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November 20, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Arab delegates to the United Nations agreed to abandon efforts to have Israel's U.N. General Assembly credentials rejected. Instead, they will press for an amendment making clear that the credentials do not cover Israeli-occupied territories, Lebanon's U.N. ambassador, Khalil Makkawi, said. Every year since 1982, when the U.N. credentials committee's report has come before the General Assembly, the Arab group has called for rejection of the Israeli credentials.
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March 23, 1992 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Arab League early today urged the United Nations not to impose economic and military sanctions against Libya and called for further negotiations to resolve the crisis over the alleged Libyan involvement in two fatal airline bombings. Rebuffing Libya's demands for a solid Arab stand against implementing any eventual U.N.-imposed sanctions, Arab foreign ministers instead signaled their opposition in principle to the measures and called for the U.N. Security Council "to resolve the conflict . .
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March 23, 1992 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Arab League early today urged the United Nations not to impose economic and military sanctions against Libya and called for further negotiations to resolve the crisis over the alleged Libyan involvement in two fatal airline bombings. Rebuffing Libya's demands for a solid Arab stand against implementing any eventual U.N.-imposed sanctions, Arab foreign ministers instead signaled their opposition in principle to the measures and called for the U.N. Security Council "to resolve the conflict . .
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January 29, 1991
The Security Council rebuffed calls by several Arab nations for an open debate on the Gulf War but decided to continue nformal consultations behind closed doors. ALGERIA, LIBYA, MAURITANIA, MOROCCO, TUNISIA, SUDAN and JORDAN made the request. The United States and its allies on the 15-nation council oppose the meeting. In Geneva, the UNITED STATES denounced Baghdad's use of captured airmen as human shields and said Iraq has no right to sit on the U.N. Human Rights Commission. In KENYA, the U.N.
NEWS
January 29, 1991
The Security Council rebuffed calls by several Arab nations for an open debate on the Gulf War but decided to continue nformal consultations behind closed doors. ALGERIA, LIBYA, MAURITANIA, MOROCCO, TUNISIA, SUDAN and JORDAN made the request. The United States and its allies on the 15-nation council oppose the meeting. In Geneva, the UNITED STATES denounced Baghdad's use of captured airmen as human shields and said Iraq has no right to sit on the U.N. Human Rights Commission. In KENYA, the U.N.
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October 14, 1987
For the sixth straight year, the General Assembly blocked a bid by Arab states to reject Israel's U.N. credentials. All of the Arab states except Egypt sponsored the move not to recognize the credentials of the Israeli delegation on grounds that Israel has repeatedly ignored U.N. resolutions concerning the Middle East and the Palestinians. The 80-39 vote, with 10 abstentions, came on a motion by Finland that the assembly take no action on the Arab proposal.
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November 5, 2001 | From a Times Staff Writer
The U.S. has put more troops on the ground in Afghanistan in recent days and is "settling in for the long haul," Gen. Richard B. Myers, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Sunday. "Just last night and the night before, we put in a couple of more teams," Myers said on NBC's "Meet the Press." "And the more teams we get on the ground, the more effectively we'll bring their power to bear on the Taliban lines."
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November 20, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Arab delegates to the United Nations agreed to abandon efforts to have Israel's U.N. General Assembly credentials rejected. Instead, they will press for an amendment making clear that the credentials do not cover Israeli-occupied territories, Lebanon's U.N. ambassador, Khalil Makkawi, said. Every year since 1982, when the U.N. credentials committee's report has come before the General Assembly, the Arab group has called for rejection of the Israeli credentials.
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October 14, 1987
For the sixth straight year, the General Assembly blocked a bid by Arab states to reject Israel's U.N. credentials. All of the Arab states except Egypt sponsored the move not to recognize the credentials of the Israeli delegation on grounds that Israel has repeatedly ignored U.N. resolutions concerning the Middle East and the Palestinians. The 80-39 vote, with 10 abstentions, came on a motion by Finland that the assembly take no action on the Arab proposal.
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