Islam is the youngest and the most widely spread religion in the world. It is also the fastest growing religion and nowadays there are many countries which are associated with it. They are Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Malaysia and others. Islam plays a crucial role in the international political and economic life. There are many Islamic political parties and organisations all over the world.
Islam is flourishing due to its historical development and the impact it has on today’s world. It can be proved by a constant growth of Islam followers in traditionally non-Muslim countries. Scientific discoveries and advances in culture, sports, politics and medicine made by means of Islam are often mentioned in the mass media.
Today Muslim world is presented by 57 countries which are the members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations).