Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Preparatory meeting of OIC ministerial conference kicks off in Cairo

Mon, 05 Jun 2023 - 12:31 GMT

Established in 1969, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is the second largest organization after the United Nations with a membership of 57 states spread over four continents.

Egypt to host 2nd edition of ministerial meeting of Organization of Islamic Cooperation in June

Mon, 08 May 2023 - 01:59 GMT

The meeting is entitled "Impact of Social Justice on Social Security."

Egypt calls for enhancing mechanisms at Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Mon, 10 Apr 2023 - 03:06 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Monday with the ambassadors of member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

OIC condemns continued Israeli escalation against Aqsa Mosque

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 11:16 GMT

Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Hissein Brahim Taha dispatched similar letters to several international actors about the ongoing Israeli violation of Al Aqsa Mosque that included closure of the Mosque's gates and barbaric attacks against innocent worshipers.

Who is Afnan Al-Shuaiby, the 1st executive director of WDO?

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 03:41 GMT

Afnan Al-Shuaiby was recently elected as the first executive director of the Women Development Organization (WDO) that is affiliated with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

WDO thanks President Sisi for directions to pay least developed countries’ annual contributions

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 - 08:03 GMT

Ambassador Ehab Fawzy, Deputy Executive Director of the Women Development Organization (WDO), affiliated to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), thanked President Abdel Fattah al Sisi, for his instructions that Egypt pays the annual contributions allocated for the WDO, set to be paid by the least developed countries

Sisi: Egypt to pay least developed countries’ annual contributions to OIC’s Women Development Organization

Mon, 07 Jun 2021 - 07:02 GMT

The president’s remarks came in a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Head of the National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsy

Egypt welcomes agreement to host headquarters of OIC Organization for Women Development

Fri, 12 Mar 2021 - 10:28 GMT

Egypt has welcomed the signing of an agreement to host the headquarters of the Organization for Women Development in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation member states.

Organization of Islamic Cooperation rejects US peace plan

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 - 12:28 GMT

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation on Monday announced rejecting the US administration's controversial Middle East peace plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Maliki: Trump's peace plan biased, harms Palestinian sovereignty

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 - 09:43 GMT

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Malki on Monday reiterated rejection of US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan as talks to reach that deal did not involve the Palestinian side.

Presidential decree approves changing name of OIC

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 - 12:43 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued a decree on Thursday approving a decision taken by the Foreign Ministers Council of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to change the organization's name from the Organization of Islamic Conference into its curren

Arab nations, EU denounce Netanyahu's annexation remarks

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 - 08:00 GMT

Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister since 2009, considered the imposition of sovereignty over these areas as a major and historic step in Israel's history.

1st Islamic Culture Festival to be inaugurated on Feb. 5

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 01:05 GMT

Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem will inaugurate the first Islamic Culture Festival on Feb. 5.

Organization of Islamic Cooperation chief to visit Cairo Monday

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 - 12:42 GMT

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Youssef al Othaimeen will pay an official visit to Cairo starting Monday.

Timeline of the Jerusalem crisis

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 11:18 GMT

Macron stated during the visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to France that the U.S.’ decision was a “threat to peace.”

Shoukry heads Egypt's Delegation to OIC Summit on Jerusalem

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 - 08:07 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry visits Istanbul, Turkey to participate in summit hosted by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.

OIC condemns Kabul suicide attack

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 04:41 GMT

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation on Wednesday condemned Kabul suicide attack, which killed 13 persons and wounded other people.

OIC condemns Las Vegas shooting

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 - 01:43 GMT

Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Yousef bin Ahmad Al Othaimeen has strongly condemned the shooting on an outdoor concert in Las Vegas city.

Uzbekistan to host next OIC Summit

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 10:43 GMT

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold its next summit of science and technology in Uzbekistan.

Guinea supports Egypt in election of UNESCO Director-General

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 - 09:49 GMT

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Guinea Makalé Camara has stressed her full support of Egypt and Ambassador Moushira Mahmoud Khattab.