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ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan signed a decree on Friday opening Istanbul's Hagia Sophia as a mosque after a Turkish court annulled a 1934 government decree that had turned it into a museum, a copy of the decision showed.ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan signed a decree on Friday opening Istanbul's Hagia Sophia as a mosque after a Turkish court annulled a 1934 government decree that had turned it into a museum, a copy of the decision showed.

Turkey's Erdogan signs decree converting Hagia Sophia into mosque | The Star

ISTANBUL (REUTERS) – President Tayyip Erdogan declared Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia open to Muslim worship on Friday (July 10) after a top court ruled that the building’s conversion to a museum by modern Turkey’s founding statesman was illegal.. Read more at straitstimes.com.Middle East News -ISTANBUL (REUTERS) – President Tayyip Erdogan declared Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia open to Muslim worship on Friday (July 10) after a top court ruled that the building’s conversion to a

Turkey’s president declares Hagia Sophia a mosque after court ruling, Middle East News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

President Erdogan issued a decree after the court decision ordering the site to be reopened for worship.President Erdogan issued a decree after the court decision ordering the site to be reopened for worship.

Turkish court clears path for Hagia Sophia museum to become a mosque again - The Washington Post

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan issued a decree on July 10 to formally declare the Hagia Sophia as a mosque, minutes after Turkey’s administrative court annulled a 1934-dated decision that paved the way for the use of the 15-century-old structure as a museum.President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan issued a decree on July 10 to formally declare the Hagia Sophia as a mosque, minutes after Turkey’s administrative court annulled a 1934-dated decision that paved the way for the use of the 15-century-old structure as a museum.

Hagia Sophia converted into mosque as Erdoğan signs decree - Turkey News

Top administrative court's Hagia Sophia decision expected FridayTurkey’s top administrative court is expected to make an official ruling Friday on the 1934 decision to convert Istanbul's Hagia Sophia into a museum. The Council of State...

Top administrative court's Hagia Sophia decision expected Friday | Daily Sabah

President Erdogan reopens Istanbul's Hagia Sophia to Muslim worship, after a court ruling.President Erdogan reopens Istanbul's Hagia Sophia to Muslim worship, after a court ruling.

Hagia Sophia: Turkey turns iconic Istanbul museum into mosque - BBC News

ISTANBUL, July 10 — A top Turkish court today revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia’s status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country’s highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO,...ISTANBUL, July 10 — A top Turkish court today revoked the sixth-century Hagia Sophia’s status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. The Council of State, the country’s highest administrative court which on July 2 debated a case brought by a Turkish NGO,...

Turkey court opens way for Hagia Sophia to revert into mosque | World | Malay Mail

President Tayyip Erdogan declared Istanbul's Hagia Sophia a mosque on Friday with the first Muslim prayers to begin in two weeks, after a top court ruled the ancient building's conversion to a museum by modern Turkey's founding statesman was illegal.President Tayyip Erdogan declared Istanbul's Hagia Sophia a mosque on Friday with the first Muslim prayers to begin in two weeks, after a top court ruled the ancient building's conversion to a museum by modern Turkey's founding statesman was illegal.

Erdogan declares Hagia Sophia a mosque after Turkish court ruling - Reuters

US Senator Robert Menendez criticised on Friday a decision by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to officially declare Istanbul's Hagia Sophia a mosque, after a top court ruling opened the way to the conversion.US Senator Robert Menendez criticised on Friday a decision by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to officially declare Istanbul's Hagia Sophia a mosque, after a top court ruling opened the way to the conversion.

US Senator Menendez denounces Hagia Sophia conversion | News | ekathimerini.com

A landmark ruling has reversed a previous decision preventing worship in the Hagia Sophia after its conversion into a museum in 1934.A landmark ruling has reversed a previous decision preventing worship in the Hagia Sophia after its conversion into a museum in 1934.

The law, and origin story of Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia

The weaker Recep Tayyip Erdogan is at home politically, the longer the list of the Turkish President’s transgressions gets.The weaker Recep Tayyip Erdogan is at home politically, the longer the list of the Turkish President’s transgressions gets.

