Organization of the Islamic Conference


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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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However, only eight of the 57 members of the Organization of the Islamic Conference have recognized it.
Ahmadinejad, who arrived in Turkey to attend COMCEC summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), received Erdogan at Ceylan Intercontinental Hotel in Istanbul, where the OIC summit is held.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraqi Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi on Monday led a delegation to Istanbul to attend the first economic summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), according to a presidential statement.
Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (COMCEC) was established at the Third Islamic Summit Conference held in Mecca/Taif in 1981.
Foreign Minster Abu Bakr al-Qirbi met here on Tuesday with a delegation of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) interested in humanitarian affairs.
President Pervez Musharraf has consistently said Pakistan is ready to send troops, but only under the leadership of the United Nations or the Jeddah-based Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC).
Summary: Jeddah, Jumada II 12, 1432, May 15, 2011, SPA -- Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu opened here today the preparatory meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Organization of Islamic Conference Member-States.
WASHINGTON, Apr 11, 2011 (TUR) -- Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, has arrived in Washington on Sunday to attend the eighth U.
Summary: Dakar (Senegal) - The Standing Committee on Information and Cultural Affairs of the Organization of the Islamic conference (COMIAC) hailed the efforts undertaken by the Bayt Mal Al Quds Acharif Agency, upon high instructions of HM King Mohammed VI, Chairman of the Al Quds Committee, to safeguard the holy city's identity.
The Organization of the Islamic Conference and the Islamic Development Bank made the decision to provide US$250 thousand in emergency assistance for unrest victims.
Sanctions against Iran will beof no avail," al-Moallem told al-Alam TV channel on the sidelines of the conference of the Organization of the Islamic Conference Foreign Ministers held in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe.
Summary: ISTANBUL (Cihan) - Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday arrived in Turkey to attend a summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC).
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