09 Feb 2012
The Arab League and United Nations may send a joint observer mission to Syria where the government's deadly crackdown could worsen, UN leader Ban Ki-moon has said.
21 Jan 2012
Pressure mounted on the Arab League on Saturday to seek UN intervention in the face of growing exasperation that the bloc's hard-won observer mission in Syria has failed to staunch 10 months of killing.
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.
20 May 2014
Washington: United States on Monday welcomed Russia's announcement to pull back its troops from the Ukrainian border, but said that it has not seen any movement so far.
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.
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.
24 Jun 2014
Baghdad: United States Secretary of State John Kerry pledged ‘intense’ support for Iraq against the ‘existential threat’ of a major militant offensive pushing toward Baghdad from the north and west.
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.