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A Turkish general who admitted that the Turks had set mosques on fire in Cyprus died

A Turkish general who admitted that the Turks had set mosques on fire in Cyprus died

Turkish Cypriot daily Afrika newspaper (05.01.16) reports that retired General Sabri Yirmibesoglu, former Head of Turkey’s Special War Department, has died in Istanbul at the age of 88. The paper recalls that in an interview to Haber Turk in 2010, Yirmibesoglu explained the working system of the above-mentioned Department and admitted that they had set mosques on

More on the prohibition of loudspeakers at three mosques

Under the title “We even overpassed Iran”, Turkish Cypriot daily Afrika newspaper (11.11.15) reports about the issue occurred after a “court” in the breakaway regime prohibited the performance of Adhan (Muslims’ call to prayer) at the Morning Prayer time as well as other Arabic prayers after a lawyer filed a “complaint” saying that the noise

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