President Abbas arrives in Dhahran ahead of 29th Arab League summit

Saudi Arabia condemns Iran in wake of missile strikes in Syria

Saudi King Salman told leaders from across the 22-member Arab League that Iran was to blame for instability and meddling in the region.

In his speech at the summit, King Salman stressed that the Palestinian issue is "our first issue and will remain so" expressing his condemnation of the decision of the U.S. administration to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem.

The Kingdom of Bahrain is participating in the 28th Arab Summit, set to held in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia on April 14-15, in line with its principled and unwavering belief in the importance of enhancing Arab solidarity, and unifying stances and resolve towards challenges to the Arab Nation during this critical historical phase requiring all Arab countries to unify their stances, put aside their differences and rally ranks to face challenges collectively.

Russian Federation says West only interested in overthrowing Syria's Assad
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members Germany and the Netherlands have said they will not take part in any military action. The government, however, said evacuations from Douma were ongoing and no Syrian government forces had entered the town.

In his opening speech at the Arab League summit, Salman also criticised the U.S. decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem but avoided any mention of Syria, just 24 hours after Western strikes against President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

He said that Arab national security is a complete and indivisible system.

There has been a clear quest and coordination with the Palestinians to launch serious and effective Palestinian-Israeli peace negotiations, end the political stalemate and proceed according to a specific timeline to end the conflict on the basis of the two-state solution, which guarantees setting up an independent Palestinian state on the June 4,1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital, as the only means to bring about regional security and stability.

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King in his speech reiterated rejection of the USA decision said East Jerusalem is an integral part of the Palestinian territories.

The king also denounced Iran's interference in other states' internal affairs by committing "terror acts", calling for the unity of the Arab world against it.

On Wednesday, Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry travelled to Riyadh for preparatory meetings ahead of the summit.

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The organization has previously determined that chemical weapons have been used in Syria. A second witness said the Barzah district of Damascus had been hit in the strikes.

"Jerusalem was and remains our foremost priority, as we are the custodian of the Islamic and Christian holy sites in it".

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