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Arab League sets special summit to discuss Gaza crisis

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Latest update : 2008-12-27

The Arab League called for an urgent summit in Doha on January 2 after Israeli strikes killed more than 200 people in the Gaza Strip. Thousands of people from across Jordan, Lebanon and Syria took to the streets to the deadly strikes.

AFP -  The Arab League will hold an extraordinary summit in Doha on January 2 to discuss the latest Israeli-Palestinian violence in the Gaza Strip, diplomats said on Saturday after a meeting in Cairo of ambassadors to the organisation.
  
"An extraordinary Arab summit will be held on Friday in Doha to discuss ways to stop the Israeli attacks on Gaza," one of them said.
  
The same sources said Arab foreign ministers will meet on Wednesday, ahead of the summit.
  
The decision was in response to a proposal by Qatar on a day in which Israeli air raids killed 225 people in Gaza and wounded another 700 in response to continuing rocket fire by militants.
 

Date created : 2008-12-27

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