November 30, 2018
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) Islamic Development Bank is expanding the footprint of the 57-member, global Islamic entity into the Caribbean, organizing a visit by Turkey's Foreign Minister to Suriname to discuss deepening trade and infrastructure investment by the OIC in the Caribbean region.
October 03, 2018
The Foreign Ministers’ Council of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) issued a statement at the opening of the UN General Assembly calling for the conditionalizing of free speech according to the responsibility to respect “ethical, moral, and legal obligations” relating to Islam’s “revered personalities and symbols.”
September 11, 2018
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation, which belongs to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) Islamic Development Bank Group, and the League of Arab States have signed an agreement aiming to accelerate “intra-Arab trade,” showing the OIC’s use of soft power to achieve regional economic integration among its members.
August 03, 2018
The Secretary General of the 57-member-state Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned Dutch politician Geert Wilders' announcement of a cartoon competition featuring images of Islam's prophet Mohammed, rejecting Wilders' claim that the contest constitutes an important exercise of free speech.
July 23, 2018
The two largest organizations representing Muslims worldwide, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the Muslim World League, condemned Israel’s new “Jewish nation-state” law, arguing that the legislation violates international law, constitutes racism, and “ignores the historical rights” of Muslim and Christian Palestinians.
July 11, 2018
The 57-member-state Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), a global entity claiming to speak on behalf of the world’s Muslims, is convening a conference of Islamic scholars to explore mechanisms for achieving peace and stability in Afghanistan by encouraging the Islamist extremist Taliban to negotiate an end to its 17-year jihad against the Afghan government.
July 09, 2018
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) Islamic Development Bank is touting its AAA rating by Moody's Investors Service as it aims to leverage the rating for the launch of a $2.5-billion sharia-based bond offering that will support development in OIC countries and that will help to spread sharia ideas through a new innovation incubator called Engage.
June 22, 2018
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the largest voting bloc in the UN General Assembly (UNGA), has lauded a UNGA resolution calling for the creation of an international protection mechanism for Palestinians and condemning Israel for its use of force during recent clashes with Palestinians at the Gaza border.
June 04, 2018
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has joined with the Arab Red Cross Organization and Arab Red Crescent to condemn Israeli settlement in the Palestinian Territories and call on the international community to take measures against Israel "to ensure enforcement of international law."
May 21, 2018
An emergency summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) convened in Istanbul called on the UN Security Council and General Assembly to address Israel's response to Palestinian protests at the Gaza border and the relocation of the US Embassy to Jerusalem by establishing an "international protection force" for the Palestinians.