13, · Baghdad Iraq is deploying an unprecedented number of security forces to protect e capital for an upcoming meeting of e Arab world's top leaders, a . 26, · Leaders of Arab League countries are ga ering in Baghdad for a ree-day summit e first of its kind in Iraq for more an two ades. Iraqi officials say e ga ering from ch 27. Foreign ministers of e Arab League are meeting in Baghdad today. It's some ing of a return to e world stage for e Iraqi capital, king e first time in two ades Baghdad has hosted is summit of Arab leaders. NPR's Kelly McEvers is ere to cover e event and joins us now. Good morning, Kelly. Morning Edition. Arab League Holds Summit In Baghdad. 28, · Arab leaders were ga ering in Baghdad for e first Arab summit in e Iraqi capital in ades. e government has spent $500 million preparing for e meeting . Foreign Minister Mohamad Al-Hakim chaired e emergency meeting of e League of Arab States Council at e ministerial level to discuss e peace plan announced by US President Trump. Hakim gave Iraq’s speech in which he stressed e sensitivity of e current circumstance, and its seriousness after announcing e Middle East peace plan. 02, · in Politics Arab League meeting Wednesday to discuss its Baghdad Summit. by Ahmed Hussein 2, 11:03 am. 46. 28, · Foreign ministers from 21 Arab states have ga ered in Iraq ahead of e Arab League’s annual summit, which will be held in Baghdad for e first time since e US-led 2003 invasion. e Arab League (Arabic: الجامعة العربية , al-Jāmiʻa al-ʻArabiyya), formally e League of Arab States (Arabic: جامعة الدول العربية , Jāmiʿa ad-Duwal al-ʿArabiyya), is a regional organization in e Arab world, which is located in Africa and Western Asia. e Arab League was formed in Cairo on 22 ch 1945 initially wi six members: Egypt, Iraq. 03, · Salih made e re ks during a meeting Tuesday wi visiting Secretary-General of e Arab League Ahmed Abul Gheit at e As Salam palace in Baghdad, e Iraqi presidency said in . 29, · Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat and Iraqi Minister of Trade Alaa Al-Jabouri are to chair a ministerial level meeting on Friday in Baghdad. in Baghdad.. For e first time in a generation, leaders from 21 states ga ered in Iraq for e Arab League 's annual summit. Iraq is hoping e summit will better integrate its Shia-led government into e Sunni-dominated Arab world, and it has deployed ousands of soldiers and police across Baghdad to prevent insurgent reats from upending it. For e first time in a generation, leaders from 21 states ga ered in Iraq for e Arab League's annual summit. Iraq is hoping e summit will better integrate its Shiite-led government into e Sunni-dominated Arab world, and has deployed ousands of soldiers and police forces across Baghdad to prevent insurgent reats from upending it. 29, · Fewer an half e Arab League's 22 heads of state turned up for e summit, reflecting eir suspicion of Iraq's government and its close ties to non-Arab Iran. Iran is also Syria's closest ally. Arab League Holds Summit In Baghdad. By WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne. 21, · e Arab League meeting began wi Arab officials criticising e air strikes on Baghdad in mid- ember but acknowledging it would be difficult to forge a unified statement. 09, · If Iraq can successfully pull off e meeting of Arab heads of state, it would be a huge accomplishment for e Iraqi government. Last week, e Arab League confirmed Iraq was going ahead wi hosting e ga ering, but last-minute developments could still lead to a ision to convene e meeting elsewhere. Salar Jaff and Ned Parker in Baghdad. 03, · Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit (L) and Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Hakim attend a joint press conference in Baghdad, Iraq, on t. 3, . Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Hakim on Tuesday met wi Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit over Arab and regional issues, ahead of a meeting for Arab foreign. 06, 1978 · BAGHDAD, Iraq, . 5 (Reuters) — e Arab League summit meeting ended tonight wi an unexpectedly mild laration calling on Egypt to . 15, · 1944 - Official representatives from Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Nor Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Transjordan (Jordan) and Arab community in British Mandate Palestine meet in Alexandria, Egypt, and agree to form e League of Arab States.. 1945 - Arab states sign Arab League Pact, ereby formally inurating e league.. 1946 - Arab League members sign Cultural Treaty. 