Kuala Lumpur Summit: Five major issues facing Muslim world

Leaders from some of the world’s most populous Muslim-majority countries are set to meet in Malaysia‘s capital on Thursday to address issues such as Islamophobia and poverty, with the organisers insisting the event is not meant to rival the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad will preside over the meeting with fellow[…]

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Makkah OIC summit “lacked relevance” 

By Anees Teladia The 14th summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) kicked off with a packed agenda in Makkah this past weekend and faces stark criticism from various quarters for its inability to tackle the myriad of issues in Muslim countries. The summit is meant to be a[…]

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Failed ‘attack’ on Makkah to be referred to UN

Foreign ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Member States have agreed to refer the case of Houthis’ attack against holy sites in Mecca to the United Nations. During an emergency meeting held in Mecca, fifty-one representatives of Islamic states have decided to address a letter to the United Nations[…]

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Palestinians urge OIC summit on Al-Quds

Concerned with the escalating Jewish attacks on the holy Al-Aqsa mosque, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki has called for an emergency meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to discuss the situation in Al-Quds. “The situation in Jerusalem is unprecedentedly dangerous,” al-Maliki said at an OIC meeting in Moroccan[…]

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