Posts Tagged ‘League of Arab States’

AL observer mission in suspense

Sunday, January 29, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Jan 29, 2012

In a statement released in Cairo Saturday, the Arab League says it has ordered its observers in Syria to suspend their activity there in order to avoid getting involved in violence. Read more…

SYRIA:Arab League calls for immediate ceasefire in Syria

Saturday, January 28, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 28, 2012

The Arab League Chief Nabil Al Arabi has demanded that Syria should immediately end all violence against civilians amid reports of new crackdowns on the opposition. Read more…

EU foreign ministers have agreed to increase sanctions on Syria

Monday, January 23, 2012 Comments off


Meeting in Brussels, 27 EU foreign ministers agreed Monday to increase sanctions on Syria, EU Council press office said. Read more…

Arab League prolongs monitors mission in Syria

Monday, January 23, 2012 Comments off

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The Arab League has prolonged the mandate of its monitors in Syria. Atan extra session in Cairo on Sunday the foreign ministers of the Leagues’ countries have also decided to increase the number of monitors. Read more…

Syria:Arab League mission to stay on in Syria

Friday, January 20, 2012 Comments off

The one month mandate of the Arab League’s mission in Syria expired on Thursday.

But the mission will continue to work in Syria in its usual regime, the head of the monitoring group Sudanese General Mohamed Ahmed Mustafa ad Dabi said Thursday. Read more…

Moscow urges Arab League to help Syria

Thursday, January 19, 2012 Comments off

Photo: RIA Novosti   

Moscow has urged the Arab League to promote the resumption of a dialogue between Syria’s government and the opposition, Russia’s Foreign Ministry stated after Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov talked with the League’s Secretary General Nabil el Araby over the phone. Read more…

League of Arab States holds back new observers to Syria

Thursday, January 12, 2012 Comments off

The League of Arab States has temporarily postponed sending a new group of observers to Syria after the recent incident when a convoy of cars with observers was attacked in Latakia on the Mediterranean. 11 people were injured in the Monday attack. Read more…

Dialogue to help end violence in Syria – Russia’s Deputy FM

Thursday, January 12, 2012 Comments off


Syria’s Ambassador in Moscow Riyad Haddad. Photo: RIA Novosti 

Russia believes that the beginning of the all-Syrian dialogue will help to stop violence and prevent interference into the country’s affairs from outside, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said meeting Syria’s Ambassador in Moscow Riyad Haddad in Moscow Wednesday. Read more…

Arab League’s monitors attacked in Syria

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 Comments off

Arab League observers in Syria. Photo: EPA   

In the Syrian city of Latakia, unknown protesters have attacked monitors of the Arab League, Al-Arabia TV channel reported Tuesday. Read more…

Syria explains troops and tanks by terror threat

Monday, January 9, 2012 Comments off

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Tanks and troops on Syrian streets are to protect people from terror threats the country’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Jihad Makdissi told reporters on Monday. Read more…