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Erdogan Accuses Greece Of Provocations In Phone Call To Merkel

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made accusations that Greece was pushing back refugees at sea in a call with Germany's Angela Merkel.

Muslims of Greece Assume their Responsibilities during Coronavirus Crisis

After some Greek Muslims were arrested on Friday for gathering at a place of worship, defying the government measure that bans gatherings of more than 10 people, President of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Greece, Imam Atta-Ul Naseer, reprimanded the Imams...

Greek PM: Coexistence of Christians and Muslims Always Productive

The coexistence of Christians and Muslims in Thrace has been and will "always remain productive," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in Komotini on Friday. The Greek PM was addressing the Music High School - Lyceum of Komotini, which he visited along...

Is the 180 Year Wait for an Official Mosque in Athens Finally Over?

It has only taken some 180 years for Athens to finally be on the verge of getting its first official mosque as plans 10 years in the making to construct a mosque in the Athens suburb of Votanikos are being pushed...

Nationalists Clash with Police During Greek Muslims Party March

About 200 nationalist militants clashed with police on Sunday in the northeastern city of Komotini when they tried to break a demonstration of Greek Muslims. Greece's Muslim minority party Friendship, Equality and Peace (FEP) held a rally in commemoration of...

Thrace's Muslim Minority Reacts to "8" Army Coup Officials in Greece

The Muslim minority at the Greek province of Thrace was quick to react to the news that eight military officials involved in the failed military coup in Turkey were seeking political asylum in Greece. Greek daily newspaper To Vima reports...

AK Party Deputy Calls on Greece to Stop Suppression of Turkish Schools

Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Deputy Chairman and Çanakkale deputy Bülent Turan called on Greek authorities to end the suppression of Turkish schools in Greece, a Daily Sabah report says. "We opened a Greek high school in Gökçeada (Imvros),...

Athens Reacts to Western Thrace "Identity" Conference in Turkey

Greece's Foreign Ministry has reacted to a conference held in Turkey titled “The Turkish identity of Muslims in Western Thrace” as it creates tension among Greek Muslims. The Muslim population in the Rodopi region in Western Thrace is recognized in...

Thrace Muftis Condemn Paris Attacks

The muftis of Komotini, Xanthi and Didimoteicho - the religious leaders of the Greek-Muslim minority in Thrace, northeastern Greece - commented on the recent events in France and condemned the spread of terror and indiscriminate violence regardless of its...

4.7% of People in Greece Are Muslims

After the shocking events that occurred in France over the last week, starting from the terrorist attack in Charlie Hebdo that resulted in the death of 12 people, Europeans have started expressing their fear about what will come next. People...