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  • OIC Celebrates 50 Years with Jubilee Event at UN

    January 31, 2020

    The Permanent Observer Mission of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to the United Nations (UN) held a celebratory reception in New York on the 50th anniversary of the 57-member-state, Saudi Arabia-based multilateral entity whose charter is to defend Muslims worldwide.

  • OIC Ramps Up Presence in Bangladesh with Declaration of 2020 Youth Capital

    January 01, 2020

    The 57 member-state Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has declared Bangladesh the OIC Youth Capital for 2020, ramping up the global Islamic entity's presence in the densely populated, Muslim-majority South Asian country.

  • OIC & Arab League Condemn Brazil for Opening Trade Office in Jerusalem

    December 23, 2019

    Both the 57-member-state Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the 22-member-star Arab League, have issued formal condemnations of Brazil for opening a trade and commercial office in Jerusalem, warning of future damage for political, economic, and trade relations.

  • OIC 50th Anniversary Produces Calls for Roadmap for Islamic Solidarity, Security, & Sustainable Development

    December 16, 2019

    The celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) produced calls by state leaders from the 57 member-states to develop a "roadmap for the Islamic World" in order to build greater unity and solidarity within the entity that claims to represent the world's 1.8 billion Muslims and to promote human and hard security and sustainable development according to the principles of the OIC Charter, which is based on sharia law.

  • Turkey Calls for OIC Reform and Greater Unity of Islamic World

    December 13, 2019

    Turkey's Foreign Minister used the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) underway in Morocco to call for improved cooperation among "Muslim countries," with a priority of unity of the Islamic world and, towards that goal, reform of the OIC.

  • UNGA Becomes Turf for Turkey's Pitch on Kashmir and for Global Islamist Leadership

    September 25, 2019

    This week's opening of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has become the space for Turkey's Islamist President Recep Tayip Erdogan's latest pitch for leadership of global Islamist activism, highlighting that NATO member-states movement away from the country's Western alliance connections.

  • OIC Supports Islamization through Cultural Capital Programs in Africa

    September 13, 2019

    The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)'s Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (ISESCO) is expanding its regional footprint and international action plan, with week long cultural programmes in 2020 slated for Mali and Egypt, to highlight, revive, and spread Islamic civilization and values across the African Continent.

  • OIC Calls Foreign Ministers Meeting to Respond to Israel PM's West Bank Annexation Plans

    September 13, 2019

    Saudi Arabia has called for an emergency meeting of the foreign ministers from all 57-member-states making up the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in order to discuss the global Islamic entity's range of possible responses to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's declaration of his plans, if re-elected in upcoming Israeli elections, to annex sizable part of the West Bank of the Palestinian Territories.

  • Turkey’s Islamist Infighting Infuses Tensions Into UN & OIC

    August 20, 2019

    Turkey’s Islamist government is taking its feud with and its former Islamist ally of the Fetullah Gulen grassroots movement to the global platforms of the United Nations (UN) and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), but both intergovernmental groups have rejected Ankara’s efforts to use politicize the global platforms for an intra-Islamist battle.

  • OIC Ministers Condemn Israeli Actions to “Judaize Jerusalem”

    July 18, 2019

    The foreign ministers of the 57 member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) have issued a condemnation of Israel’s recent launch of the Jewish Pilgrims archaeological project in Jerusalem as a “colonial activity” that will accelerate the Israeli government’s attempt to “Judaize Jerusalem.”

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