Islam In Turkey

Erdogan says first prayers in Hagia Sophia on July 24

Hagia Sophia is nearly 1,500 years old and served as one of the most exalted seats of Christian and then Muslim worship in the world.

By REUTERS
10/07/2020
International Women's Day march Istanbul (REUTERS/KEMAL ASLAN)

Erdogan accuses Women's Day march of disrespecting Islam

“They disrespected the Azan (call to prayer) by slogans, booing and whistling,” Erdogan told the crowd.

By REUTERS
11/03/2019

Arab-Israeli, Turkish citizen arrested for aiding Hamas

They were arrested last month in Israel on suspicion of laundering funds and aiding the terrorist group.

Man sits in front of Turkish flag

Is Turkey’s main opposition starting to act like one?

Even under heavy government censorship and alleged election fraud Turkish opposition might surge forward, unless a total crackdown by the government is commenced.

TURKISH PRESIDENT Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Europe says ‘no’ to Turkey

EU report slams into the usage of state of emergency in Turkey,claims it fosters a climate of fear among ordinary people.

Ibn-Rushd-Goethe-Mosque berlin

Germany condemns Turkish criticism of new liberal mosque

Germany is home to an estimated 4 million people of Turkish origin.

By REUTERS
23/06/2017
Erdogan

Turkey's Erdogan stakes his claim to Jerusalem

Jerusalem affords Turkey’s leaders a destination, to renew talk of “Al-Aqsa” and the need to play a role in the Israel-Palestinian negotiations.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses during an attempted coup in Istanbul, Turkey July 16, 201

Turkish President: We will protect against the Judaization of Jerusalem

Comments come on the heels of statements Erdogan made Monday, blasting Israel for "killing children." Knesset speaker says Erdogan was and continues to be an "enemy."

By JPOST.COM STAFF , TOVAH LAZAROFF
09/05/2017
Supporters listen to the speech by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan during a rally for the upcoming

Analysis: Did Erdogan just win a sixty-year political struggle in Turkey?

The roots of the “yes” vote, which the government barely won, are much deeper and the election is symbolically part of a decades old revolution in the country.

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