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Ashura Festival in Athens Climaxes with Bloody Self-Flagellation

Hundreds of Shia Muslims gathered in Piraeus, south of Athens, to mark the day of Ashura, the tenth day of in the Islamic calendar. The ritual involved self-flagellation,...

Greek Muslim Group Hits Out at ‘Threats, Hatred’

The largest association of Muslims in Greece has accused a shadowy racist organization of threatening to attack its members. In a statement the Muslim Association...

Sharia Law Becomes Optional for Greece’s Muslim Minority

Changing a century-old legacy, the Greek parliament voted overwhelmingly to make the practice of Islamic sharia law in family disputes optional for the country's...

Erdogan Caught on Video Preaching ‘We are All Turkey’, to Young Students in Greece

A video emerged where Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is heard preaching to young students of a Muslim school in northern Greece about the...

Mystery Surrounds Turkish Leader’s Thrace Trip

Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has often left political foes and allies alike guessing. With an upcoming official visit to Greece looking more certain...

Muslim Headscarves Dominate Student Parade in Xanthi, northern Greece

For the first time in Modern Greek history, all students in a parade in Xanthi were wearing Muslim headscarves. In the past, Muslim headscarves rarely...

Ashura Festival in Athens Climaxes with Bloody Self-Flagellation

Hundreds of Shia Muslims gathered over the weekend in Piraeus, south of Athens, to celebrate the climax of the religious festival of Ashura. Believers in...

Two Athens Stadiums Provided to Muslims for Religious Ceremony

Greece’s Ministry of Culture and Sports is granting two stadiums in Athens for Muslims to gather for Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice, on...

Majority of Greeks See Migrants as a Social and Economic Threat, EKKE Survey Finds

Almost two thirds of Greeks consider migrants a threat on an economic, social and cultural level, according to a survey by the National Centre...

Almost Six in Ten Greeks in Favor of Banning Muslim Migrants

Almost six in ten Greeks (58%) agree with the notion of banning Muslim migrants from entering the country, while 55% of Europeans share the...

Muslims Celebrate Ashura Day in Greece with Self-Flagellation [Warning: graphic video]

The annual Ashura Day festival where Shiite muslims around the world cut themselves to mourn the death of Prophet Muhammad's grandson, Imam Hussein at...

Construction Work to Start on Athens State-Funded Mosque Worth 887,000 Euros

The construction of a mosque for Muslim worshippers is set to begin at Votanikos, Athens, over the coming days. The mosque will be housed...

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