for Gaza recovery

UNRWA urges Arab League to commit $47 million for Gaza recovery By Ray Hanania and Mohammed Asad (All photos copyright 2014 Mohammed Asad and may be used with full attribution to Mohammed Asad and The Arab Daily News.) The Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), Pierre Krahenbuhl, this week urged the Arab League…

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International Human Rights groups argue proposed Arab Court for Human Rights needs more work

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International Human Rights groups argue proposed Arab Court for Human Rights needs more work

International Human Rights groups argue proposed Arab Court for Human Rights needs more work On 31 August, 17 regional and international human rights organizations sent a joint statement to Arab foreign ministers, urging them to delay their adoption of a statute on an Arab Court for Human Rights. The foreign ministers are scheduled –according to the Secretary…

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US Astronaut who placed satellite for Arab League dies

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US Astronaut who placed satellite for Arab League dies

Obituary: US Astronaut who placed satellite for Arab League dies Former NASA astronaut Steven R. Nagel, who served as a mission specialist on his first space shuttle flight, pilot on his second and commanded his final two, died Aug. 21 after a long illness. He was 67 years old. After his last shuttle flight, Nagel became deputy director…

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Al-Sisi’s brutal crackdown on opposition will backfire

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Al-Sisi’s brutal crackdown on opposition will backfire

Al-Sisi’s brutal crackdown on opposition will backfire  By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz West Palm Beach, Florida The course of revolutions is unpredictable. Three years ago, while it was Tunisia which ignited the Arab Spring, it was Egypt’s Tahreer Square which displayed the richest moments of struggle for freedom. The multitudes of peaceful protestors in Tahreer –…

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