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Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri (2R) gestures during a meeting of foreign ministers at the headquarters of the Arab League in the Egyptian capital Cairo on Sept. 7, 2014. (credit: MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)

Arab League Agrees To Take Urgent Measures To Combat ISIS

The Arab League agreed Monday to take urgent measures to combat extremists like the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria as one of its suicide bombers killed 16 people at a meeting of Sunni tribal fighters and security troops in Iraq.

09/08/2014

The U.S. and other nations supporting the Syrian opposition agree that President Bashar Assad's planned presidential election is a "farce" and are prepared to redouble efforts to support the Syrian opposition, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.  (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Kerry: Syrian Presidential Election A ‘Farce’

The U.S. and other nations supporting the Syrian opposition agree that President Bashar Assad’s planned presidential election is a “farce” and are prepared to redouble efforts to support the Syrian opposition, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.

05/15/2014

U.N.-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi ended direct talks between the Syrian government and opposition leaders without signs of progress. (PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Syria Peace Talks In Doubt After 6th Day In Geneva

U.N.-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi ended direct talks between the Syrian government and opposition leaders without signs of progress.

02/16/2014

Residents of Aleppo walk through rubble following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces. (BARAA AL-HALABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Syria Strikes Kill 400 So Far This Month In Aleppo

Syrian activists say government shelling and airstrikes have killed about 400 so far this month in the country’s largest city.

02/14/2014

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