Tag: Islam

Will Turkey turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque in July? 9

Will Turkey turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque in July?

On July 2, the Council of State of Turkey is expected to rule on the request to annul the presidential decree that turned Hagia Sophia into a museum in 1934, Law and…

Mosque in Limassol attacked 11

Mosque in Limassol attacked

The Köprülü Mosque in the Cypriot city of Limassol was petrol bombed and had graffiti written on its outer walls just days after Turkey allowed Islamic readings to be read in Hagia…

Hagia Sophia

Turkish Islamic leader calls for Muslim prayers in Hagia Sophia

The Religious and Foundation Employees’ Union (Diyanet Bir-Sen) called for the first Friday prayer after the coronavirus pandemic to be performed in Hagia Sophia. Friday is considered the Holy Day in Islam.…

April 24: Remembering the Armenian Genocide

April 24: Remembering the Armenian Genocide

April 24th is the day the world commemorates the Armenian Genocide committed by Turks in 1915. That day, 250 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders were arrested in Constantinople and sent to Chankri…

Prison in Greece

Greek prisons receive Islamic ‘education’

Prison authorities in northern Greece were given a briefing on Islam on Thursday to help them better undestand the religious practices and traditions of the 3,000 muslim inmates currently held in Greek…

Greek police raid mosque in Xanthi and discover weapons 24

Greek police raid mosque in Xanthi and discover weapons

Greek police raided a mosque in Xanthi, north-eastern Greece, on Tuesday, and arrested an Imam for weapons possession after discovering two guns, a hunting rifle and thirty cartridges in the Islamic place…