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Organization of Islamic Cooperation to organize seminar on Islamophobia

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will organize the 5th international seminar on Islamophobia in Istanbul.
 
The event will be held on Oct. 17-18 in collaboration with the Turkish Ministry of Justice, and will discuss the roots and causes of Islamophobia against Muslims.
 
Separately on Sunday, the OIC condemned the attack on a political rally in Takhar province of Afghanistan.
 
Fourteen people were killed and more than 30 wounded after a motorcycle bomb detonated, targeting the crowd attending the rally.  Two security officers were also among those killed in the explosion.
 
The OIC Secretary-General Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen extended his condolences to the government and people of Afghanistan over the attack and wished a quick recovery of the injured.
 
The secretary-general appealed to the Kabul government, politicians and the people to maintain national unity. More than 2,500 candidates are contesting the long-delayed legislative elections in Afghanistan. AN Jeddah
 
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