Organization of Islamic Cooperation attends Islamic conference in Bahrain

OIC Secretary-General Yousef Al-Othaimeen called for reforms within member states suffering from recession and urged a more holistic development agenda. (SPA)
Updated 01 December 2018
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Organization of Islamic Cooperation attends Islamic conference in Bahrain

  • The conference discussed the most important challenges facing the Arab and Islamic cultural identity

JEDDAH: The secretary-general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousuf bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, chaired the OIC delegation to the extraordinary Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers, which was held under the patronage of Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa.
Participants celebrated the Bahrain city of Muharraq as the capital of Islamic culture.
The conference discussed the most important challenges facing the Arab and Islamic cultural identity, calling for the humanitarian message of Islam to be conveyed to the whole world with special attention to thought and culture.


Coalition intercepts 2 Houthi drones targeting southern Saudi Arabia

Updated 15 July 2019
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Coalition intercepts 2 Houthi drones targeting southern Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: The Arab military coalition intercepted two drones launched by the Houthis in Yemen toward Khamis Mushayt in southern Saudi Arabia Monday.

Debris from the drones fell on a residential area and damaged a building and some cars. No one was killed or injured, the coalition said.