Arab League

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Group.png Arab League  
Flag of the Arab League.svg
Formation22 March 1945
HeadquartersCairo, Egypt
Membership• Algeria
• Bahrain
• Comoros
• Djibouti
• Egypt
• Iraq
• Jordan
• Kuwait
• Lebanon
• Libya
• Mauritania
• Morocco
• Oman
• Palestine
• Qatar
• Saudi Arabia
• Somalia
• Sudan
• Syria
• Tunisia
• United Arab Emirates
• Yemen
Pan-Arab organisation.

The Arab League is a middle-eastern regional organization of Arab states.


In March 2016 the Arab League designated Hezbollah a terrorist organisation.

Syria's membership status was downgraded after pressure from USA.


Known members

All 22 of the members already have pages here:

AlgeriaA nation on the Mediterranean Sea. The largest country in Africa, formerly colonised by France.
BahrainOil rich Arab nation, formerly part of the British Empire.
ComorosObscure island nation off the east coast of Africa. A nation formed at a crossroads of different civilisations, The Comoros is noted for its diverse culture.
Djiboutismall country in East Africa.
EgyptStrategically important due particularly to the Suez canal.
IraqIraq possesses the 5th largest oil reserves of any nation state.
JordanMiddle Eastern kingdom.
KuwaitKuwait has the 6th largest oil reserves of any nation state.
LebanonReligiously diverse Middle Eastern country.
LibyaLibya has larger proven oil reserves than any other African nation, ranking 9th in the world. It was provided with a lot of bomb making equipment in the late 1970s in the Arms for Libya clandestine weapons deal. NATO airstrikes killed 60,000 Libyan civilians in 2011.
MauritaniaAfrican country that banned slavery in 2007.
OmanThe oldest independent state in the Arab world.
PalestineAnother victim of the British empire, Palestine is recognised by most UN member states.
QatarOil rich, gas richer! Huge arms importer in the Persian Gulf.
Saudi ArabiaLongtime political ally of the USA, Saudi Arabia possesses larger easily accessible oil reserves than any other nation state.
SudanOn the list of seven countries which Wesley Clark stated the US military had plans to invade. An apparent coup in 2021.
SyriaA nation state in the Middle East being targeted by NATO countries and their terrorist proxies with a "humanitarian intervention"/"War on Terror" campaign to effect 'regime change'.
United Arab EmiratesThe United Arab Emirates has the 7th largest oil reserves of any nation state.
YemenA war torn country in the Middle East
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