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The Rock Inside the Aqsa Mosque - What's it All About?

The Rock Inside the Aqsa Mosque - What's it All About?

The only thing in the Islamic authentic tradition that could be loosely linked with the Rock is the moment when the Prophet arrived at Al-Aqsa Mosque during his Night Journey (Al-Isra’) from the al-Masjid al-Haram. The Prophet (peace be upon him) was riding…

The Miraculous Night Journey - Did People Believe it?

The Miraculous Night Journey - Did People Believe it?

The Prophet of God began to describe his journey but he became irritated. He spent only a brief amount of time in Jerusalem, and the miraculous nature of this travels had meant that he did not remember small details and descriptions. However, Prophet…

3 Questions About the Night Journey

3 Questions About the Night Journey

The last days of the Makkah phase in the Prophet’s life were noted for alternate fortunes. However, glimpses of propitious lights were looming on the distant horizon, ultimately materialized in the event of the Prophet’s Night Journey (Al-Israa’) to Jerusalem and then Ascension (Al-Mi`raj) through the spheres of the heavens. When did the Night Journey …

The Night Journey - Why Started from Al-Aqsa Mosque?

The Night Journey - Why Started from Al-Aqsa Mosque?

The fact that this momentous occasion took place in Jerusalem is also of significance. This is the land of the Prophets of God; this is the land of Abraham, Isaac, Moses and Jesus. God was forging a link between His sacred House in Makkah and Masjid Al-Aqsa in Jerusalem.

The Prophet's Night Journey - How it First Started?

The Prophet's Night Journey - How it First Started?

After this extremely difficult year, Prophet Muhammad felt his relief in the form of a major blessing, the Night Journey and Ascension. Even though it was dangerous and he risked attack by the Pagans of Makkah, Prophet Muhammad often spent the night in prayer at the sacred masjid in Makkah.

Jerusalem Was Recaptured 830 Years Ago

During the Crusades, Muslims were slaughtered in their thousands; but when Salahuddin recaptured Jerusalem 830 years ago, he refused to take vengeance on Christians and protected them instead.

Arabs of Israel

Who Are the Arab Citizens of Israel?

Did you know that one in five of Israel’s citizens are Palestinian? Israel refers to them as “Israeli Arabs”. They are citizens whose cultural and linguistic heritage or ethnic identity is Arab. Many of them identify themselves as Palestinian citizens of Israel. The story began when Israel’s founding fathers removed by force the native Palestinian Arab population living where …

US Muslims: UN Veto on Al-Quds Isolates America

WASHINGTON, DC – A leading American Muslim civil rights group has condemned the US decision to veto a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Al-Quds (Occupied Jerusalem) as the capital of Israel to be withdrawn. “By ordering the veto of this mild and balanced resolution, the Trump administration …



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