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Keyword: Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC)

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OIC: an irrelevant laughing stock

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Thani 22, 14372016-02-01

Much of the Muslim world is mired in serious problems. The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is an accurate reflection of the pathetic state of the Ummah as was evident from an “emergency” meeting it held on January 21 at the behest of the Saudis.


OIC summit: theatre of the absurd

Zafar Bangash

Sha'ban 14, 14362015-06-01

The OIC is the butt of many jokes but it surpassed even its own absurd existence when the Kuwaitis host called for confronting the threat of terrorism and extremism while financing both in conjunction with their Bedouin cousins from Najd.

Letters To The Editor

Why the OIC summit in Makkah?

Askia Wejd

Shawwal 14, 14332012-09-01

If the Saudis are really serious about ending sectarianism, they should stop their obscurantist clerics from spreading this fitna rather than setting up another white elephant institution in Riyadh.

Islamic Movement

OIC’s Makkah Declaration aims to end sectarian violence in Iraq

Nasr Salem

Shawwal 09, 14272006-11-01

At the OIC Summit earlier this year, Muslim governments indicated a desire to counter the increasing sectarian tensions between Sunnis and Shi’as. Last month they followed up with a Declaration aimed specifically at the sectarian violence in Iraq. Crescent correspondent NASR SALEM discusses the Makkah Declaration and its implications.

Islamic Movement

The Makkah al-Mukarramah declaration on the Iraqi situation

Crescent International

Shawwal 09, 14272006-11-01

In view of the present situation in Iraq, where bloodshed is widespread, and where aggression on assets and property, perpetrated under the guise of Islam, is daily occurrence, and in response to the invitation of the Secretary-General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) and under the umbrella of the OIC International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA), We the scholars of Iraq, from both the Sunnis and the Shiites, having met in Makkah Al-Mukarramah in Ramadan of the Lunar Hijra year of 1427H (2006) and deliberated on the situation in Iraq and the disastrous plight of the Iraqi people, issue and proclaim the following Declaration


OIC summit confirms that Muslim states remain the West’s first line of defence against Islam

Crescent International

Dhu al-Hijjah 01, 14262006-01-01

The Holy City was host to a very different gathering of Muslims from all over the Ummah, the “Kings, Heads of State and Government, and Emirs of the Member States” of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), the club of Muslim countries established after the burning of the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem in 1969

Special Reports

OIC’s Makkah Declaration suggests an end to Saudi-sponsored sectarianism in the Ummah

Zafar Bangash

Dhu al-Hijjah 01, 14262006-01-01

Last month, the Organization of the Islamic Conference held an Extraordinary Summit in Makkah to discuss urgent issues facing the Ummah. Unlikely though it may seem, ZAFAR BANGASH, the director of the Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought, hopes that some good may come of it...


OIC summit reflects change of strategy towards Islam


Jumada' al-Ula' 13, 14252004-07-01

The Organization of the Islamic Conference, the international organization of Muslim nations-states, has long been regarded as a bit of a joke in Muslim affairs...

South-East Asia

Malaysia’s new premier facing hard task following Mahathir

Abdar Rahman Koya

Shawwal 07, 14242003-12-01

Riding high after his speech at the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) summit in October, Malaysia’s Dr Mahathir Mohamad finally kept his promise by stepping down after 22 years in power. He seems to have followed the advice from his mother...

Occupied Arab World

OIC fiasco exposes Arab rulers’ divisions and impotence yet again

Waseem Shehzad

Muharram 13, 14242003-03-16

The tragedy of the Iraqi people is turning into a farce in the Arab rulers’ hands. As if the insults traded between colonel Mu’ammar Qaddafi of Libya and crown prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia at the Arab League summit on March 1 were not enough, the OIC also got in on the act on March 5 in Doha.

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