OIC Watch

  • OIC Incorporates Science, Technology into Official Agenda

    August 14, 2017

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has scheduled its inaugural Summit on Science and Technology for September in Kazakhstan to promote techno-scientific cooperation among the 57 member states as part of the OIC's expanding platforms for promoting the interests of Muslims worldwide.

  • OIC Pushes UN Security Council on Al-Aqsa Mosque

    August 04, 2017

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is marshaling its 57 member-states to pressure the UN Security Council to provide protection to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque, in the face of "Israeli abuses" against the third-holiest religious site for the worldwide community of Muslims for which the OIC charter claims to represent.

  • Anti-Israel OIC Meeting Pauses Islamist Conflict

    August 02, 2017

    The foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and Iran shelved their Sunni-Shiite sectarian competition for control over global Islamist orthodoxy in favor of an anti-Israel united front at a recent Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting at which officials condemned Israel for "provocative actions" against the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.

  • OIC Puts Israel in Crosshairs over Mosque Controversy

    July 28, 2017

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has warned Israel that the OIC's 57 member-states hold Israel responsible for the escalating tension over access to the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem and that Israel has provoked Muslims worldwide by "making the political conflict into a religious one."

  • Indonesians Protest Israel's Mosque Policy

    July 24, 2017

    Muslims in Indonesia demonstrating against Israel's imposition of restrictions on access to the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem have called on the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), as the representative of the global Islamic community, to pressure Israel to provide access to and security for the mosque.

  • OIC-UN Conference Focuses on Jerusalem Developments

    July 19, 2017

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People will hold a conference in Azerbaijan on the increasingly tense conditions in Jerusalem, with specific focus on the OIC's core concerns of access to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Israeli government policies "aimed at judaizing Jerusalem and altering its historic landmarks as well as its Arab, Islamic and Christian character."

  • OIC Condemns Israel for Mosque Shutdown

    July 17, 2017

    The Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned the Israeli government's decision to temporarily cut off access to the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem in the aftermath of violence at the site, characterizing the decision as blatant attack on holy places and religious freedoms of Palestinian Muslims.

  • Bangladesh Wins Bid for 2018 OIC Foreign Ministers Conclave

    July 14, 2017

    Bangladesh won its bid to host the 45th Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organisation for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in 2018, reflecting the significance of South Asia as an operational environment for the global Islamic entity.

  • OIC Foreign Ministers Tout Counter-terrorism Efforts

    July 12, 2017

    The 44th summit of the Foreign Ministers Council of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) committed the global Islamic entity to economic and cultural cooperation to combat terrorism and congratulated the 57 member-states for "promoting positive dialogue and tolerance and for rejecting violent extremism.”

  • Turkey Will Host OIC Meeting on Global Markets, Food

    June 14, 2017

    Turkey will host the 57 member-states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for the 5th annual World Halal Summit, convening public- and private-sector stakeholders committed to promoting growth in global markets and standards for goods, textiles, and biopharmaceuticals produced in accordance with sharia law.

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