Arab League

Arab League labels Hezbollah a 'terrorist' group

The move, which was not backed by Lebanon and Iraq, comes after the Gulf Cooperation Council adopted the same stance.


Arab League elects Egyptian ex-FM as secretary-general

Bloc of 22 majority-Arab states appoints Ahmed Aboul-Gheit, who was the only contender for the post.

Arab League

Arab League backs Saudis in Iran row

Arab foreign ministers rally behind Riyadh in dispute with Tehran over attacks on Saudi diplomatic missions.

Arab League

Arab League demands Turkish forces leave Iraq

In ongoing dispute, Iraq calls extraordinary meeting of bloc's ministers to force troop withdrawal from its north.


What they won't admit at the Arab Summit

Don't expect Arab leaders to take responsibility for the dreadful situation they helped bring about.

by Marwan Bishara

War & Conflict

Does the Arab League need an army?

Al Jazeera's Imran Khan analyses the question in his weekly blog on security issues.


Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance

Sudan's Bashir has been careful to travel only to countries that are not ICC members.

by Ayesha Kajee

Talk to Al Jazeera

Moncef Marzouki: The challenge of terrorism

Tunisia's president discusses whether his country can remain an island of stability in a troubled Middle East.


Arab League pledges to tackle Islamic State

Arab foreign ministers meeting in Cairo vow to act against Islamic State fighters who control swathes of Syria and Iraq.

Inside Story

Libya air strikes: escalation of proxy war?

The United Arab Emirates is accused of secretly bombing Tripoli with the help of Egypt.