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10 Arab States to ’Share’ Alleged US-Led Fight against ISIL

Ten Arab states, including heavyweight Saudi Arabia, agreed Thursday in Jeddah to rally behind Washington in the “fight” against ISIL “jihadists”, as it vies to build an international coalition.

“The participating states agreed to do their share in the comprehensive fight” against ISIL, said a statement at the conclusion of a meeting between US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Arab counterparts.

In addition to Saudi Arabia, the other Arab states are Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

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