Syria peace conference set for Nov 23: Arab League chief

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi said international envoy Lakhdar Brahimi informed him on Sunday that a keenly anticipated peace conference for Syria will convene in Geneva on November 23.

Arabi made the comment to reporters after meeting Brahimi, the joint UN-Arab League envoy for Syria, at the bloc's Cairo headquarters, on the first leg of a regional tour he is conducting ahead of the conference.