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March 12, 1988 | DON SHANNON, Times Staff Writer
Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III on Friday ordered the Palestine Liberation Organization to close its U.N. observer mission by March 21 in compliance with a new U.S. law barring the PLO from maintaining an office on U.S. soil. The League of Arab States immediately denounced the action as a violation of international law and called for a session of the U.N. General Assembly early next week.
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March 12, 1988 | DON SHANNON, Times Staff Writer
Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III on Friday ordered the Palestine Liberation Organization to close its U.N. observer mission by March 21 in compliance with a new U.S. law barring the PLO from maintaining an office on U.S. soil. The League of Arab States immediately denounced the action as a violation of international law and called for a session of the U.N. General Assembly early next week.
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February 11, 1992 | PATRICK McCARTNEY
An Egyptian journalist who served for 11 years as the League of Arab States' ambassador to the United Nations will address the public in Camarillo in an appearance Thursday sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Ventura County. Clovis Maksoud, 63, is the director of the Center for the Study of the Global South at The American University's School of International Services in Washington, D.C.
WORLD
September 17, 2002 | From Associated Press
Following is the text of the letter from Iraqi Foreign Minister Naji Sabri to U.N.
NEWS
March 29, 2002 | From Associated Press
Here is the official English text of the peace initiative endorsed Thursday by the 22-member Arab League.
WORLD
September 1, 2002 | MICHAEL SLACKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The 22-nation League of Arab States distanced itself through a spokesman Saturday from anti-Jewish comments made last week at a seminar whose participants called Jews "enemies of all nations" and challenged the Jewish claim to Israel as a homeland. The conference on "Semitism" was sponsored by a think tank in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, affiliated with the Arab League, and although the league did not have a hand in organizing the event, it sent an official representative.
NEWS
December 1, 1988 | DON SHANNON, Times Staff Writer
By a lopsided vote in which only Israel supported the United States, the General Assembly on Wednesday voted to denounce Washington's refusal to grant an entry visa to Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat and urged reconsideration and reversal of the decision. The resolution, passed 151 to 2, asked Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar to report on the results of the appeal today, despite Secretary of State George P.
NEWS
May 18, 1985 | DON SHANNON, Times Staff Writer
Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson and relatives of four U.S. hostages held by Islamic radicals in Lebanon met Friday with U.S. and Arab officials here but received little more than encouragement in their effort to secure the hostages' freedom. The group urged that the United States actively seek the freedom of the kidnap victims, who are believed to be held in Syrian-controlled territory in eastern Lebanon by Islamic Jihad, one of the organizations suspected of the suicide bombings of the U.S.
NEWS
July 4, 1985 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, Times Staff Writer
Shia Muslim extremists warned Wednesday that the seven Americans they are still holding captive in Lebanon will face "a black fate" if the United States retaliates for the hijacking of TWA Flight 847. In answer, Secretary of State George P. Shultz said bluntly, "We don't respond to threats," and he hinted that the need to halt terrorism, as well as concern for the safety of the kidnap victims, will figure in any decision on punitive action. U.S.
OPINION
January 4, 2004 | David Horowitz
Exactly how many poor people have progressives starved since 1917? It's a good question. Russia was the breadbasket of Europe until progressives seized power that year and instituted policies to "share the wealth." For the next 70 years -- until socialism collapsed -- Russia was a net importer of food, always on the brink of famine.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 14, 2013 | By John Horn
Director Ziad Doueiri hoped his movie “The Attack” might start meaningful conversations about terrorism, especially in the Middle East, where the film is set. Instead, the Lebanese-born filmmaker has seen his drama banned in almost every Arab country, a consequence, he says, of filming in Israel. Doueiri, whose film premiered at the Telluride Film Festival last year, said “The Attack” was scheduled to roll out in nearly two dozen Arab countries in the weeks ahead of its U.S. premiere on June 21. But last week he said the League of Arab States, also known as the Arab League, asked all of its 22 member nations to boycott the film.
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