Islamic world body asks joint action against terrorism

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation said the international community should engage in a concerted joint action to combat the scourge of terrorism. 

Nov 15, 2015, 18:28 PM IST

World Muslim body lends support to Qatar over 2022 World Cup

The world`s largest Muslim organisation has thrown its weight behind Qatar`s hosting of the 2022 World Cup, hitting back at Western criticism of the Gulf Arab state`s dealings with FIFA amid a corruption probe into world soccer`s governing body.

Jun 18, 2015, 14:40 PM IST

Pakistan Parliament passes resolution against 'Charlie Hebdo' cartoons

Pakistan parliament on Thursday adopted a unanimous resolution against blasphemous caricatures published by French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying it is a deliberate attempt to "widen misunderstandings among civilisations" and incite violence.

Jan 15, 2015, 17:54 PM IST

OIC condemns church attacks in Nigeria

Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Ameen Madani has condemned the killing of at least 56 people and the destruction of churches in Nigeria.

Jul 02, 2014, 17:36 PM IST

India flays OIC references to Jammu and Kashmir

India on Friday criticised mentioning of "misleading references" to Jammu and Kashmir in a resolution by Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in its meeting in Jeddah.

Jun 21, 2014, 00:50 AM IST

Turkish opposition name former top Muslim envoy as presidential nominee

Turkey`s two main opposition parties on Monday named the former head of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as their joint candidate to go up against an expected bid by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan in the August presidential election.

Jun 16, 2014, 17:38 PM IST

India dismisses OIC reference to Kashmir

Reacting sharply to the reference made to Jammu and Kashmir by Organisation of the Islamic Conference in Guinea, India said OIC has once again made "factually incorrect and misleading" reference.

Dec 13, 2013, 23:11 PM IST

UAE, OIC condemn killing of British soldier

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) have strongly condemned the killing of a British soldier in Woolwich, London.

May 25, 2013, 08:30 AM IST

India rejects Pakistan claims on Kashmir

India has rejected claims made by Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar about Jammu and Kashmir at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Cairo.

Feb 09, 2013, 21:18 PM IST

OIC backs Pak calls for a "fact-finding" mission in J&K

Backing Pakistan, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation asked India to allow a OIC fact-finding mission to examine the ceasefire.

Feb 07, 2013, 20:32 PM IST

Pak calls for OIC probe into LoC ceasefire violations

Seeking to internationalise tensions along the Line of Control, Pakistan has called for an investigation into the recent incidents there by the OIC.

Feb 06, 2013, 15:55 PM IST

UNSC, OIC, UAE condemn Rabbani’s assassination

Burhanuddin Rabbani, the former Afghan president, was killed in a terrorist attack in capital Kabul.

Sep 22, 2011, 11:55 AM IST

India rejects OIC`s comments on J&K

India on Friday rejected comments
by the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) on Jammu
and Kashmir, asserting that the grouping has no locus standi
on matters related to its internal affairs.

Jul 01, 2011, 22:16 PM IST

Saudi-based group of Muslim states changes name

Saudi-based group says it will
henceforth be known as the Organization of the Islamic

Jun 28, 2011, 23:56 PM IST

Donors’ conference raises $850 mn for Darfur

An international donors’ conference on Sunday raised USD 850 million for projects intended to ensure the safe return of nearly three million people displaced during the war in Darfur.

Mar 22, 2010, 09:20 AM IST

Sudan Prez to miss OIC summit after EU objections

Sudanese president Omar Hassan al-Bashir pulled out of an Islamic summit in Istanbul on Sunday - a trip that the European Union had objected to because of his indictment by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Nov 09, 2009, 09:19 AM IST

Special envoy on Kashmir to bridge Indo-Pak differences: OIC

Appointment of special envoy
for Jammu and Kashmir by Organizations of Islamic Countries
would help bridge the gap between India and Pakistan and
address the issue of minorities in India, a top OIC official
has said.

Oct 03, 2009, 08:58 AM IST