Hagia Sophia Mosque
The 1,500-year-old monument, which first served as a cathedral and later an Ottoman imperial mosque, reopened its doors as a museum in 1935, a year after Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the Turkish Republic, approved its transformation.
July 25, 2020
The issue has highlighted the clash between those who want Turkey to remain secular, and President Erdogan's conservative religious base.
July 12, 2020