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  • 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.”

  • OIC Encyclopedia Promotes Islam as Religion of Peace, Tolerance

    July 03, 2019

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) forthcoming International Islamic Encyclopedia of Tolerance aims to promote Islam as a religion whose “universal message of peace, moderation, and tolerance” and, according to the leadership of the global Islamic organization, will help to “counter Islamophobia.”

  • OIC Takes Aim at Israeli Development Project

    July 02, 2019

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the 57-member-state group whose mission is to act on behalf of the world’s 1.8 billion Muslims, has condemned Israel over its new antiquities and tunnel project in Jerusalem.

  • OIC Campaign Equates Islamophobia with Anti-Semitism

    July 01, 2019

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is intensifying its campaign for a UN resolution condemning defamation of religions as a way of silencing all criticism of Islam by trying to equate Islamophobia with anti-Semitism.

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