J’Accuse Erdogan - The Globalist

ANKARA: Turkish court is likely to announce on Friday that the 1934 conversion of Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a museum was unlawful, two Turkish officials said, paving the way for its restoration as a mosque despite international concerns. President Tayyip Erdogan has proposed restoring the mosque status of the sixth-century UNESCO World Heritage Site, which was central toANKARA: Turkish court is likely to announce on Friday that the 1934 conversion of Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a museum was unlawful, two Turkish officials said, paving the way for its restoration as

Turkish verdict paving way for Hagia Sophia mosque expected Friday | Arab News

Last year, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggested that Hagia Sophia, formerly the Church of the Holy Wisdom, which used to be an Orthodox Christian cathedral...Last year, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggested that Hagia Sophia, formerly the Church of the Holy Wisdom, which used to be an Orthodox Christian cathedral...

Turkey's State Council Annuls 1934 Ruling to Turn Hagia Sophia in Istanbul Into Museum - Sputnik International

While many pious Turks and some Muslims throughout the world celebrated the decision to revert the world heritage site to its pre-Ataturk status, others warned of the move's potential to create further domestic polarization.While many pious Turks and some Muslims throughout the world celebrated the decision to revert the world heritage site to its pre-Ataturk status, others warned of the move's potential to create further domestic polarization.

Erdogan's order making Hagia Sophia mosque brings cheers, mourning

A top Turkish court struck down the 1934 Cabinet decree that turned Istanbul's Hagia Sophia into a museum, paving the way for its use again as a mosque after an 85-year hiatus...

Turkey court: Turning Hagia Sophia into museum was illegal – Middle East Monitor

The move is a big win for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.The move is a big win for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Istanbul's Hagia Sophia Will Be Converted Into a Mosque, Inflaming Religious Sensitivities

Reverting Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia from a museum to a mosque risks inspiring religious extremists, undermines Turkey's image and puts the structure at risk of neglectReverting Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia from a museum to a mosque risks inspiring religious extremists, undermines Turkey's image and puts the structure at risk of neglect

Hagia Sophia: Turkey's mosque conversion may embolden extremists, say experts - The National

Entitled 'Erdogan Talks of Making Hagia Sophia a Mosque Again, to International Dismay', an article on the New York Times notes that the Turkish president'sEntitled 'Erdogan Talks of Making Hagia Sophia a Mosque Again, to International Dismay', an article on the New York Times notes that the Turkish president's

Global Concern Over The Conversion Of Hagia Sophia Into A Mosque, Reports New York Times - Greek City Times

A Turkish court has revoked the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, paving the way for it to be converted into a mosque as desired by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The building was once a cathedral.A Turkish court has revoked the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia's status as a museum, paving the way for it to be converted into a mosque as desired by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The building was once a cathedral.

Hagia Sophia: Turkish court ruling paves way to turn museum back into mosque | News | DW | 10.07.2020

Turkey’s top court approved a request to turn Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque, columnist Abdulkadir Selvi said on Thursday.Turkey’s top court approved a request to turn Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque, columnist Abdulkadir Selvi said on Thursday.

Turkey court approves turning Hagia Sophia into a mosque - columnist | Ahval

Turkey’s top court approved a request to turn Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque, columnist Abdulkadir Selvi said on Thursday.Turkey’s top court approved a request to turn Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque, columnist Abdulkadir Selvi said on Thursday.

Turkey court approves turning Hagia Sophia into a mosque - columnist | Ahval

Middle East News: Turkey's highest administrative court issued a ruling Friday that paves the way for the government to convert Istanbul's iconic Hagia Sophia - a formeMiddle East News: Turkey's highest administrative court issued a ruling Friday that paves the way for the government to convert Istanbul's iconic Hagia Sophia - a forme

Turkish court rules to let Hagia Sophia return as mosque - Times of India

Last year, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggested that the Hagia Sophia, formerly the Church of the Holy Wisdom, which used to be an Orthodox Christian...Last year, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggested that the Hagia Sophia, formerly the Church of the Holy Wisdom, which used to be an Orthodox Christian...

Views of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul as Court Annuls 1934 Ruling - Video - Sputnik International

The controversial decision is likely to set off a storm among cultural heritage officialsThe controversial decision is likely to set off a storm among cultural heritage officials

Hagia Sophia will be mosque again, Turkish president Erdogan says | The Art Newspaper

A Turkish court said on Friday it annulled a 1934 government decree turning the iconic Hagia Sophia A Turkish court said on Friday it annulled a 1934 government decree turning the iconic Hagia Sophia

Turkish court repeals 1934 decree turning Hagia Sophia into museum

Turkey's Recep Tayip Erdogan has ordered the conversion of the city's famous Hagia Sophia into a mosque after a Turkish court ruled annulled a 1934 presidential decree which made it a museum.

