1988 Arab League summit

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Arab League summit
Host countryAlgeria
DateJune 1988 (1988-06)

The 1988 Arab League summit was held in June in Algiers as the seventeenth Arab League Summit. The focus of the conference was the First Intifada, an uprising by the Palestinians against Israeli occupation and the consequent upswing in Israeli-Palestinian violence. The Arab states resolved to support the intifada financially.[1]


  1. ^ Sela, Avraham. "Arab Summit Conferences." The Continuum Political Encyclopedia of the Middle East. Ed. Sela. New York: Continuum, 2002. pp. 158-160