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The Arab League (League of Arab States)

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Founded: 22 March 1945

Administrative Center: Cairo, Egypt

Secretary-General: Nabil el-Araby

Website: Arab League Onlilne


Sudan and South Sudan

  • Sudan joined the Arab League 19 January 1956, ten days after independence from Anglo-Egyptian rule.
  • South Sudan, which seceded from Sudan on 9 July 2012, has the option to join the Arab League.

Membership:

  1. Suspended from Mar 1979 to May 1989.
  2. Merged with Egypt to form United Arab Republic 22 Feb 1958; seceded from U.A.R. 28 Sep 1961 and rejoined Arab League 28 Oct 1961. Suspended from 16 Nov 2011.
  3. From 1949 Jordan.
  4. Yemen (Aden) and Yemen (Sana) united in 1990.
  5. Libya announced its withdrawal 24 Oct 2002; this would be effective one year later; Libya canceled (16 Jan 2003), reaffirmed (3 Apr 2003), and again canceled (25 May 2003) the decision to withdraw.
  6. Syria was suspended in November 2011 over its disproportionate violence against regime opponents and activists during the Arab Spring.

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Secretary-Generals

  • 1 Jul 2011 - Present | Nabil el-Araby | Egypt | b. 1935
  • 15 May 2001 - 1 Jul 2011 | Amr Moussa | Egypt | b. 1936
  • 15 May 1991 - 15 May 2001 | Esmat Abdel Meguid | Egypt | b. 1923
  • Sep 1990 - 15 May 1991 | Assad al-Assad (acting) | Lebanon | b. 1920
  • Mar 1979 - Sep 1990 | Chedli Klibi | Tunisia | b. 1925
  • 1 Jun 1972 - Mar 1979 | Mahmoud Riad | Egypt | b. 1917 - d. 1992
  • Sep 1952 - 1 Jun 1972 | Abdel Khaliq Hassuna | Egypt | b. 1898 - d. 1992
  • 22 Mar 1945 - Sep 1952 | Abdel Rahman Azzam (from 27 Dec 1945, Abdel Rahman Azzam Pasha) | Egypt | b. 1893 - d. 1976

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