Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz called on Arab leaders to meet in mid-August about the state of Islamic countries in the Middle East.(FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)
Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz called on Arab leaders to meet in mid-August about the state of Islamic countries in the Middle East.
(FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi Arabia Calls Extraordinary Meeting of Muslim Nations

August 2, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
Saudi Arabia continues to create an anti-Iranian alliance.
 

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah called for an extraordinary meeting of Muslim leaders to be held August 14-15, the country’s state news agency reported July 22. Saudi Arabia is the head of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, a 57-strong grouping of Islamic nations that has met 12 times since its foundation in 1969. This month’s meeting will be its fourth extraordinary summit.

King Abdullah called the meeting to “examine the situation in many countries of the Islamic world, intensify efforts to confront this situation, address the sources of discord and division therein, reunify the Islamic Ummah [community] and promote Islamic solidarity.”

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