Koran

Patriarch Bartholomew Wants Turkey to Respect Hagia Sophia and Orthodoxy

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew called on Muslims to show "respect" to the Christian faith, on the occasion of the end of the feast of Ramadan on Friday. He expressed "respect" for Islam, however, he called on the same courtesy to...

Turkey Reacts to Greece's Condemnation of Turning Hagia Sophia into Mosque

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has reacted strongly to Greece's criticism of reading the Koran in Hagia Sophia in Istanbul throughout Ramadan. "The Greek Foreign Ministry’s statement with regards to TRT Diyanet TV’s sahur program entitled ‘Hagia Sophia at the time of abundance,’...

Greek Reactions to Hagia Sophia's Islamization Reach EU Parliament

The Greek government has reacted against the decision to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque for the 30 days of ramazan. The Greek Foreign Ministry issued a statement: "We condemn as regressive the Turkish authorities’ announcement of the scheduling of...

Koran Lessons In Greek Ires Muslims

The Greek government has appointed 90 chaplains to teach the Koran in Greek to minority children at mosques and state schools in the northwestern province of Western Thrace, annoying Muslims who said it is a violation of the freedom...