Organization of Islamic Cooperation:

GS Paper 2: Syllabus: Important International Institutions.   Context: India has hit out at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) after it condemned the derogatory comments made by two BJP leaders on Prophet Muhammed and Islam. India’s strong response came while several countries, including India’s crucial Gulf partner, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and security …

Organization of Islamic Cooperation:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International Institutions.   Context: India  has condemned the “motivated and misleading statement” made by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which expressed deep concerns over what it called “continued attacks on Muslims in India” and called upon the international community to take necessary measures.   What’s the issue? OIC …

Organization of Islamic Cooperation:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International Institutions.   Context: After years, Iran diplomats return to Saudi Arabia to take up posts in Islamic forum. Arrival of Iranian delegation to Organization of Islamic Cooperation marks first such diplomatic move between Tehran, Riyadh since ties cut in 2016.   Background: In 2016, protesters attacked Saudi diplomatic …

Organization of Islamic Cooperation:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International Institutions.   Context: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) had recently called for a meeting in Islamabad to find ways to help Afghanistan avert an imminent economic collapse they say would have a “horrendous” global impact. The summit brought together dozens of Foreign Ministers as well as the …