Turkey – Thousands of people in Istanbul flock to Sultan Ahmed Mosque for group iftar

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Location: Istanbul, Turkey

Language: Turkish

Duration: 00:02:45

Voice: Natural

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Dateline: 27/04/2022

Storyline:

Thousands of Turks and residents of Istanbul head to the Sultan Ahmed Mosque during Ramadan for a group iftar as an annual tradition. Many families and residents in Istanbul are keen to come to the ancient mosque for worship on Qadr Night, Arabic for the Night of Destiny, which is one of the most blessed nights in Ramadan for Muslims, full of blessings and God’s mercy. Sultan Ahmed Mosque has one of the largest squares. It was built in the Ottoman era and is characterized by its six minarets.

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  • Soundbite (Turkish citizen):

“We are proud and happy to be here at the Sultan Ahmed Mosque on Qadr Night.”

  • Soundbite (Turkish citizen):

“We are here for iftar on the blessed night of Qadr. May Allah reward us with good.”

  • Soundbite (Turkish citizen):

“We are excited to break the fast on this night which we hope will be Qadr night. I hope the Islamic world will have a delicious Iftar.”

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