10 Arab states commit to join fight against ISIS

2014-09-11 20:41
(Karim Sahib, AFP)

(Karim Sahib, AFP)

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Jeddah - Ten Arab states, including heavyweight Saudi Arabia, agreed on Thursday in Jeddah to rally behind Washington in the fight against Islamic State jihadists, as it vies to build an international coalition.

"The participating states agreed to do their share in the comprehensive fight" against ISIS, said a statement at the conclusion of a meeting between US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Arab counterparts.

In addition to Saudi Arabia, the other Arab states are Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

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