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Pan-Islamic body O.I.C. rejects Trump's Middle East plan

Feb 04, 2020 - 9:57 AM

The pan-Islamic body represents more than 1.5 billion Muslims worldwide

DRACULA. Palestinians carry a mock coffin bearing the portrait of US President Donald Trump during a demonstration in the West Bank city of Nablus on January 28, 2020. Photo by Jaafar Ashitiyeh/AFP

Duterte appoints Misuari economic envoy to Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Dec 14, 2019 - 6:27 PM

The government and Misuari's Moro National Liberation Front agree to implement remaining items from the 1996 Final Peace Agreement, after the former rebel leader complained of being left out of the Bangsamoro peace process

NUR MISUARI. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gives a warm welcome to Moro National Liberation Front Founding Chairman Nur Misuari prior to their meeting at the Malacanan Palace on July 9, 2019. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Anger at Netanyahu's West Bank annexation pledge

Sep 11, 2019 - 1:00 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The preelection promise draws immediate condemnation from Arab powerhouses with many warning of disastrous consequences for the stagnant Israeli-Palestinian peace process

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

Muslim nations call for measures vs Islamophobia after New Zealand attack

Mar 22, 2019 - 6:21 PM

Violence driven by Islamophobia requires 'genuine, comprehensive and systematic measures to address this affliction,' ministers from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation say in a statement

CHRISTCHURCH. Police secure the area with tape across the road from the Dean Avenue mosque on March 17, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Photo by Marty Melville/AFP

Malaysia to hold OIC meeting on Rohingya crisis

Jan 12, 2017 - 8:06 AM

Fifty six OIC representatives are expected to attend the January 19 meeting which will be led by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak

In this photo, Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, who tried to cross the Naf river into Bangladesh to escape sectarian violence, are kept under watch by Bangladeshi security officials in Teknaf on December 25, 2016.  Stringer/AFP

Terrified residents flee northern Myanmar as crackdown widens

Oct 14, 2016 - 3:21 PM

Local officials believe hundreds of people from the area spent months planning attacks on police posts along the Bangladesh border that sparked the crisis this week

DISPLACED. In this photographs taken on October 13, 2016, residents displaced by conflict flee from Maungdaw in Rakhine State. Photo by STR/AFP

Jokowi holds talks with Sudan's Bashir who is accused of war crimes

Mar 07, 2016 - 7:06 PM

The International Criminal Court ICC indicted Sudanese President Omar al Bashir over war crimes and crimes against humanity in 2009 and on genocide charges in 2010 all relating to the conflict in Sudan s Darfur region

SUDAN MEETING. Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir (C) walks after a bilateral meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Photo by EPA

PH, MNLF set agenda for high level talks in Jeddah

Sep 13, 2015 - 3:59 PM

The two parties also present their views on the merging of all previous peace accords in light of the Bangsamoro Basic Law

REVIEW. The Philippine government and the Moro National Liberation Front has set the agenda for the ministerial-level tripartite meeting to be held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by OPAPP)

OIC secretary general pushes for Bangsamoro law in PH visit

Apr 20, 2015 - 7:31 PM

Organization of Islamic Cooperation s Iyad Bin Amin Madani quashes speculations that the creation of the Bangsamoro region will be a stepping stone for secession

FOR PEACE. President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomes Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General His Excellency Iyad Bin Amin Madani during a courtesy call at the Music Room of the Malacañan Palace on April 20, 2015. Photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Goodbye Pope Francis, Davos forum, Thailand's third gender | The wRap

Jan 19, 2015 - 8:05 PM

Pope Francis leaves the Philippines Terrorists and regional conflicts to dominate Davos Thailand may soon recognize the 3rd gender

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

Misuari and the lessons of inclusion

Sep 18, 2013 - 9:01 AM

If ever Misuari has taught us a lesson it is about how to be more inclusive and not to follow his example

HIGHLIGHTS: Signing of the GPH-MILF Framework Agreement

Oct 15, 2012 - 10:19 AM

Live updates on the signing of the GPH MILF Framework Agreement

PH govt, MILF set to sign peace roadmap

Oct 14, 2012 - 4:23 PM

In a historic move the government and the rebel group are set to sign on October 15 an agreement that would hopefully pave the way for lasting peace in Muslim Mindanao

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

Air strike kills over 30 as OIC suspends Syria

Aug 16, 2012 - 1:46 PM

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation suspended Syria saying the Muslim world can no longer accept a regime that massacres its people as 31 people were reported killed in an air strike

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

World Muslim leaders hold emergency meet on Syria

Aug 15, 2012 - 7:16 AM

Members of the OIC begin an emergency summit on Syria

Killer blasts hit Syria, UN in humanitarian bid

Mar 19, 2012 - 10:22 AM

Bombings as experts from the UN and Organisation of Islamic Cooperation began a mission to assess the humanitarian impact of the year long conflict