Monthly Archives: April 2012

OIC to launch broadcast watchdog in 57 Muslim states

By | 2012-04-21T21:29:25+00:00 April 21st, 2012|News|

Today's Zaman

A Turkish proposal to establish a broadcasting watchdog agency among 57 Muslim countries was officially approved on Thursday at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) conference in Gabon’s capital, Libreville. The decision effectively empowers the OIC with new tools to promote broadcasting of a positive image of the Muslim world on member countries’ television channels. The OIC was established in 1969 to protect and promote the interests of Muslims worldwide.

Egypt refers ban on presidency candidates to court as activists plan mass protests

By | 2012-04-19T23:10:46+00:00 April 19th, 2012|News|

MPs drafted the legislation in response Mubarak spy chief Omar Suleiman’s decision to run for the presidency. Suleiman has since been disqualified on the grounds that he failed to secure enough voter endorsements to run. AL ARABIYA - AGENCIES Egypt’s military rulers have asked the constitutional court to rule on whether top officials from Hosni Mubarak’s