5 International Facts of Hagia Sophia in Turkey

ISTANBUL, KOMPAS.com – Turkey’s top court on Thursday (2/7/2020) will decide on the status of Hagia Sophia, a world-famous site located in Istanbul and a museum after previously being a church and mosque. Here are 5 international facts about Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey: Also read: Plan to Change Hagia Sophia into a Mosque, a […]

5 International Facts of Hagia Sophia in Turkey

ISTANBUL, KOMPAS.com – Turkey’s top court on Thursday (2/7/2020) will decide on the status of Hagia Sophia, a world-famous site located in Istanbul and a museum after previously being a church and mosque. Here are 5 international facts about Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey: Also read: Plan to Change Hagia Sophia into a Mosque, a […]

Turkey: Hagia Sophia decision within 15 days – Last Hour

(ANSA) – ISTANBUL, JULY 2 – The decision on the possibility of reconverting to the Hagia Sophia mosque in Istanbul will be made known in writing within 15 days. This was decided by the Ankara State Council, at the end of this morning’s hearing on the appeal filed by a local association to request the […]

Mosque instead of museum? Turkey wants to dedicate Hagia Sophia in Istanbul

In Turkey, Hagia Sophia has become a political issue: the question is whether the building can be converted into a mosque. The USA has now also intervened. The US government has spoken out against the rededication of the famous Hagia Sophia in Istanbul from a museum to a mosque. The United States has urged the […]

Plan to Change Hagia Sophia into a Mosque, a Polemic, Turn Turkey Torn Page all

ISTANBUL, KOMPAS.com – Turkey’s High Court will give a decision related to the plan to change the status of Hagia Sophia into a mosque, an agenda that reaps polemics. The building, built since the sixth century, which attracts tourists from all over the world, opened as a museum since 1935, and is open to all […]

Want to Remain a Museum, US Refuses Hagia Sophia to Become a Mosque

WASHINGTON DC, KOMPAS.com – The United States opposes the conversion of the Hagia Sophia into a mosque and urges the Turkish government to maintain it as a world heritage museum. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday urged Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan not to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque. Pompeo stated that […]

Last minute … Mosque circular from the Interior!

In the circular the Ministry of Interior published a new type of corona virus (Covid- 19) outbreak As part of the measures taken by the Directorate of Religious Affairs in order to prevent the spread in Turkey, all the mosques and mosques in the country until general concurrence to control the epidemic since March 16, […]

An Assyrian palace discovered under the ruins of a mosque destroyed by Daesh in Mosul

It is in this palace that the king of Assyria Assarhaddon assembled his court, almost three millennia ago. Long hidden and inaccessible, construction has emerged, sadly ironic from history, from the ruins of a mosque in Mosul, destroyed in 2014 by the Islamic State. Erected on the tell (artificial hill) of Nebi Yunus, the religious […]