Flag of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

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A green crescent open to the upper right, inside that a green globe, and the black Kaaba at the center.
OIC Logo, on which the current flag is based

The flag of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation is white with a green crescent and globe, with the Kaaba at the center of the globe.[1] In 2011 this replaced the earlier flag,[2] adopted in 1981,[3] which featured a green background with an upward-facing red crescent enveloped in a white disc in the center; inside the disc, the words "Allahu Akbar" were written in Arabic calligraphy.

Previous flag

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  1. ^ Ghafour, P.K. Abdul (22 May 2012). "Portrait marks Ihsanoglu's achievements". Arab News. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Ihsanoglu urges international community to recognize state of Palestine at the United Nations, historic change of OIC logo and name to Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation". Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. 28 June 2011. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  3. ^ Horváth, Zoltán (13 November 2013). "Organization of Islamic Cooperation". CRW Flags. Flags of the World. Retrieved 25 January 2016.