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Muslim prayers in Hagia Sophia for first time in 86 years

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Muslim prayers in Hagia Sophia for first time in 86 years

Muslim prayers in Hagia Sophia for first time in 86 years

Turkish president joins hundreds of worshippers after iconic Istanbul landmark's controversial reconversion into mosque.


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