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Joe Biden celebrates the 80th anniversary of OXI Day

Joe Biden celebrates the 80th anniversary of OXI Day

Joe Biden- former vice president of the United States, now the Democratic presidential nominee- posted a message on social media on the occasion of OXI Day. “Today we celebrate the 80th anniversary…

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Toilets are being built inside Hagia Sophia

The General Directorate of Institutions which is under the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism, announced a tender for the construction of toilets inside Hagia Sophia, Ethnos reported. Two years ago Turkish…

US presidential candidate Joe Biden presents 'vision for Greece'

US presidential candidate Joe Biden presents ‘vision for Greece’

Joe Biden- former vice president of the United States, now the Democratic presidential nominee- reiterated his long-standing commitment to Greece and Greek-Americans. In an announcement titled ‘Joe Biden’s vision for Greek Americans…

Greek PM thanks Joe Biden for his support over Hagia Sophia

Greek PM thanks Joe Biden for his support over Hagia Sophia

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis referred to Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden’s call on Turkey to reverse the decision on Hagia Sophia, during his speech at the Rotunda Monument in Thessaloniki on Wednesday…

agia Sophia “Mosque” in Nicaea/Iznik

Turkey: Hagia Sophia “Mosque” in Nicaea/Iznik

By Uzay Bulut Much of the international community has been shocked by the news concerning Turkey’s conversion of two historic Hagia Sophia churches into mosques in Istanbul and Trabzon. The famous Hagia…

Hagia Sophia – Then, Now, Always

Hagia Sophia – Then, Now, Always

Constantinos Patralis “But it’s a UNESCO heritage site!!” What a strange way to begin this conversation, rarely does one ask a question, make a statement or a comment even. It’s somehow unavoidable…

AHEPA protests at Turkish Embassy in Washington, US

AHEPA protests at Turkish Embassy in Washington, US

Last week, AHEPA Supreme President George G. Horiates led a contingent of Ahepans who participated at a protest held at the Embassy of Turkey in Washington, DC. The peaceful protest took an…

Muslims in Athens fear first official mosque will not open 9

Muslims in Athens fear first official mosque will not open

Muslims in Athens fear their own official place of worship that is due to open could be delayed in retaliation for the conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque, Turkey’s Daily Sabah…

Mosque servant dies in Hagia Sophia from heart attack 11

Mosque servant dies in Hagia Sophia from heart attack

News has broken that the Muezzin of Hagia Sophia suddenly died on Sunday. A Muezzin is one appointed to lead and recite the Islamic call to prayer, and Osman Aslan who was…

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Jihadist terrorist flag displayed in Hagia Sophia (VIDEO)

A flag of an Islamic extremist terrorist organisation inside Hagia Sophia, has been filmed and published on social media. “Afghan Taliban flag was raised in HagiaSophia, Turkey by pro-Taliban activists,” said Noor…

UNESCO sent letter to Turkey regarding turning Hagia Sophia into a mosque

Iran praises Turkey’s conversion of Hagia Sophia again

After initially praising Turkey’s conversion of Hagia Sophia, Iran has once again congratulated the country for the conversion of what was first a Christian Cathedral into an Islamic mosque. Ali Akbar Velayati,…