Algiers has long been at odds with Rabat on issues such as Western Sahara.
Representatives from Turkey, Malaysia, Morocco, Azerbaijan, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were briefed by Islamabad on the prevalent security environment along the de-facto border that divides disputed Kashmir region between Pakistan and India.
By a vote of 24 states in favour, nine against, with 14 abstentions, the 47-member forum adopts resolution brought by Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and the Palestinian delegation to UN.
UN Human Rights Council will hold a special session on Israel’s attacks in Gaza at the request of Pakistan, as coordinator of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, and the state of Palestine.
Israeli air strikes on besieged Palestinian enclave continue early morning as health officials say at least 197 civilians, including dozens of children and women, have so far been killed.
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu calls for an international protection mechanism for Palestinian civilians, as 57-member Muslim bloc meets to discuss ways to prevent Israel from killing more Palestinians in besieged Gaza and occupied West Bank.
The OIC, a group of 57 Muslim-majority countries that aim to be the 'collective voice of the Muslim world', faces criticism for its 'weak and feeble' response to Israel's brutal attacks on Palestine.
The failure to leverage newly-forged relations with Israel into meaningful and forceful diplomatic pressure undermines the political credibility of Arab states in the wake of last year’s normalisation deals.
Compared to four years ago, Zakat funds increased in record numbers last year, helping more than two million refugees across the world, according to UNHCR.
President Joe Biden says the US will make an announcement on Saudi Arabia, following an intelligence report that found the crown prince had approved the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun's voice cracked with emotion as he spoke out against the military regime that ousted the nation's elected civilian government in a coup.
The 57-member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation asks India to refrain from altering the demographic structure of India-administered Kashmir that India unilaterally annexed last August, Pakistani foreign office says.
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