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Church body wants Hagia Sophia decision reversed

The World Association of Churches says returning the Turkish landmark to a mosque is mistaken.

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9:32am PDT - July 11th, 2020

Turkey turning Hagia Sophia back into mosque divides social media

Social media users express both approval and disappointment over decision to change UNESCO World Heritage Site's status.

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6:44am PDT - July 11th, 2020

Hagia Sophia: The museum of conflicts

Once an emblem of Christian-Muslim co-existence, Hagia Sophia has now become the symbol of Turkey’s Islamist politics.

hagia sophia - The Hindu
11:01pm PDT - July 10th, 2020

Turkey's Erdogan re-converts Istanbul's Hagia Sophia into mosque

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan re-converted Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque Friday.

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9:38am PDT - July 10th, 2020

World reacts to Turkey reconverting Hagia Sophia into a mosque

UNESCO, Greece, Cyprus and church leaders among others express concern about changing status of the sixth-century site.

hagia sophia - Al Jazeera English
8:59am PDT - July 10th, 2020

Turkey’s Prez Erdogan says Hagia Sophia becomes mosque after court ruling

The United States, Greece and church leaders were among those to express concern about changing the status of the huge 6th Century Hagia Sophia, converted into a museum in the early days of the modern secular Turkish state under Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.

hagia sophia - Google News (India)
8:47am PDT - July 10th, 2020

World reacts to Turkey reconverting Hagia Sophia into a mosque

UNESCO, Greece, Cyprus and church leaders among others express concern about changing status of the sixth-century site.

hagia sophia - Google News
8:40am PDT - July 10th, 2020

Turkish Court Returns Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia to Mosque Role

Originally a Byzantine cathedral, the building became a mosque during the Ottoman empire before being turned most recently into a museum

hagia sophia - The Wall Street Journal
7:18am PDT - July 10th, 2020

Turkish court rules to let Hagia Sophia return as mosque

Middle East News: Turkey's highest administrative court issued a ruling Friday that paves the way for the government to convert Istanbul's iconic Hagia Sophia - a forme

hagia sophia - Google News (India)
6:29am PDT - July 10th, 2020

Iconic Istanbul museum 'could return to mosque'

A Turkish court clears way for Istanbul's Hagia Sophia museum, built in 6th Century, to revert to being a mosque.

hagia sophia - BBC News
6:28am PDT - July 10th, 2020

Turkey reconverts Istanbul's Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque

President Erdogan declares iconic cultural site reopen to Muslim worship after a court ruling.

hagia sophia - Al Jazeera English
6:25am PDT - July 10th, 2020

Turkish court rules to let Hagia Sophia return as mosque

Middle East News: Turkey's highest administrative court issued a ruling Friday that paves the way for the government to convert Istanbul's iconic Hagia Sophia - a forme

hagia sophia - The Times of India
12:59am PDT - July 10th, 2020