Posts Tagged “Arab League”

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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