ARAB AFFAIRS - Oct. 21 - League's Cairo Summit.The 2-day emergency Arab League's summit convenes in Cairo Cairo, city, Egypt
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Israel (ĭz`rēəl, ĭz`rāəl) [as understood by Hebrews,=he strives with God], according to the book of Genesis, name given to Jacob as eponymous ancestor of the Hebrews, the chosen people of God. for having escalate es·ca·late
v. es·ca·lat·ed, es·ca·lat·ing, es·ca·lates
To increase, enlarge, or intensify: escalated the hostilities in the Persian Gulf.
v.intr. the violence against the Palestinians. Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah says in his speech: "The United States of America UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. The name of this country. The United States, now thirty-one in number, are Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, in its capacity as the sponsor of the peace process has a special responsibility for the collapse of this process". He proposes a $1 bn fund to back the Palestinian struggle and pledges that the Saudi contribution will be 25%. A preparatory pre·par·a·to·ry
1. Serving to make ready or prepare; introductory. See Synonyms at preliminary.
2. Relating to or engaged in study or training that serves as preparation for advanced education: meeting of the League's foreign ministers ended on Oct. 19 with Egyptian FM Moussa telling reporters: "It is obvious that peace (with Israel) means the return of all occupied Arab lands". Syrian FM Shara urged Arab states to end all ties with Israel and even ban handshakes between Arabs and Israelis. But he rejected any call for war, saying: "It is natural that here we are to speak about people and not about something else". Behind the scenes, moderate Arab leaders press for well balanced resolutions that must be signed by all the attendees on Oct. 22.