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Peace and coexistence seminar held in Abu Dhabi as part of OIC Festival

April 25, 2019 |

Abu Dhabi A seminar entitled "Tolerance between the Philosophy of Truth and Justice: The Philosophy of Islam in Building Peace and Coexistence" was held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) as part of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation …

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UNICEF airlifts 18 tons of emergency supplies to Libya

April 23, 2019 |

Tripoli A UN Children's Fund-chartered plane has arrived at Misrata airport, in northwestern Libya, with 18 tons of urgently needed emergency supplies.

A UNICEF statement released on Monday explained that these supplies will allow the agency to reach conflict-affected children …

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Pakistan, Iran to Set Up Joint Security Force

April 22, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD Leaders of Pakistan and Iran agreed Monday to expand border security cooperation to fight terrorist groups waging deadly attacks in both countries, and vowed to continue joint efforts to help bring peace to their conflict-ravaged neighbor Afghanistan.

Iranian President …

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OIC chief congratulates people of Indonesia for holding successful General Elections

April 21, 2019 |

Jeddah, The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) dispatched an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to the Republic of Indonesia to oversee its General Elections.

The OIC EOM monitored the elections in Jakarta and its suburbs held on 17 April 2019 and …

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Government took steps for country’s development: Sindh Governor

April 19, 2019 |

Sindh Governor Imran Ismail has said that it is the effort of Prime Minister of Pakistan to bring out the country from the burden of loan and incumbent government has taken steps for the development and prosperity of the country.…

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OIC reaffirms commitment to lasting peace and stability in Afghanistan

April 18, 2019 |

Jeddah Permanent Representative of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Kabul Ambassador Huseyin Avni Botsali has engaged in a new round of consultations with Afghan leadership on the peace process, inter-Afghan dialogue, and negotiations with Taliban.

Botsali called on …

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Libya’s FM briefs heads of diplomatic missions on latest developments in Tripoli

April 18, 2019 |

Tripoli Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Taher Siala met with the heads of diplomatic missions and charges d'affaires accredited to Libya, at the ministry's headquarters in Tripoli on Wednesday.

During the meeting, Siala briefed the diplomats on the latest developments of …

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Kyrgyzstan expects to receive largest influx of tourists in 2019

April 17, 2019 |

Bishkek About 7 million foreigners, with more than half of them being tourists, visited Kyrgyzstan in 2018, Deputy Minister of Culture, Information, and Tourism Maksat Damir Uulu told journalists here on Tuesday.

During a press conference at Kyrgyz National News …

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Carrying a Culture’s Expectations: Work-Life Balance for Women in Bangladesh

April 17, 2019 |

The United States marked April 2 as Equal Pay Day, which "symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year."

In the past decade, Bangladesh has made strides in narrowing the …

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36th International Drug Enforcement Conference kicks off in Baku

April 16, 2019 |

Baku The 36th International Drug Enforcement Conference (IDEC), co-organized by Azerbaijans State Commission on Combating Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking, State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), kicked off in Baku on Monday.

Held under …

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Pakistani Forces Kill Five Terrorists in Peshawar

April 16, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD Officials in Pakistan announced Tuesday counterterrorism forces have killed five militants in a 17 hour long gun battle in an upscale locality in the northwestern city of Peshawar.

The clashes erupted on Monday evening after security forces, acting on …

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Information technology growing in Pakistan: Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui

April 15, 2019 |

Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has said information technology is growing in Pakistan.

Addressing a ceremony of a private company in Islamabad today, he said it is the age of information technology and taking benefit …

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