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First Mosque in Modern Greek History Opens in Athens

The first Muslim mosque to open for worship in Athens since the establishment of the modern Greek state opened its doors in the capital city...

Athens’ First Mosque Set to Open, Despite Far-Right Vandalism

The first Muslim mosque to open for worship in Athens since the establishment of the modern Greek state is set to open its doors in...

Greece Calls Erdogan’s Threat to Turn Hagia Sophia into a Mosque an Insult

The Greek government responded on Monday to Turkish President's Erdogan's threat to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque by saying that this represents an...

Turkey’s Erdogan Demands Minarets for Athens Mosque

Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that minarets should be built on  the mosque in Athens currently under construction. "Why isn't there a...

Search for Imam Begins as Athens Mosque Nears Completion

As Athens prepares to welcome the first government-funded mosque in the city in March, 2019, the search for an imam has begun. The Education Ministry’s...

Restored 17th-Century Ottoman Mosque in Athens Opens to Visitors

The 17th century Fethiye Mosque, located at the ancient Roman Agora in central Athens has been restored. Without cracks in the walls and on the...

Mosque in Athens to Be Ready in Early May

The construction of the Muslim mosque at the Athens district of Votanikos is expected to be completed in early May, the representative of the...

Imam Arrested for Weapons Found in Xanthi Mosque Released Pending Investigation

An imam in charge of services at a village mosque in Xanthi, northeastern Greece was released without conditions on Wednesday, after testifying before a...

Weapons and Ammunition Found Inside Mosque in Xanthi, Greece

Greek police on Tuesday, discovered weapons and ammunition inside a mosque in the city of Xanthi, northeastern Greece. According to exclusive information released by newspaper...

Deputy Education Minister: There Should be Many Mosques in Greece for Refugees

Deputy Education Minister Kostas Zouraris said that there should be more mosques built for refugees who will stay in Greece. Zouraris, a native of Thessaloniki,...

Riot Police Put an End to Occupation of Mosque Site in Votanikos, 15 Detained

On Friday, Greek riot police put an end to a group of nationalists occupying a site at Votanikos where the country's first mosque is...

Greeks Occupy Site of Proposed Mosque at Votanikos

Incidents were noted at the region of Votanikos, 3km west of the Athens center, when a group of people occupied the abandoned building benchmarked...

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