a confederation formed in 1945 by Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Jordan, and Yemen and later joined by Libya, Sudan, Morocco, Tunisia, Kuwait, Algeria, Bahrain, Mauritania, Oman, Qatar, Somalia, and the United Arab Emirates.
The Annan plan, like the failed Arab League plan, contains no timetable for implementation.
Syrian Rebels Unite In Turkey, Press for Peace Plan Owen Matthews March 31, 2012
The resignation of Kofi Annan, the U.N. and Arab League special envoy for Syria, made official what was long ago apparent.
Syrian Crisis Won’t Be Resolved With the Tactics Used in Libya P.J. Crowley August 3, 2012
This needs to involve the Arab League sooner and Russia later.
The Syrian Endgame: How the U.S. Can Speed Up Revolution P.J. Crowley February 7, 2012
If clarification of that mission is called for, do we need to go back to the Security Council and the Arab League?
Obama’s Trap in Syria Joshua Muravchik March 24, 2011
The 22-nation Arab League has called for a no-fly zone over Libya.
Let Libya’s Neighbors Fix It Leslie H. Gelb March 15, 2011
He thanked the Arab League for their vote, terming it “a first and important step and a basis for an international decision.”
Rebel Leader: Give Us a Chance Fadel Lamen March 13, 2011
Gaddafi once again spars with fellow Arab leaders at an Arab League meeting in Doha, Qatar, in March 2009.
Muammar Gaddafi’s 25 Strangest Moments David A. Graham February 22, 2011
Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat says timing of the request to be decided next week by the Arab League.
“Hagit, you’re dead.” Orly Halpern July 16, 2012
This is consistent with stated American, UN, Palestinian and Arab League policies.
We Need to Talk Hussein Ibish May 6, 2012
In May 2011, Obama delivered an address in which he laid out exactly the parameters expressed by the Arab League yesterday.
How Will Bibi React To Revamped Arab League Peace Initiative? Ali Gharib April 29, 2013
the league of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to further cultural, economic, military, political, and social cooperation
- Arab legion
a police force (1920–56) under British supervision, responsible for keeping order among desert tribesmen in Trans-Jordan. Historical Examples But now his Arab Legion troopers were beginning to face reality. Border, Breed Nor Birth Dallas McCord Reynolds But at this rate, it’ll still take a month for us to equal the Arab Legion in Tamanrasset. Border, […]
- Arab republic of egypt
(def 1). Arab Republic of. a republic in NE Africa. 386,198 sq. mi. (1,000,252 sq. km). Capital: Cairo. Formerly (1958–71) United Arab Republic. an ancient kingdom in NE Africa: divided into the Nile Delta (Lower Egypt) and the area from Cairo S to the Sudan (Upper Egypt) noun a republic in NE Africa, on the […]
- Arab spring
a series of uprisings in Arab countries, beginning in Tunisia in December 2010, in which protesters challenged the existing authoritarian regimes. Contemporary Examples But from Burma to the Arab Spring, Lagarde said she believes individuals help drive change and progress. Christine Lagarde at Davos: Europe Must ‘Guard Against Relapse in 2013’ Daniel Gross January 23, […]
- Arab street
noun the Arab street (informal) public opinion in the Arab world Contemporary Examples Both American opinion and the arab street are unified in their opposition to U.S. involvement. Obama’s Syrian “Red Line” Could Return Us To The Mistakes of Iraq Lloyd Green May 4, 2013