Arab League

Tit-for-tat game leads Arab league to blame Israel

Arab foreign ministers say Israel is "wholly responsible for the dangerous stalemate" in US-brokered peace talks scheduled to end on April 29.

Arab report slams US ideas for security in Palestine

The Arab League has rejected US proposals that would allow Israeli soldiers to be stationed on the eastern border of a future Palestinian state.

Syria becomes talking point of Arab League summit

Arab leaders will offer plans to break the political 'stalemate' engulfing Syria but they will not demand the resignation of President Bashar Assad.

Iraq hammered by roadside bombings

Car and roadside bombs have killed at least 43 people in cities across Iraq, extending a spate of violence ahead of next week's Arab League summit.

Saving Syria

The Responsibility to Protect doctrine is in danger of being deemed useless as thousands of Syrian civilians continue to die at the state's hands.

China seeks amends with Arab League after Syria veto

A Chinese envoy has met the head of the Arab league as the country tries to repair relations damaged by its veto of a UN resolution on Syria.

UK foreign secretary labels Syrian violence ‘appalling’

British Foreign Secretary William Hague has called ongoing violence in Syria "appalling", while stressing the importance of the Arab League's role.

Al-Qaeda support for Syrian revolt poses new problems

Al-Qaeda has voiced its support for Syria's revolt, posing new problems for the West and Arab nations, who have called for its president to step down.

‘Friends of Syria’ coalition to become a reality

The Arab League is likely to launch a "Friends of Syria" coalition and appoint a special envoy to the strife-torn country.

Homs blitzed by Syrian troops

Syrian troops have sealed off the population of a rebel stronghold in the city of Homs and bombarded it using tanks, helicopters and artillery.

After the veto: Russia takes lead in Syrian crisis

Russia has stepped into efforts to resolve the deepening Syrian crisis, calling for an "Arab solution" to the anger against Bashar al-Assad's regime.

Arab League seeks UN support on Syria

As the monitors head out of Syria, the Arab League has called on the United Nations to support a plan to end President Bashar al-Assad's rule.

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South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.