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Athens Mosque Will Cost Greece $1.1M

It will cost the cash-strapped Greek government, which is cutting pay, raising taxes and slashed pensions for workers, pensioners and the poor, some 846,000 euros, about $1.1 million, to build an official mosque in Athens for the city’s Muslim...

BBC Asks Why No Mosque in Athens?

In a report, the BBC highlighted that Athens is the only European Union capital without a mosque and explored the tensions surrounding the quest by Muslims for a place of worship amidst much opposition from nationalists and ultra-religious groups. In...

Fire in Cypriot Mosque Fuels Political Issue

Fire broke out  in a mosque in Lemesos on Holy Saturday. Dervish Eroglu, head of the Turkish Cypriots, is blaming Greek Cypriots for the fire. He says they were encouraged by Orthodox clergymen. "Such actions prove that Greek Cypriots dislike...

Central Athens Mosque Ready by Spring 2012

The construction of the first mega-mosque in Athens is estimated to be completed within the next 3 months given the rapid paces of the building company. The architectural designs were assigned to Tompazis Architectural Office, which is the only...

It's Official, Mosque in Athens

The mosque issue will be officially voted in the Greek Parliament in the following Tuesday and after that actions for further construction will be undertaken.  The mosque will be placed in Votanikos, where the Old Navy was, but it will...