Hagia Sophia: Turkey's Erdogan orders the conversion of museum back into a mosque

Decision by Turkey’s president risks anger from Christian communities around the worldDecision by Turkey’s president risks anger from Christian communities around the world

Erdogan orders Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia to be converted into mosque

Turkey is torn over whether Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s proposal to turn Istanbul's Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque is wise.Turkey is torn over whether Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s proposal to turn Istanbul's Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque is wise.

Turkey torn on whether Istanbul's Hagia Sophia should be turned into mosque | Ahval

Turkey is torn over whether Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s proposal to turn Istanbul's Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque is wise.Turkey is torn over whether Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s proposal to turn Istanbul's Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque is wise.

Turkey torn on whether Istanbul's Hagia Sophia should be turned into mosque | Ahval

The move to turn the Hagia Sophia museum back into a mosque is the latest signal of the nation’s shift away from secularismThe move to turn the Hagia Sophia museum back into a mosque is the latest signal of the nation’s shift away from secularism

Opinion | Why Erdoğan wants to turn Turkey's Hagia Sophia into a mosque

Turkey's highest administrative court, the Council of State, ruled on Friday that the government can convert the historically Christian cathedral called Hagia Sophia into a Muslim house of worship. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan immediately took action to reconvert the site into a mosque.Turkey's highest administrative court, the Council of State, ruled on Friday that the government can convert the historically Christian cathedral called Hagia Sophia into a Muslim house of worship. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan immediately took action to reconvert the site into a mosque.

Turkey's President Turns Historic Christian Hagia Sophia Site Into a Mosque - Muslims Chanting 'Allah Is Great' | CBN News

 The court ruling overturns a 1934 government decree, which converted Istanbul's religious monument into a museum The court ruling overturns a 1934 government decree, which converted Istanbul's religious monument into a museum

Turkish Court Rules Hagia Sophia Can Be Restored to a Mosque Again | PEOPLE.com

Various world and political leaders have spoken out against Turkey's decision to proceed with plans to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque.

Greece Calls Erdogan's Decision on Hagia Sophia a "Provocation" | GreekReporter.com

There is practically no opposition in Turkey to plans to re-convert the Hagia Sophia, one of the most important monuments of the Orthodox Christian church constructed in the 6th century during the Byzantine empire, into a mosque.There is practically no opposition in Turkey to plans to re-convert the Hagia Sophia, one of the most important monuments of the Orthodox Christian church constructed in the 6th century during the Byzantine empire, into a mosque.

'Conversion of Hagia Sophia will deal another severe blow to the foundations of secular Turkey' - Yavuz Baydar | Ahval

There is practically no opposition in Turkey to plans to re-convert the Hagia Sophia, one of the most important monuments of the Orthodox Christian church constructed in the 6th century during the Byzantine empire, into a mosque.There is practically no opposition in Turkey to plans to re-convert the Hagia Sophia, one of the most important monuments of the Orthodox Christian church constructed in the 6th century during the Byzantine empire, into a mosque.

'Conversion of Hagia Sophia will deal another severe blow to the foundations of secular Turkey' - Yavuz Baydar | Ahval

The decree came after a Turkish court revoked the site’s 80-year-old status as a museum and is likely to provoke an international furor.The decree came after a Turkish court revoked the site’s 80-year-old status as a museum and is likely to provoke an international furor.

Shopkeepers in Old City say arguments over status of historic building are a distraction while coronavirus pandemic is threatening their livelihoodsShopkeepers in Old City say arguments over status of historic building are a distraction while coronavirus pandemic is threatening their livelihoods

Hagia Sophia: Istanbul shopkeepers more concerned about economic situation | Middle East Eye

Hagia Sophia, one of the oldest and architecturally one of the most impressive cathedrals in the world, commands pride of place on the historical peninsulaHagia Sophia, one of the oldest and architecturally one of the most impressive cathedrals in the world, commands pride of place on the historical peninsula

Recep Tayyip Erdogan revives talk of turning Hagia Sophia into a mosque again, to international dismay - World News , Firstpost

U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Ranking Member and Chairman of the Sena

U.S. Senators denounce Erdogan’s decision on Hagia Sophia status – Public Radio of Armenia

Currently there is no information on the date of the beginning of Muslim worship at the Hagia SophiaCurrently there is no information on the date of the beginning of Muslim worship at the Hagia Sophia

Turkish Council of State reverses decree of Hagia Sophia’s museum status - World - TASS

Turkish Council of State reverses decree of Hagia Sophia’s museum status

Vatican silent as verdict triggers geopolitical tremors

Top Court Declares Hagia Sophia a Mosque