Moussa says Camp David Accords stay put

CAIRO, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Egyptian presidential candidate Amr Moussa said Saturday the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel is not subject to change, as he has said previously.
Arab League chief questions Libya tactics

Arab League chief questions Libya tactics

BRUSSELS, June 22 (UPI) -- The Arab League leader who played a central role in securing Arab support for NATO airstrikes in Libya said he is having second thoughts about the action.

Fate of Arab League summit in limbo

BAGHDAD, April 15 (UPI) -- A request from states in the Persian Gulf to cancel a Baghdad summit for the Arab League in May is a slap in the face to an emerging player, observers say.

Protest suicides trouble Arab leaders

SHARM-EL-SHEIK, Egypt, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Worries about growing frustration in the Arab community are signs that area governments need to respond to citizen complaints, a scholar said.

Arab League weighs in on threats to Christians

CAIRO, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Christians are part of the Arab community and should get equal protection from terrorist threats, the Arab league secretary-general said.

Arab nations reopening embassies in Iraq

BAGHDAD, March 19 (UPI) -- Nine Arab nations have reopened their embassies in Iraq and other Arab consulates will reopen soon, the head of the League of Arab States said Thursday.
Arab League says it won't arrest Bashir

Arab League says it won't arrest Bashir

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 17 (UPI) -- The Arab League says it won't exercise an international arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar Bashir if he attends an Arab summit in Qatar this month.

Suleiman to become Lebanese president

BEIRUT, Lebanon, May 23 (UPI) -- Gen. Michael Suleiman, commander of the Lebanese armed forces, will assume the presidency in a special session of Parliament, Speaker Nabih Berri announced.

Assad leads closed-door Arab summit

DAMASCUS, Syria, March 29 (UPI) -- Syrian President Bashar Assad led a closed-door session Saturday at the Arab summit in Syria aimed at burnishing relations in the Arab community.

Report: U.S. image tarnished by Iraq

WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) -- The United States' image in the world has suffered as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, a report said Monday.

Arab leaders foreshadow summit in Cairo

CAIRO, March 5 (UPI) -- Arab leaders met Wednesday in Cairo to discuss the upcoming Arab summit, the Israeli incursion into Gaza and the Lebanese presidential elections.

Analysis: Mideast situation heats up

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- Like a macabre jigsaw puzzle, the pieces for a generalized Middle East flare-up are slowly -- and dangerously -- falling into place.
CLAUDE SALHANI, UPI Contributing Editor
Israeli ground troops pull out of Gaza

Israeli ground troops pull out of Gaza

JERUSALEM, March 3 (UPI) -- Israeli troops Monday pulled out of Gaza, prompting Hamas to declare victory in the recent cross-border fighting in which more than 100 people died.

Egyptian, Sudanese leaders discuss Darfur

CAIRO, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- The situation in Darfur and strengthening economic ties between Sudan and Egypt headlined talks between Sudanese and Egyptian officials in Cairo.

Presidential elections in Lebanon delayed

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Lebanon will remain without a president for an additional 15 days after parliamentary leaders again delayed a vote to elect the country's next leader.
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Amr Moussa
Arab League chief Amr Mussa delivers a statement to the media after a visit with the Samuni family, during a visit to their destroyed home, in Gaza City on June 13, 2010. Twenty-nine members of the extended Samuni family were killed during the Israeli assault on Gaza in December 2008-January 2009.

Amr Mohammed Moussa (Arabic: عمرو محمد موسى‎, IPA: ; born 3 October 1936) is an Egyptian politician and diplomat who was the Secretary-General of the Arab League, a 22-member forum representing Arab states, from 1 June 2001 until 1 June 2011. He is a candidate in the 2011 Egyptian presidential election.

He was born on 3 October 1936 in Cairo, Egypt. He finished his education after earning a degree in law from Cairo University in 1957.

Moussa then began his diplomatic career. Between 1958 and 1972 he worked in several Egyptian missions including Egypt’s Embassy in Switzerland and the Egyptian mission to the United Nations. From 1974 to 1977 he was an advisor to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Egypt. From 1977 to 1981 and again from 1983 to 1990, he was the Director of the Department of International Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt. From 1981 to 1983, Moussa was the Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, then from 1983 to 1986 Ambassador to India. In 1990, he was promoted Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations.

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