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The Arab League has agreed to make a Arab "army" that could have 40,000 special . It will be a little like NATO. When one of the countries of the joint army is being attacked, the countries will help defend it. Any member country can ask for and the other countries will help it. Arab League members say the new Arab force will help with the many security there are in the Middle East. The Arab League tweeted that there will be meetings over the next month to study how to create the force. The of the meetings will be presented to the defence ministers of Arab within four months. The defence ministers will then decide which countries will provide the soldiers and .

Not all Arab League countries supported the of a joint Arab military force. Iraq said it was against creating a force. It said one Arab country should not use its military in Arab country. An Iraqi spokesperson said the way to sort out problems was to have meetings and . Lebanon also had worries about the new force. It said any military action should have the of most countries. The Arab League also discussed the challenges in the region. It asked the Houthi forces in Yemen to leave the Sanaa and give up their weapons. League members also discussed the best way to bring peace and back to Syria.

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