Iraq gears up for Arab League summit

Syria is expected to be high on the agenda for conference that Baghdad last hosted in 1990 after invading Kuwait.

    Syria is going to be at the top of the agenda during an Arab League summit in Baghdad later this month. 

    It will be the first meeting of Arab foreign ministers in Iraq since 1990 - just after Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait. 

    Jane Arraf reports on how the government is preparing.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    From Qatar to Alaska, a personal journey exploring what it means to belong when your culture is endangered.