Posts Tagged ‘Arab League’

 

Arab League rejects Israel as Jewish state – So, who is the Arab League?

editor 15 July 2017

By Eli E. Hertz.. It is illuminating to examine the record of the League of Arab States since the founding of the League in 1945, which is hardly a model for peaceful settlement of disputes in the spirit of the United Nations. Prior to the establishment of the Jewish state, the League took the following steps: (more…)

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‘Palestine’: The Real Apartheid State

editor 6 December 2014

By Jerold Auerbach.. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, now serving the tenth year of his four-year term, recently defamed Israel’s “apartheid government.” Speaking in Cairo last weekend (November 29, 2014) at an emergency session of the Arab League, he announced: “We will never recognize the Jewishness of the state of Israel.” (more…)

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Arab foreign ministers back Abbas’ UN bid for occupation deadline

editor 11 September 2014

By The Associated Press.. Palestinian president set to present his new diplomatic plan to the UN General Assembly this month. Arab foreign ministers say they will back Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s efforts to lobby the United Nations to set a deadline for Israel to end its occupation of lands captured in the 1967 war and make way for an independent Palestinian state. (more…)

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Israel continues to try to provide humanitarian aid to Gaza, Hamas blocks it

editor 11 August 2014

By Sharyn Mittelman.. With Hamas’ rejection of a ceasefire proposal on Tuesday, proposed by Egypt, backed by the Palestinian Authority (PA), the Arab League and US, and accepted by Israel, it appears the Gaza conflct will continue to the detriment of Israelis and Palestinians.

Hamas leaders sitting safely in underground bunkers clearly do not care about the continued suffering of civilians in Gaza. As a Washington Post editorial notes: (more…)

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Arab League Prepares to Reject Israel as Jewish State

editor 30 March 2014

By Joshua Levitt.. Arab foreign ministers met on Sunday (March 23, 2014) to finalize the agenda of a two-day Arab summit this week in Kuwait, where they are expected to reject Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish state, Asharq Al-Awsat reported, citing Kuwaiti Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al Sabah and Kuwait News Agency, KUNA. (more…)

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Arab League rejects Israel as Jewish state – So, who is the Arab League?

editor 27 March 2014

By Eli E. Hertz.. It is illuminating to examine the record of the League of Arab States since the founding of the League in 1945, which is hardly a model for peaceful settlement of disputes in the spirit of the United Nations.

Prior to the establishment of the Jewish state, the League took the following steps: (more…)

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To get at Obama and Kerry, Arab League summit drafts hard-line ultimatums for Israeli-Palestinian peace track

editor 26 March 2014

By DEBKAfile.. Arab leaders whose summit begins in Kuwait Tuesday, March 25, are set to carry hard-line ultimatums for the US-sponsored Palestinian-Israeli negotiations as a means of derailing US Secretary of State John Kerry’s stubborn effort for a peace accord, and as a red flag for President Barack Obama three days before he lands in Riyadh.. (more…)

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Saudi Peace Initiative – Arab League No Model for Peace

editor 6 June 2013

By Eli E. Hertz.. In March 2002, the Arab League met in Beirut and adopted a two-state solution proposal, based on normalization of relations with Israel in exchange for a complete Israeli withdrawal to the pre–Six-Day War and the return of the 1948 refugees. This proposal was a non-starter, designed more as a positive image builder for Arabs and especially for the Saudis, who made up 15 of the 19 September 11 hijackers, than a genuine contribution to peace in the Middle East. (more…)

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Hamas says no peace with Israel under any terms

editor 8 May 2013

By Ryan Jones.. While the American administration gets all excited over the Arab League making passing mention of its previous regional peace proposal, Western power-brokers are completely ignoring the fact that Palestinian powerhouse Hamas rejects the idea of peace with Israel under any circumstances. (more…)

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