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Arab summit opens in Saudi Arabia

Arab summit opens in Saudi Arabia”

Their push for a tough stand against Iran is expected to dominate the Arab League Summit as regional tensions grow over the wars in Syria and Yemen.

"East Jerusalem is an integral part of the Palestinian territories", he added. The summit will be concluded by a major military parade, which will be attended by the leaders, headed by King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense.

"We renew our optimism of the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and his great efforts to ensure a strong Arab role, a unified position and a clear message that the worldwide community understands, appreciates and responds to", HM the King added.

Saudi Arabia, a long-time ally of the US, had also declared their support for Saturday's strikes on Syria by the US, UK and France, although the king did not mention this during his speech.

Sunday's summit comes three months after the USA officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, triggering world outcry.

This comes as the Saudi government is seeking to make Arab League member states align themselves with Riyadh when it comes to anti-Iran measures.

The two rivals are engaged in proxy wars in Yemen and Syria but also back opposing sides in Lebanon, Iraq and Bahrain. He asked: "Should the world sit and watch as an arrogant ruler (Syrian President Bashar Assad) commits genocide in his own country?"

The Gulf states have donated large amounts of money to help refugees from the country but have not officially offered them asylum.

Qatar will not be represented by a senior official at an Arab summit taking place in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, in a sign that a almost year-old dispute between Gulf Arab neighbours is still a long way from being resolved.

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