ON A baking-hot Friday afternoon in the dusty Athenian district of Neos Kosmos, a cheerful assortment of (mostly male) worshippers greet one another in Arabic, Greek and other languages, and enter a nondescript building in a side-street.
Prison authorities in northern Greece were given a briefing on Islam on Thursday to help them better understand the religious practices and traditions of the 3,000 Muslim inmates currently held in Greek prisons.
The Islamic mosque in Botanikos district of Athens is expected to be inaugurated on the last day of Ramadan on June 5, 2019.
The 30m Muslims living in Europe and America are gradually becoming integrated
Muslims have had a significant presence in the West for three generations, says Nicolas Pelham. Though both sides remain wary, they are getting closer
The city has about 250,000 Muslims – but no official place for them to worship. Why?
the European Commission organised a high-level conference on anti-Muslim hatred, in the presence of Member States representatives and Commissioner Věra Jourová.
Greece is the only European country to preserve a bifurcated legal system in which Islamic and Greek civil law coexist.
Muslim Association of Greece and other groups receive menacing messages from caller boasting of racist attacks.
Yiannis Palamidis and Athanasia Avramoglou are students in the new Undergraduate Program of Islamic Studies at the Theological School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the first of its kind in Greece, which was launched – amid fierce criticism from the ecclesiastical world – this academic year.
Over half a million Muslims mark the Islamic holy month in Turkey’s Aegean neighbor Greece.