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  1. 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 ...
  2. The sixth-century edifice -- a magnet for tourists worldwide with its stunning architecture -- had

    Turkey's Erdogan visits Hagia Sofia after reconversion to mosque

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a surprise visit to Hagia Sofia on Sunday just days before the first Muslim prayers are due to be held ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. The Hagia Sophia was first constructed as a cathedral in the Christian Byzantine Empire

    Erdogan rebuffs criticism over Hagia Sophia conversion to mosque

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday rejected worldwide condemnation over Turkey's decision to convert the Byzantine-era monument Hagia ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Istanbul

    Orthodox Patriarch says turning Istanbul's Hagia Sophia into mosque would be divisive

    Converting Istanbul's sixth century Hagia Sophia back into a mosque would sow division, the spiritual head of the world's Orthodox Christians ...
  8. Masjid Darul Ghufran

    Most mosques to extend opening hours for five daily prayers as phased reopening continues

    More than half of Singapore’s mosques will extend their operating hours to be open for the five daily prayers from next week, as part of ...