HAGIA SOPHIA

HAGIA SOPHIA

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  1. Turkish President Erdogan attends Friday prayers at Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque in Istanbul

    Turkey and Greece exchange harsh words over Hagia Sophia prayers

    Turkey and Greece exchanged harsh words on Saturday over the conversion of Istanbul's Hagia Sophia into a mosque, a day after Islamic prayers were ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: Friday prayers at Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque for the first time in 86 years, in Istanbul

    Turkey condemns Greek reaction to Hagia Sophia prayers

    The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Saturday condemned statements by Greek officials and a flag-burning protest in Greece after the first Islamic ...
  3. Friday prayers at Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque for the first time in 86 years, in Istanbul

    Erdogan joins thousands to pray for first time at Istanbul's Hagia Sophia

    Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan joined thousands of worshippers at Hagia Sophia on Friday for the first prayers there since he declared the ...
  4. A couple stand by the Marmara Sea with the Hagia Sophia or Ayasofya-i Kebir Camii in the background

    Prayers at Hagia Sophia will crown decades-long Muslim campaign

    When Yunus Genc prays at Hagia Sophia on Friday it will mark the triumphant culmination of decades-long efforts by Islamist-rooted groups like his ...
  5. People stroll at Sultanahmet Square near Hagia Sophia, or Ayasofya-i Kebir Camii, in Istanbul

    Turkey will inform UNESCO about Hagia Sophia moves: minister

    Turkey will inform the United Nation's cultural body UNESCO about changes to Istanbul's ancient Hagia Sophia after Ankara converted the museum ...
  6. People pose for a picture in front of Hagia Sophia, or Ayasofya-i Kebir Camii, in Istanbul

    Turkey says will inform UNESCO about Hagia Sophia moves

    Turkey will inform the United Nation's cultural body UNESCO about steps being taken regarding Istanbul's Hagia Sophia, Foreign Minister Mevlut ...
  7. Pope Francis holds the weekly audience at the Vatican

    Pope joins criticism of Turkey turning Hagia Sophia into mosque

    Pope Francis on Sunday joined an international chorus of condemnation of Turkey's decision to convert Istanbul's iconic Hagia Sophia landmark back ...
  8. FILE PHOTO: People visit the Hagia Sophia or Ayasofya in Istanbul

    Changes to Istanbul's Hagia Sophia could trigger heritage review: UNESCO

    UNESCO must be notified of any change in the status of Istanbul's sixth-century Hagia Sophia museum and the changes may have to be reviewed by its ...
  9. FILE PHOTO: Gli the cat of Hagia Sophia or Ayasofya is pictured in Istanbul

    Turkish verdict paving way for Hagia Sophia mosque expected Friday

    A Turkish court is likely to announce on Friday that the 1934 conversion of Istanbul's Hagia Sophia into a museum was unlawful, two Turkish ...
  10. FILE PHOTO: Byzantine-era monument of Hagia Sophia or Ayasofya Museum in Istanbul

    Turkish court weighs bid to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque

    A Turkish court on Thursday heard a case aimed at converting Istanbul's sixth century Hagia Sophia back into a mosque and will announce its ...