Arab summit

At the upcoming Arab summit

Feb 28,2017 -JORDAN TIMES = Hasan Abu Nimah Amman will host the annual Arab leaders’ summit on March 29, 2017. On the agenda will be myriad of very difficult issues, probably topped by the Arab-Israeli conflict. Since the Arab League was created seven decades ago, this issue has been a regular […]

Jordan to host next Arab summit

By JT – Oct 24,2016 -JORDAN TIMES   AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday issued directives to host the Arab League’s 28th session after Yemen apologised for not being able to host the summit. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh informed Arab League Secretary General Ahmed […]

Arab League minimising Palestine

Aug 02,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – HASAN ABU NIMAH Like the many annual Arab summits in the last decade, the latest in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott was an unexciting event. Other than expressions of goodwill, empty promises and routine political rhetoric, the summit produced nothing that can be viewed as […]

Worn-out clichés

Jul 27,2016 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL The final communiqué of the 27th Arab Summit is disappointing to say the least. This disappointment comes as no surprise, since most of the results of previous Arab summits have been the same. The decisions of the attending Arab leaders or their representatives paid […]

Iraq tests regional muscle with Arab summit

Source: Reuters Author: Patrick Markey Iraq’s Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki will seek to showcase his country’s diplomatic return to the region this week when leaders gather for the first Arab League summit in Baghdad in two decades, and the only one hosted by a Shi’ite Arab ruler. With violence from […]

Four Arab worlds will meet in Baghdad

By Rami G. Khouri The Daily Star Lebanon I have been following the deliberations of Arab summit meetings for my entire adult life, and still remain dubious about the value of such gatherings. The summit taking place this week in Baghdad seems no different – but the Arab world itself […]

Jordan PM to head delegation to Arab Summit

AMMAN/BAGHDAD — Deputising for His Majesty King Abdullah, Prime Minister Awn Khasawneh will head the Jordanian delegation to the 23rd Arab Summit, which opened in Baghdad on Tuesday. The delegation includes ministers of industry and trade and foreign affairs Sami Gammoh and Nasser Judeh, respectively, Jordan’s Ambassador to Egypt and […]