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Turkey’s top religious body has made major changes to the duties of all of its units, while also forming a new department to focus on migration and moral support.
Turkey’s top religious body has been helping drug and alcohol addicts receiving treatment by sending them to umrah, a ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) deputy has said.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has excoriated the government for postponing ceremonies to commemorate an Alevi saint in the southeastern province of Adıyaman.
The International Islamic Universit will “fight intellectually against organizations exploiting religion such as ISIL, FETÖ and Boko Haram” apart from its academic studies, daily Yeni Şafak reported on July 28.
Muslims in Turkey are set to begin fasting on May 27 for the holy month of Ramadan, when most of the world’s 1.5 billion Muslims abstain from food and water from sunrise to sunset.
Turkey’s top religious official has slammed the Fethullah Gülen network for exploiting the Islamic religion in order to direct a social movement.
The İhsanoğlu Gold Medal will be offered for the third time in a ceremony during the 25th International Congress of History of Science, Technology and Medicine (ICHSTM) in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro in July.
Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) strongly criticized a new “liberal” mosque in Germany on June 20, saying it violates the principles of Islam.
The head of Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) has warned the country’s youth of “short and unnecessary expressions” on social media and internet
The head of the Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) criticized the Gulf countries’ decision to add Qatar-based Egyptian Islamic theologian Yusuf al-Qaradawi to the designated terrorist list on June 15.
Turkey has sent a total of 2,000 Qurans to Samoa after translating them into Samoan for the 130 Muslims living in the remote South Pacific country, which has a population of 193,200.
The Hırka-ı Şerif, Prophet Muhammed’s sacred cloak made of linen, cotton and silk, is put on special display annually during Ramadan
The Istanbul Public Prosecutor’s Office on April 21 ruled against trying a Muslim televangelist who said “playing chess is more sinful than gambling”
Ali Bardakoğlu, the former head of Turkey’s top religious body has slammed popular TV evangelists for “abusing Islam” for commercial purposes.
A local district municipality has denied claims that there is a decision to demolish a cemevi, an Alevi place of worship, in Istanbul’s Sultangazi district due to its “unlicensed construction,” state-run Anadolu Agency reported on April 19.