The Ministerial Council of the Arab League held a session on Tuesday at night and decided to form a higher committee that will be tasked with supervising and monitoring the implementation of the reconciliation agreement between Fateh and Hamas.The unity and reconciliation agreement was mediated and supervised by Egypt and was officially signed last month. Israel and the United States led a campaign against the deal, while several officials called for boycotting the Palestinian Authority.

Following its urgent meeting, the Arab League issued a statement revealing that the new committee will be headed by Egypt. The United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Yemen, Algeria and Morocco are members of the new committee in addition to the Secretary-General of the Arab League.

The committee will present its agenda during its first meeting, and will be presented reports regarding its progress to the Arab league Council.