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Organization of the Islamic Conference

An international organization of several dozen Muslim-majority nations. It exists to promote Islamic economic values, international peace and similar goals. It was established in 1969 and is based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. See also: Islamic finance.
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Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu (second right), Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Conference, during the opening ceremony of the EoACAyBelief in Dialogue' conference at the American University in Sharjah.
Meeting in Doha for one day (instead of 2 days, because Qatar and other moderates wanted to narrow the focus and prevent radical members from imposing calls that the US would not like), the foreign ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Conference issue a statement saying: "The conference strongly condemns the evil terrorist actions suffered by the US, which caused a huge loss of life among many nationalities and enormous destruction to the cities of New York and Washington.
KARACHI -- Palestine Foundation of Pakistan (PLF) has demanded of the United Nations and Organisation of Islamic Conference to adopt practical measures against Israel for its aggression on Gaza.
The statements are also a violation to international law, the Charter of the United Nation and the Organisation of Islamic Conference.
The COMSTECH was established in 1981 to consolidate the collective efforts of the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) as a whole in the fields of science and technology by means of promoting mutual cooperation, collaboration, and networking of resources to foster rapid industrialisation and socio-economic development.
Signees of the message also express their pride at the constant support lent by the President of the Republic to activities of the Islamic Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organisation (ISESCO) and the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC), hailing the leading initiatives of the Head of State which earned support from the international community, the most recent of which pertains to the proclamation of 2010, an International Year of Youth.
The Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) along with its financial division, the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), will invest USD12bn within five years to develop energy, agriculture, infrastructure and fight poverty in sub-Saharan African in the next five years, Dow Jones has reported, citing state-run Cameroon Radio Television CRTV).
Addressing a press conference here, Mahmood said that the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) must come up with an effective strategy to counter such practices by the anti-Islam lobby.
He appealed to the Organisation of Islamic Conference OIC to act promptly to save the holy city from "conspiracies and measures aimed at its judaisation and undermining its status.
Summary: BAKU u The sixth Conference of Culture Ministers of Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) has paid rich tribute to His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai for his generous donation for establishing an e- library of the Organization of the Islamic ConferenceAEs Research Center for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA) at the Yildiz Palace in Istanbul.
Manila: A separatist Muslim group has expressed satisfaction that the European Union (EU) and the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) will be part of an international team that will monitor its peace talks with the Philippine government in Malaysia soon, rebel leaders and officials told Gulf News.
ISLAMABAD, 23 May, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- In Damascus, Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, the Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Conference has said that a tense situation is still prevailing due to the failure of resolving the Kashmir dispute.
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