Sunday, 18 April , 2021

Hagia Sophia

Turkey is converting another former Byzantine church into a mosque

Aug. 22, 2020 The Turkish government formally converted a former Byzantine church into a mosque on Friday, a move that came a month after it...

Radical Turkish publication calls for a neo-caliphate

Erdogan, who became president in 2014 and ruled Turkey since, has sought to strengthen Turkey's regional role as well as a leading state in...

Cairo denounces Hagia Sophia move, develops Egypt’s Christian sites

Days after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared Istanbul’s historic Hagia Sophia a mosque, Egypt announced ambitious restoration plans for South Sinai's Saint Catherine...

War (on) of Civilizations: From Hagia Sophia to Al-Ahmer Mosque

Hypocrisy Exposed : There was deafening silence when Israel converted historical Al-Ahmar Mosque into a bar July 13, 2020 There is a worldwide condemnation over Turkey’s...

Erdogan could not Islamize minds, so he is Islamizing stones instead’

Ezgi Başaran writes: French political scientist Professor Olivier Roy, who, since the mid-‘90s, has argued that the Islamist project has failed, says Atatürk’s secularism...

La remise en cause du statut de la basilique Sainte-Sophie par...

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Turkey’s top religious authority head delivers Friday sermon at Hagia Sophia...

Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) head Ali Erbaş delivered the Friday sermon at Hagia Sophia with a sword in hand, presenting an Ottoman tradition...

Former Greek diplomat says Turkey will now face many internal problems

by Paul Antonopoulos Former Greek Diplomat to Turkey, Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos, told Sputnik Hellas that the decision to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque would lead...

Erdogan inspects Hagia Sophia ahead of Islamic prayer on July 24

The Hagia Sophia will open as Muslim Mosque for the first time since 1934 July 19, 2020 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited the Hagia Sophia...

Transformer Sainte-Sophie en mosquée: Une nouvelle crise en Méditerranée orientale

Par Dimitris Konstantakopoulos 12/07/2020 La décision du régime turc de faire de Sainte-Sophie, l'un des plus importants monuments de la chrétienté, une mosquée ne peut être...