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Islamization of Hagia Sophia: It’s a Mosque Again!

Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Hagia Sophia, is to be used as a mosque for the 30 days of the religious Ramadan feast in Turkey. Reports...

Hagia Sophia Is Turkey’s Top Tourist Attraction

For two consecutive years, 2014 and 2015, the former temple of Hagia Sophia, now a museum, is the top attraction for visitors to Turkey. Hagia...

Istanbul: 10 Dead, Several Injured in Blast Near Hagia Sophia

Ten people were killed and several others injured in a blast in the historic Sultanahmet district in Istanbul according to Turkish media on Tuesday. Private...

Turkish Minister Aims to Open Up Hagia Sophia for Muslim Prayers

Interim Turkish Minister of Culture; Yalcin Topcu revealed his aspiration for Hagia Sophia's fate. “Opening the Hagia Sophia to prayers is my personal dream, my goal,...

Thousands Pray Near Hagia Sophia, Call for its Reopening as a Mosque

A huge group prayer in front of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey, was held to commemorate the 562nd anniversary of the conquest, according to organizers. A number of groups...

Hundreds Demand That Hagia Sophia be Converted into Mosque

Hundreds of people demanded that the historic Istanbul Hagia Sophia museum be converted into a mosque during a rally in Istanbul, Turkey, on May...
Hagia Sophia Quran recitation

First Modern-Day Quran Recitation in Hagia Sophia Takes Place on Greek Easter Saturday

The historic Istanbul cathedral and museum, Hagia Sophia, witnessed its first Quran recitation under its roof after 85 years on Greek Easter Saturday, Anadolu...

Professor Claims There Is Gold Under Hagia Sophia

No matter how many years have passed, Hagia Sophia continues to surprise us. According to statements by Turkish Philosophy professor at the University of...

Erdogan Answers to Muslims on Hagia Sophia

"Let's see if we can fill up the Blue Mosque first, before Hagia Sophia," stated the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, giving a diplomatic...

Hurriyet: ‘Hagia Sophia, a Symbol of History’

The recent prayers of Islamists in front of Hagia Sophia, as regards to turning the monument into a mosque, once again provoked anger expressed in...