27, · UAE Ambassador to Iraq Abdullah al-Shihy, right, attends e meeting of Arab economic, finance, and trade ministers as part of Arab League Summit in Baghdad, Iraq. Palestine was supposed to chair Arab League meetings for e next six mon s, but Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki told a news conference in e West Bank city of Ramallah at it no longer wanted e position. Palestine has ided to concede its right to chair e League’s council (of foreign ministers) at its current session. BAGHDAD (AP) — Drought and uprisings are reatening to undermine e Middle East's economy, Arab officials said Tuesday as ey discussed plans to boost e region's stability at e start Economic talks open Arab League meeting in Iraq. World. wenatcheeworld.com. After e years of violence and instability in Iraq, Baghdad is hosting is week's Arab League meeting. Reporter for our partner e BBC Rami Ruhayem discusses e welcome leaders sh. Baghdad hosts Arab League summit First meeting since Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait in 1990 set to focus on economic issues and crisis in Syria. 28 12:07 GMT. 27, · UAE Ambassador to Iraq Abdullah al-Shihy, right, attends e meeting of Arab economic, finance, and trade ministers as part of Arab League Summit in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, ch 27, . Economic ministers from across e Arab world are looking at ways to develop tourism and ensure access to increasingly strapped water supplies in e region. 11, · Foreign ministers from Arab League countries met on Wednesday to discuss Turkish and Iranian interference in e region and e Palestinian cause. File photo of an Arab League meeting . 05, 1990 · After meeting in Alexandria wi Mr. Mubarak, who has been e most outspoken Arab critic of e invasion, he flew on to Baghdad. ''I ink Arab leaders are capable of finding a . e Arab League Meeting on Iraq Iraq News UARY 25, 1999 By Laurie Mylroie. e central focus of Iraq News is e tension between e considerable, proscribed WMD capabilities at Iraq. Your Community NPR Station. Site Menu DONATE. Menu. Arab League Holds Summit In Baghdad. By WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne • 28, WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne • 28, . 23, 2005 · Al-Chadirchi: In principle, I am in favor of any national dialogue [such as e Arab League initiative to a national reconciliation conference] if it is conducted in Iraq. e problem is an Iraqi. , · At a meeting on Wednesday, foreign ministers from Arab League countries said ey would not stand motionless in face of e Turkish greed . ey said at Turkey was demonstrating at behaviour in Syria, Libya and nor ern Iraq, as well as in a dispute wi Greece and Cyprus over territory. Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby (seated, 2nd L) and Libya's Economy Minister Ahmad al-Kushali (2nd R) attend an Arab economy, finance and trade ministers meeting as part of e Arab League Summit in Baghdad ch 27, . Baghdad, 3 (IANS) Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Hakim on Tuesday met Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit ahead of a meeting of Arab Foreign Ministers on . BAGHDAD – Drought and uprisings are reatening to undermine e Middle East’s economy, Arab officials said Tuesday as ey discussed plans to boost e region’s stability at e start of a key summit in Baghdad. For e first time in a generation, leaders from 21 states ga ered in Iraq for e Arab League’s annual summit. 29, · Poor turnout for Arab League summit in Baghdad Less an half e member nations attend meeting, reflecting mistrust of Iraq regime 29 ch , 5:27 pm 0 Edit. 29, · Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on ursday hosted Baghdad's first Arab League summit in two ades, a meeting dominated by Syria's crisis. 19, 2002 · BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) Arab League Secretary-General Amre Moussa expressed hope for Iraq's relations wi e United Nations and o er Arab countries after a two-hour meeting . 23, · e drone attack coincided wi alleged meetings of Iraqi high-ranking officials wi members of e outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), who are based in nor ern Iraq. Baghdad . Assistant Arab League Secretary Hussam Zaki said Iran and Turkey are seeking to interfere in Arab affairs and seek opportunities at e expense of Arab states. e Cairo meeting on Wednesday was. Vijay Prashad: Saudi and Qatari heads of state are no-shows at Baghdad meeting. 01, · Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly travelled on Saturday morning to Baghdad to participate in e meeting of e Egyptian-Iraqi high committee, which will be held later today. 26, · Egypt hopes for more meetings wi Jordan, Iraq on regional issues Iraq is traditionally a key part of e Arab world and Arab League. In is context, Baghdad, Cairo and Damascus are e.