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MUI calls on interfaith communities to defend Palestine

Thursday, 14 Dec 2017 20:52 WIB

 JAKARTA -- The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) has called on all elements of interfaith communities and groups to participate in the Palestinian Defense Action demonstration to be centered at the National Monument, Jakarta, on...

East Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine: Jokowi

Thursday, 14 Dec 2017 19:02 WIB

JAKARTA -- East Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine, according to President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), who outlined six points to solve the Palestinian issue during the Organization of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC's) Extraordinary Summit...

US decision aggravates regional security issues: OIC

Thursday, 14 Dec 2017 16:03 WIB

ISTANBUL -- The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) stated that the US government's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israel's capital has aggravated the regional security issues. "The US statement will only worsen regional...

Abbas lauds Indonesia's support for Palestine's struggle

Thursday, 14 Dec 2017 15:37 WIB

 ISTANBUL -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has lauded Indonesia's support for Palestinian people's struggle to make progress as a state. "The Palestinian president has expressed his deepest gratitude and appreciation to Indonesia for its support...

OIC Summit calls on US to revoke decision on Jerusalem

Thursday, 14 Dec 2017 15:13 WIB

JAKARTA -- The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) during an Extraordinary Islamic Summit held in Istanbul, Turkey, on Wednesday, called on the United States to revoke its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's...

'World must recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital'

Thursday, 14 Dec 2017 00:05 WIB

ISTANBUL -- Muslim nations must press the world to recognise East Jerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state, Turkey said on Wednesday as it opened an Islamic summit called in response to...

Jordan, Palestine laud Indonesia's diplomatic struggle

Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 14:24 WIB

JAKARTA -- Jordan and Palestine have lauded Indonesia's diplomatic struggle in the Palestinian issue, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi stated. "The Jordanian and Palestinian foreign ministers highly praise Indonesia's diplomatic struggle in the Palestinian issue,"...

OIC Extraordinary Summit expected to produce resolution

Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 14:09 WIB

ISTANBUL -- The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Extraordinary Summit held in Istanbul, Turkey, on Wednesday (Dec 13) is expected to produce a final communiqué and several resolutions, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi stated. "At...

Reduce the use of dollars in international transaction: MUI

Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 05:05 WIB

JAKARTA -- Secretary General of Indonesian Ulemas Council (MUI) Anwar Abba has called on the public to reduce the use of US dollars for international transactions to press US President Donald Trump to...

Al-Sisi stresses necessity to preserve Jerusalem status

Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 04:07 WIB

CAIRO -- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi stressed on Monday his country's firm stance on the necessity of preserving the legal and historical status of Jerusalem in a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas...

MUI to hold mass gathering to show solidarity with Palestine

Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 03:09 WIB

 JAKARTA -- The Indonesian Ulemas Council (MUI) is set to hold a mass gathering in the National Monument (Monas) square in Central Jakarta on Sunday (Dec 17) to show solidarity with Palestine. "MUI will invite...

Two Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes

Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 02:48 WIB

GAZA -- Israeli airstrikes killed two Palestinians riding a motorbike in northern Gaza Strip, local sources said on Tuesday. Eyewitnesses and paramedics said an Israeli missile hit a motorbike, killing two riders. Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesman...

OIC Summit to help unite Arab states: Jusuf Kalla

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 20:59 WIB

JAKARTA -- The Extraordinary Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Jerusalem has become a platform to unify Arab states in the fight for Palestinian independence. "Islamic countries, including the Arab states,...

US decision will mark beginning of end of Israel: Hezbollah

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 20:24 WIB

BEIRUT -- Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah said Monday that the U.S. President Donald Trump's decision on Jerusalem "will be the beginning of the end of Israel." In a televised speech addressing thousands of...

OIC Summit to unify voices to defend Palestine: Marsudi

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 20:02 WIB

JAKARTA -- Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi expressed hope that the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Extraordinary Summit scheduled on Dec 13 would unify the voices of its member countries in a bid...