King Abdullah receives phone call from Sudanese President
Note Sudan is threatening to pull out of AU. Khartoum is due to host an Arab League summit at the end of this month.
Mar 30 2000 Arabic News - King Abdullah of Jordan received Sudanese Vice President Ali Othman Muhammad Taha and members of the accompanying delegation.
Jun 5 2005 Arab League chief tours Darfur - Sudan urges Arabs to support Darfur mission - SPLMs Garang leaves Egypt for Washington
Dec 25 2005 Sudanese official nominated as Arab League envoy in Iraq
Feb 22 2006 King receives invitation from Sudanese President to Arab Summit in Khartoum
Mar 2 2006 Al-Ahram Egypt: "There were some question marks here and there about whether or not Sudan is up to hosting the summit but now the issue is not being questioned," commented one Arab diplomat.
Mar 3 2006 Opinion piece by a Sudanese residing in Canada - Uganda's Museveni is the best choice for South Sudan
Arab Women Can Power Peace
Excerpt from Arab News op-ed Arab Women Can Power Peace:
Politicians have failed to bring about peace in many parts of the world. The Arab world in particular has suffered the most. There are many reasons behind the failed diplomacy. One of them is the absence of women in negotiations for peace.Wake up guys, it's time there were more women at top level peace negotiations. Mother knows best.
The Jeddah Economic Forum this year focused more on the global role of women and their contributions to economic change. Women delegates presented the future vision of women and emphasized the importance of engaging women as builders of society and promoters of peace.