The story: Saudi Arabia has invited Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad to attend the upcoming Arab League summit. The move follows the 22-member Arab bloc’s reversal of its suspension of Syria’s membership, ending 12 years of isolation. The political shift has been followed by a heightened focus on Syrian drug trafficking, featuring rare Jordanian airstrikes on alleged narcotics labs in the war-torn country.
The coverage: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on May 10 invited Assad to attend the Arab League summit scheduled to be held on May 19.
Three days earlier, on May 7, the Arab League issued a joint statement announcing the reinstatement of Syria. The measure was...
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