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Istanbul Hosts Extraordinary OIC Summit on Al-Quds

Leaders of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) gathered in Istanbul Wednesday for the extraordinary summit called to discuss the repercussions of US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Al-Quds (Occupied Jerusalem) as Israel’s capital.

Palestinian Muslims, Christians Unite Against Trump

US President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to move the US embassy to Al-Quds (Occupied Jerusalem) has united Palestinian Muslims and Christians in their struggle against occupation and politics divisions.

8 Things You Need to Know About Al-Aqsa Mosque

8 Things You Need to Know About Al-Aqsa Mosque

Al-Aqsa mosque is the only mosque mentioned in the Quran after the sacred mosqued in Makkah. It was the place where the Prophet Muhammad ascended to heavens in the Night Journey. God said: Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to al-Masjid al- Aqsa…

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Why Is Al-Aqsa Mosque So Important for Muslims?

Short Answer: Islam considers Al-Aqsa Mosque as one of the earliest and the most noteworthy places of worship of God. Muslims were commanded to turn towards this mosque in Jerusalem for prayer, before the Kaabah in Makkah was declared as the qiblah (the direction to which Muslim pray). Muslims have a mutual claim to the Holy Land with the Christians …

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The Al-Aqsa Mosque Through the Ages

When Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) received the command from God to lead the Muslim community in five daily prayers, their prayers were directed towards the holy city of Jerusalem. For Muslims, the city of Jerusalem is an important site. As the home of numerous prophets of Islam such as Dawud (David), Sulayman (Solomon), and …

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Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa Mosque: The Same?

Short Answer: The entire Noble Sanctuary, including both the Dome of the Rock mosque and over one sixth of Jerusalem’s old city, is considered al-Aqsa Mosque. The entire sanctuary, including both mosques, is of the utmost sacredness and symbolic regard to Muslims across the world. We, as Muslims, should be more concerned with schemes to portray the …



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