Étiqueté : illegal’


Qatar: UN affirm proof Saudi-led blockade illegal

A blockade against Qatar by several fellow members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is arbitrary and negatively impacting the people of the region, according to a new UN investigation. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain, as well as Egypt, cut diplomatic, trade and travel ties with Qatar in June last year,…


Arab League condemns US dawdle as ‘unsafe and unlawful’

The head of the Arab League has called US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital « dangerous and unacceptable » and a « flagrant attack on a political solution » to the Israeli- Palestinian conflict.  The statement by Ahmed Aboul-Gheit, the regional bloc’s secretary-general, came at the start of an emergency meeting of foreign ministers…