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The Arab League's Permanent Committee on Human Rights has called on the International Criminal Court prosecutor to urgently investigate "the crimes of the Israeli occupation" against Palestinians.
The Quartet trying to help bring order to chaotic Libya says it supports holding presidential and parliamentary elections this year, and will provide observers and electoral assistance to ensure the voting is free and fair
Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit has said resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict would require a two-state solution.
The Arab League has welcomed a UN-backed roadmap to end the Syrian war and vowed to support international efforts to implement a ceasefire.
The head of the Arab League has urged its members to confront Islamic State extremists "militarily and politically", issuing an apparent call to arms.
Islamic State suicide bombers have attacked Libya's election commission in the capital, killing at least 14 people in the worst such attack in years that aimed to disrupt a nation-wide vote planned for later this year.
Libya's unity government has called for "urgent intervention" by the international community to end military escalation in its south, warning of a possible "civil war".
Arab League foreign ministers have declared Lebanon's Shi'ite movement Hezbollah a terrorist group, after Sunni-dominated Gulf monarchies adopted the same stance.
Army chiefs from Arab League nations have met in Cairo to start work on the establishment of a region-wide military force aimed at combating jihadists, including the ISIS group.
Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi has accused Israel of war crimes, as Egypt asked Arab foreign ministers at a meeting in Cairo to support its initiative to end week-long fighting in Gaza.
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