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UNESCO Probe into Hagia Sophia Change of Status Ongoing

An inspection into the change of status of the Hagia Sophia into a mosque last summer has still not been finalized, according to UNESCO.

Turkey Again Calls for Change of Hagia Sofia Status

Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayipp Erdogan has yet again caused a stir in Greece, after requesting that the former Greek Orthodox church of Hagia Sophia be turned into a mosque.

Turkey’s High Court Rejects Plea to Turn Hagia Sophia into Mosque

Turkey’s High Court has ruled that the former Greek Orthodox church of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul cannot be used as a mosque and will remain a museum.