Daily Archives: January 7, 2018

Turkish air passengers up 11% in 2017

Istanbul (UNA-OIC) – The number of passengers passing through Turkish airports increased by 11 percent in 2017, compared to the previous year, according to a report of the Transport Ministry, released on Saturday.

Turkish airports served more than 193 million …

NCCM urges Canadian PM to designate January 29 as a national day on Islamophobia

Ottawa (UNA-OIC) – The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) sent an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging the government to designate January 29 as a National Day of Remembrance and Action on Islamophobia.

Supported by a wide …

NCCM urges Canadian PM to designate January 29 as a national day on Islamophobia

Ottawa (UNA-OIC) – The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) sent an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging the government to designate January 29 as a National Day of Remembrance and Action on Islamophobia.

Supported by a wide …

Romania will not transfer its embassy to Jerusalem

Amman (UNA-OIC) � Romania announced on Saturday that it would not transfer its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to a statement issued by the Romanian presidency published on its official website.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu …

Jordanian King meets Arab ministerial delegation on Jerusalem

Amman (UNA-OIC) � Jordanian King Abdullah II received here on Saturday an Arab ministerial team tasked with following up on the repercussions of a US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the American embassy to the city.…

US denies report about freezing $125 million funds to UNRWA

Washington (UNA-OIC) � The United States State Department denied on Friday a report about freezing its funding worth $125 million for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). The department official denied the report published by …