Following the Hagia Sophia’s conversion to a Muslim mosque this August, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Arif Alvi called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate him.
Isabella MeibauerSeptember 10, 2020
Why is the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict still considered “frozen”? Simply put, the conflict’s continuation is in Russia’s interests.
Wouter Jan de GraafAugust 11, 2020
Both the US government and Christian groups should prioritize Iran’s treatment of Christian converts.
Shay KhatiriAugust 3, 2020
The conquest mentality that has shaped the Turkish government’s Hagia Sophia policy and rhetoric not only puts the sacred heritage of Turkey’s religious minorities at risk, but also threatens their lives.
Aykan Erdemir & Tugba Tanyeri-ErdemirJuly 24, 2020
Tension and violence once again run wild on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border.
Uzay BulutJuly 23, 2020
International religious freedom is not a partisan issue and should never be framed as such. Democrats and Republicans have always worked together on this issue and should continue to do so.
Steven HowardJuly 20, 2020
Hagia Sophia’s conversion is the culmination of Erdoğan’s long campaign to transform Turkey into a neo-Ottoman empire.
Paul MarshallJuly 13, 2020
The Middle East is not overloaded with statues of historic figures, but they do exist. Some are of imperialists and slavers.
Alberto M. FernandezJuly 7, 2020
Embattled Christian communities throughout the Middle East still feel the reverberations of the Armenian Genocide.
Alex GalitskyJuly 1, 2020
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