OIC Watch

  • OIC Pushing Palestinian State to Join ICC and to Prosecute Israel

    July 11, 2014

    The Executive Committee of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (“OIC”) has issued a statement encouraging the Palestinian state authorities to join the International Criminal Court (“ICC”) and to appeal to the Court to prosecute Israel and groups within Israel for war crimes and terrorist acts.

  • OIC Leaders to Confer on Israeli-Palestinian Violence

    July 11, 2014

    The Executive Committee of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (“OIC”), which includes the Foreign Ministers of Egypt, Senegal, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Guinea, and Kuwait, will meet tomorrow in emergency session to discuss an OIC response to the current escalation of Israeli-Palestinian violence.

  • OIC Condemns Boko Haram Attacks Against Nigerian Churches

    July 11, 2014

    The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (“OIC”) Iyad Ameen Madani has condemned the recent killings and destruction of churches in Nigeria by Boko Haram, the extremist group aiming to establish a sharia state in Nigeria.

  • New Study Finds OIC Countries Disproportionately Under-Developed

    July 11, 2014

    A new study by a joint Canadian-Saudi Arabian research group finds that the 57 countries comprising the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (“OIC”) demonstrate significant levels of economic under-development, economic innovation, and institutional accountability against global trends.

  • Iran at OIC Calls out Islamists Attacking Iraq

    July 11, 2014

    Iran used the recent meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (“OIC”) Parliamentary Union as a platform to call for measures against "extremists and takfiris" using violence for Islamic sectarianism, an obvious reference to Sunni radicals operating in Iraq.

  • OIC and EU Condemn Anti-Muslim Violence in Sri Lanka

    July 11, 2014

    Officials from both the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (“OIC”) and the European Union (“EU”) have denounced the recent communal violence by Buddhist militants against Muslim-majority towns in Sri Lanka, where Buddhist-Muslim violence has been rare.

  • OIC Foreign Ministers Meet in Saudi Arabia to Discuss Islamic Strategy

    July 11, 2014

    Foreign Ministers from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (“OIC”) are gearing up to meet in Saudi Arabia against the backdrop of unprecedented, globalized Islamist violence and are planning to discuss strategic issues in conflict zones involving Muslims.

  • Azerbaijan Taking Lead in OIC-UN Interface on Global Islamic Labor Policies

    July 11, 2014

    Azerbaijan will host the Organization of Islamic Cooperation's (“OIC”) labor summit, to review the OIC framework for labor and employment protections and to discuss OIC priorities with the UN International Labor Organization.

  • OIC Brokering Saudi-Iran Rapprochement

    July 11, 2014

    The leadership of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (“OIC”) is moving actively to position the global Islamic organization as a forum for rapprochement between Sunni powerhouse Saudi Arabia and Shiite leader Iran.

  • Saudis Pushing Their OIC Role as Arbiters of Global Islam

    July 11, 2014

    At a preparatory meeting for the June Council of Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (“OIC”) in Saudi Arabia, Kingdom officials laid out an agenda for raising the country's leadership role in the 57-member-state organization and as arbiter of the global Islamic community and its interests.

Total Records: 206
More News  <<  <  16  17  18  19  20  > 
 

Weekly Update

Syndicate our content