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Organisation of Islamic Cooperation: International organisation
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, formerly the Organisation of the Islamic Conference, is an international organization founded in 1969, consisting of 57 member states, with a collective population of over 1.8 billion as of 2015 with 53 countries being Muslim-majority countries. The organisation states that it is "the collective voice of the Muslim world" and works to "safeguard and protect the interests of the Muslim world in the spirit of promoting international peace and harmony".


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The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) urged member states on Wednesday to help struggling Muslim states combat the coronavirus pandemic, particularly in Africa.
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Delhi violence: Govt slams US body, OIC for ‘misleading’ comments

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India slams OIC statement over Delhi violence, says it's inaccurate, misleading

India on Thursday hit out at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation for its statement on Delhi violence, saying the comments are factually inaccurate and misleading.
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Organization of Islamic Cooperation rejects Trump peace plan: statement

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation said on Monday it rejects U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan.
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Saudi Arabia blocks Iran from Islamic grouping's meeting: Tehran

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Centre invites diplomats to go to J&K for reality check

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India reached out to countries across geographical regions to share standpoint on CAA and NRC: MEA

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MEA rebuffs reports over Islamic Cooperation's meet on Kashmir, dubs it 'speculative'

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In concession to Pakistan, Saudi Arabia to host OIC meet on Kashmir

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Malaysia defends Muslim summit shunned by Saudi, slammed by OIC

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Turkey says OIC to convene after Netanyahu annexation plans

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Despite India's rejection, OIC meddles in Kashmir once again

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India slams Organisation of Islamic Cooperation for its references on Kashmir

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OIC notes with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world: statement

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca said on Saturday that it noted with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world, according to the summit's final statement.
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OIC condemns inhumane situation of Myanmar's Rohingya

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit condemned the inhumane situation of Rohingya Muslims, urging a halt to violence, it said in a statement on Saturday.
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OIC refuses to accept any decision to change legal status of Syria's Golan Heights

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OIC summit condemns any decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

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