Netanyahu may have agreed to halt annexation of parts of the West Bank, but the UAE has ensured the occupation itself is normalised ... theguardian.com
The Hagia Sophia will cover some of its Christian mosaics with curtains ahead of the contested landmark’s reopening as a mosque this week.
The 1,500-year-old Byzantine structure, which functioned as a museum for nearly 100 years, will reopen as a working mosque this week. al-monitor.com
Mosaics depicting Christian figures in Istanbul's ancient Hagia Sophia will be covered with curtains during Muslim prayers ... reuters.com