OIC Watch

  • OIC Calls for Humanitarian Assistance to Somalia

    September 03, 2014

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (“OIC”) is appealing to its 57 member-states and international organizations to respond to famine, water, and health crisis conditions in Somalia by providing massive humanitarian assistance.

  • OIC Chief Calls ISIS Un-Islamic

    August 29, 2014

    The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation ("OIC") called out the Islamic State ("ISIS") as un-Islamic and a destabilizing factor in the Middle East, declaring the Islamist militants' practices harmful to Islam and incompatible with religion's teachings on tolerance.

  • Turkey Proposes Action Plan for OIC Engagement on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    August 20, 2014

    Turkey's Foreign Minister presented a comprehensive action plan at an emergency meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (“OIC”), urging the OIC to take the lead in a global initiative that includes diplomatic, political, and humanitarian platforms for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

  • OIC Welcomes Leadership Transition in Iraq

    August 20, 2014

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (“OIC”) officially welcomed the transition underway in the leadership in the Iraq government, also reiterating the OIC's support for "Iraq's independence, sovereignty and territorial unity."

  • Saudi Arabia to Host OIC Foreign Ministers Emergency Meeting on Gaza

    August 11, 2014

    Saudi Arabia's Minister of Foreign Affairs will chair tomorrow's emergency meeting in Jeddah of Foreign Ministers from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation ("OIC") member-states, where the agenda will include OIC humanitarian assistance to Gaza, as well as possible responses to address widespread popular dissatisfaction in member-states that have criticized the OIC for adopting an anodyne position on the Gaza crisis.

  • Global Islamic Group Focuses on Higher Education

    August 11, 2014

    The 57-member-state Organisation for Islamic Cooperation ("OIC") will host the “Vice Chancellors Forum 2014: Universities in the Islamic World: Facing Global Challenges” in Pakistan later this month, a global conference that aims to expand cooperation in higher education as a platform for addressing development problems such as energy, water, and food security in OIC member-states.

  • Kashmir Leader Calls on OIC to Increase Pressure on India for Conflict Resolution

    August 04, 2014

    A leading figure in Kashmir's Muslim community has called on the Organisation for Islamic Cooperation ("OIC") to exert greater pressure on the Indian government and international organizations to resolve the protracted India-Pakistan conflict over Kashmir.

  • Kazakhstan Sees OIC as Linchpin for Increased Asia-Africa Cooperation

    July 30, 2014

    On a diplomatic junket to West Africa, Kazakhstan's Special Presidential Envoy to Africa emphasized the importance of the global Islamic entity, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (“OIC”), as a forum for expanding cooperation between Central Asia and Africa on political-military conflict resolution, economic development, and religious dialogue.

  • OIC Visit to Phnom Penh Signals Interest in Muslim Minority of Cambodia

    July 21, 2014

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation ("OIC") sent its first high-ranking delegation to meet with government officials in Phnom Penh, in order to explore specific economic development, investment, and education opportunities for the small Muslim minority population in Cambodia.

  • OIC Chief Condemns ISIS Attacks on Christians in Iraq

    July 21, 2014

    The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation ("OIC") Iyad Ameen Madani has condemned the targeted attacks and atrocities by The Islamic State of Iraq and Sham ("ISIS") against Iraqi Christians as a contradiction of Islam and of the principles of the OIC.

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