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'I shed tears of joy': Muslims emotional over Friday prayers at Hagia Sophia

SBS Saturday, 25 July 2020
Emotional worshippers expressed their joy on Friday (July 24) at witnessing the first Muslim prayers in Istanbul's Hagia Sophia for 86 years. Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan joined huge crowds ]for the first prayers at Hagia Sophia in nine decades, sealing his ambition to restore Muslim worship at an ancient site long revered in both Christianity and Islam.
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Turkish president joins hundreds of worshippers after iconic Istanbul landmark's controversial reconversion into mosque.

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