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Peace is on the way for Cyprus, Mufti says

Peace is on the way for Cyprus, Mufti says

          Peace in Cyprus is on the way, the religious leader of the Turkish Cypriots Mufti Dr Talip Atalay said on Tuesday during a pilgrimage to the Hala Sultan Tekke mosque in Larnaca. Around 1,000 Muslims travelled from the north to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the month long

Hala Sultan pilgrimage approved

Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides has agreed to a Turkish Cypriot Mufti request that some 1,000 pilgrims of Turkish descent be permitted to visit the Hala Sultan Tekke for Kurban Bayramı. Although Turkish Cypriots living in the occupied areas can freely cross the Green Line, Turkish nationals require special permission. Also known as Eid al-Adha (Festival

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