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What is Sharia Law and How Does it Affect Women?

The Taliban, a militant Islamist group in Afghanistan, have seized control of the country as the United States and its allies evacuate its troops from the region. A core dimension of the Taliban is its implementation of its own...

First Call to Prayer from Inside Hagia Sophia in 85 Years

July 1st was marked as the first time in 85 years when a muezzin called the faithful to prayer from inside Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. The azan call was broadcast from its minarets following July 1's Laylat al-Qadr, or night...

First Modern-Day Quran Recitation in Hagia Sophia Takes Place on Greek Easter Saturday

The historic Istanbul cathedral and museum, Hagia Sophia, witnessed its first Quran recitation under its roof after 85 years on Greek Easter Saturday, Anadolu agency reported. On April 11th the imam at modern Ahmet Hamdi Akseki Mosque in the capital...

Turkey Opposes Letting Greece Name Imams

Turkish officials have slammed legislation that will enable Greek authorities to appoint imams at state schools and mosques in Western Thrace. The amendment voted this week, which will allow religious teachers to teach the Quran, is expected to curb the...