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Mecca summit supports Palestinians, backs Saudis in Iran standoff

Jun 01, 2019 - 7:45 PM

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting called for a 'boycott' of countries that have opened diplomatic missions in Jerusalem

This handout photo taken and released by the Saudi Royal Palace shows King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the opening session of a summit of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the Saudi holy city of Mecca in the early hours of June 1, 2019. The OIC meeting is the third and final summit hosted by Saudi Arabia this week, aimed at galvanising support among Arab and Islamic nations against arch-rival Iran, which has close ties with Turkey. Bandar AL-JALOUD / Saudi Royal Palace / AFP

Organization of Islamic Cooperation urges restraint after cartoon 'hatred'

Jan 18, 2015 - 11:11 PM

The influential 57 nation pan Islamic body accuses Charlie Hebdo of ridiculing the most revered personality of Islam but urges the world s more than 1 5 billion Muslims to continue to exercise restraint

SOLD OUT. A person shows the front page of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in front of a news stand in Lausanne, Switzerland, early 15, January 2015. Photo by Laurent Gillieron/EPA

UN presses Myanmar over Rohingya rights

Nov 22, 2014 - 12:25 PM

The resolution urges the government to protect the rights of all inhabitants of Rakhine state and allow equal access to full citizenship for the Rohingya minority

GRANT CITIZENSHIP. Bangali (also known as Rohingya) people gather near a tent at a temporary school at Gaung Dokka Muslim refugee camp near Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar, November 13, 2014. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called for an end to discrimination against the Rohingya ethnic Muslim minority. File photo by Nyunt Win/EPA

MNLF, MILF start finding common ground

Oct 16, 2014 - 11:45 AM

Organization of Islamic Cooperation Secretary General Iyad Ameen Madani sends his special envoy to the Philippines to convene the meeting between the rival groups

MILF, MNLF move to iron out differences

Jun 16, 2014 - 4:32 PM

The two rival groups meet in Jeddah to agree on how they will settle their issues

Muslim foreign ministers call for 'religious hatred' laws

Sep 29, 2012 - 9:55 AM

Muslim foreign ministers call for laws against incitement to religious hatred as they condem an American made film mocking Islam that sparked deadly protests

Bomb blast rocks Damascus as OIC set to suspend Syria

Aug 15, 2012 - 3:14 PM

A massive bomb blast rocked the heart of Damascus as pressure mounted on the regime with world s largest pan Islamic bloc poised to suspend Syria over the unrelenting violence