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LEBANON – SYRIA
IS threatens Lebanese Christians, Hezbollah, as Arab League declares the latter a “terrorist” group
In a video, IS calls on Christians to convert to Islam, urges Sunnis to rise up and impose Islamic law on Lebanon. Hezbollah, which is fighting the al-Nusra Front and IS in Syria, is declared a terrorist group. Arab League and Arab Gulf States also condemn "terrorist" Hezbollah. Riyadh is accused of supporting extremist groups in Syria and Iraq. Iran warns against putting Lebanon’s stability at risk.
09/07/2007 ISRAEL – ARAB LEAGUE
Arab League delegation visits Israel for the first time
The meeting, scheduled for Thursday, will give Arabs a chance to find out Israel’s attitudes towards the peace plan which includes recognition by the 22-member League of the Jewish state in exchange for a return to the pre-1967 border, the creation of a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital and a “just solution” the Palestinian refugee question.
Ex premier Hasina released from jail, heads for USA
The leader of the Awami League today left the country for medical care in the United States. Before her departure she requested the interim government release other party members currently being held in prison and the removal of the state of emergency.
Israel prepares to celebrate the 60th year of its existence
Heads of state and government officials from all over the world are expected at the celebration. Conferences, concerts, and exhibitions of the armed forces are scheduled, together with art competitions for children, memorials for the victims of the Holocaust, ecological activities, and exhibits.
Assad offers amnesty, Arab League discusses military intervention
The act of clemency would apply to crimes committed during the ten months of unrest, and to deserters. Qatar sheikh calls for Arab troops deployment to the country to the stop the killing. He had taken the initiative against Gaddafi in Libya.
Arab League mission to Damascus raises doubts
Assad was able to get the protocol changed. Now 150 League observers will be accompanied by soldiers and submit regular reports to the Syrian government. Opposition calls for UN intervention. About 250 people are killed in the last two days.
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