Following UAE's normalisation with Israel, the gulf state - in collusion with Egypt - are openly supporting the oppressive Syrian regime, banding against Turkey in northern Syria.
The Palestinians presided over the council's latest session earlier this month and had been due to stay in the role until March.
Palestine has once again displayed the limitations of Arab and Islamic political organisations and their impotence in resolving any problems faced by Muslims around the world.
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki has described the deal between the UAE and Israel as “an earthquake" that hit the Arab consensus over the Palestinian cause.
Following the UAE-Israeli plan to normalise relations, two organisations representing global Muslims fall silent.
Mlangeni spent 27 years in prison alongside Nelson Mandela, Dennis Goldberg, Walter Sisulu and other activists who were sentenced for planning to overthrow the apartheid government.
"I call upon Israel to abandon its annexation plans," says UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, adding that such a move would "threaten efforts to advance regional peace."
The Egyptian army is short on military successes, and that history may give some military officials pause for thought.
FM Mohamad Taher Siala says there has been no prior consultation with his government, and the meeting would "merely deepen the rift" between Arab governments on the conflict.
Italy and Turkey reaffirmed their support for Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord against warlord Khalida Haftar's militias during a meeting in Ankara.
As warlord Khalifa Haftar’s power wanes in Libya, the Arab League shifts towards recognising the country’s legitimate government in Tripoli.
Imprisoned in the notorious Tora prison, Yasser Albaz's family says he might be suffering from the coronavirus.
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