Monday, March 30, 2009

Will Arab Leaders Discuss Israeli Airstrike In Sudan?

General view showing the closing session of the Arab summit in Doha, Qatar, Monday, March 30, 2009. Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi stormed out of an Arab summit on Monday after denouncing the Saudi king and declaring himself 'the dean of Arab rulers.' Gadhafi disrupted the opening Arab League summit in Qatar by taking a microphone and criticizing Saudi's King Abdullah, calling him a 'British product and American ally.' (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

From The Christian Science Monitor:

Arab League likely support Sudan's Bashir against war crimes charge, but discourage ties with Iran.

Tel Aviv - Arab reaction to media reports that Israeli aircraft attacked convoys in Sudan allegedly ferrying weapons from Iran to the Gaza Strip has been tepid.

The relatively muted reaction highlights Sunni Arab concerns about Iran's increasing interference in the region – a focus of an Arab summit Monday.

Israel carried out three attacks since January on what were believed to be arms shipments to Hamas, including longer range missiles capable of hitting Tel Aviv, ABC News reported on Friday citing US officials. While Israel has adopted its familiar policy of declining comment, Arab countries have refrained from any protest.

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My Comment: The short answer is .... NO.

1 comment:

Sikander Hayat said...

Israel is making difficult for its friends in the Muslim world to stay friends with it by constantly killing innocent people. Be it Turkey or Egypt, Israel’s actions have made it near impossible for the governments in the said countries to overtly support it.

By Sikander Hayat