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League members sign an agreement on joint defense and economic cooperation.
The league holds the first Arab petroleum congress.
The league organizes the Arab League Education, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO)
ARABSAT, an Arab communications satellite system, is formed.
Egypt signs a peace treaty with Israel. The league suspends Egypt's membership and transfers its headquarters from Cairo to Tunis, Tunisia.
Egypt is re-admitted to the league; later the headquarters is moved back to Cairo
Yemen (Aden) and Yemen (Sanaa) unite as Yemen.
The league is divided over the invasion of Kuwait by Iraq.
All league members except Kuwait officially oppose a US led war against Iraq. However, some members in addition to Kuwait, including Bahrain and Qatar, allow their territory to be used.
Arab League Spokesman Hisham Yusif announces that the organization has promised to transfer $50 million to the Hamas-governed Palestinian Authority.
A two-day summit takes place in Doha, Qatar. Sudanese President Omar al Bashir attends, despite an arrest warrant issued by the International Criminal Court.
The Arab League releases a statement saying it is suspending Libya's participation in Arab League meetings and all of the group's agencies. The statement also condemns what it calls crimes against protesters and peaceful strikers in Libya.
A summit scheduled for March 29th in Baghdad, Iraq, is postponed due to unrest in several Arab League countries
The Arab League asks the UN Security Council to impose a no-fly zone over Libya.
The Arab League Summit is held in Nouakchott, Mauritania, but only seven leaders of the 22 member countries attend. The meetings focus on fighting terrorism and how to deal with other conflicts in the region.
The 26th Arab League Summit takes place in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. All of the leaders agree to create a multi-national military force in order to combat threats to the Middle East.
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