Tuesday, 29 September , 2020

Turkey

Hagia Sophia and the Catastrophe of Symbolism

by Omar Ramahi July 15, 2020 As a Muslim, I find Erdogan’s “decree” to change the status of Hagia Sophia (or Ayasofya in Turkish) from a...

Berlin dismisses claim “Greece & Turkey on the brink of war”,...

July 23, 2020 Berlin has dismissed the report of Bild newspaper that Greece and Turkey were on the brink of a war on Tuesday night....

Turkey: Back to Middle Ages

Hagia Sophia: World Council of Churches 'dismayed' over decision to turn museum into mosque 11/07/2020 The interim secretary-general of the World Council of Churches has...

Hagia Sophia ‘Day of Mourning’ unites Christians against Erdogan decision

By Emily Judd, Al Arabiya 23 July 2020 Christians around the world will unite on Friday in observing a ‘Day of Mourning’ for the Hagia Sophia...

Turkey says any Libya ceasefire requires Haftar withdrawal from Sirte and...

Turkey says any Libya ceasefire requires Haftar withdrawal from Sirte and al-Jufra 22 July 2020 urkey and Russia have agreed to keep pushing for a ceasefire...

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...

Une guerre gréco-turque est-elle possible ? Ses implications potentielles pour l’UE,...

Par Dimitris Konstantakopoulos Jul18, 2020 Dans un article précédent, nous avons discuté de la décision d'Ankara de transformer Sainte-Sophie en mosquée dans le contexte stratégique plus...

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...

Egypt Authorizes Sending Troops to Libya, Risking Clash With Turkey

Hafter forces give Egypt the green-light to intervene on their behalf  Posted on July 20, 2020 On Monday, Egypt’s parliament gave military junta leader Abdel Fattah...

Is a Greek – Turkish War possible? Its potential implications for...

Βy Dimitris Konstantakopoulos In a previous article we discussed the decision of Ankara to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque in the wider and changing...