14 Jan 2012
The head of the Arab League warned on Saturday that Syria may be sliding towards civil war, as security forces fired on thousands of people who poured into the streets in support of army defectors who switched sides to try to topple President Bashar Assad.
09 Jan 2012
The opposition Muslim Brotherhood accused the Arab League of seeking to "cover up the crimes" of the Syrian regime, after the pan-Arab organisation decided to extend its observer mission.
05 Jan 2012
Syria on Thursday accused the United States of interfering in Arab League affairs, as a US envoy travelled to Cairo for talks with the bloc about ending the Damascus regime's crackdown on dissent.
04 Jan 2012
The Arab League called on Tuesday for an emergency meeting to discuss whether to withdraw the group's monitors from Syria, where security forces are still killing protesters despite the observers' presence, an Arab official said.
16 Aug 2014
Islamabad: Thousands of participants in two anti-government marches arrived in Pakistani capital Islamabad late on Friday to stage a sit-in and demand the resignation of the country's Prime Minister.
17 Jun 2014
Washington: United States has exuded confidence in meeting a deadline to reach an agreement with Iran on its nuclear programme, officials said, as top diplomats from the two countries along with other members of the P5+1 held latest round of talks on the issue in Vienna.
22 Dec 2011
UN leader Ban Ki-moon expressed concern on Wednesday about the mounting death toll in Syria and called on the government to give "full cooperation" to an Arab League peace plan.
12 May 2014
Baghdad: Authorities in Iraq have found the bodies of 20 soldiers shot dead after being kidnapped from a northern military base and a string of attacks on Sunday killed 21 people.
25 Nov 2011
The Arab League on Friday served Syria notice to endorse a plan for the dispatch of observers to monitor unrest in the country or face crippling sanctions.
09 May 2014
Tehran: Iran has received the fourth and fifth installments of previously frozen assets under an interim nuclear deal with world powers, the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced on Thursday.