Edward Rowe

Edward is a writer with an interest in Turkey and its neighbours. He has written on Turkey, Azerbaijan, the Caucasus, and the Balkans, on topics such as Islamic heritage, history, politics, and culture, among others. He has written in such publications as the Caspian Post, Daily Sabah, and T-VINE Magazine. Edward also holds an MA in Turkish Studies from SOAS, University of London, and a BA in History and Study of Religions from the same institution. You may find him on X.
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Cyprus’ Islamic heritage, from Sahaba to Sultans

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The island of Cyprus has a treasure trove of Islamic heritage, some among Europe’s oldest, dating back as far as the Sahaba.

Britain’s first ever Turkish mosque at risk of closing

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Do you know about the London mosque that has links to an Ottoman princess? Masjid Ramadan in Hackney is fighting for its survival.

Do you know Europe’s forgotten Muslim-majority country?

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The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus may not be a familiar name, but it is home to nearly 400,000 Muslims.

When Albanian Muslims rescued Europe’s Jews in the Holocaust

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In marking 80 years since Albanian Muslims risked all to save Jewish lives in the depths of the Holocaust, Edward Rowe speaks about the unsung heroes.

How Turkey is supporting peace in the South Caucasus

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Will Turkey bring the South Caucasus lasting peace and prosperity through diplomacy and pragmatism between Azerbaijan and Armenia?