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Muslim Groups Condemn Trump’s Move on Al-Quds

Leaders of Islamic organizations, groups, and scholars worldwide condemned Wednesday US President Donald Trump’s unilateral decision to move US Embassy to Al-Quds, Occupied Jerusalem, warning that the decision will further destabilize the Middle East.

Australian Imams Reject Trump's Decision on Jerusalem

Australian Imams Reject Trump's Decision on Jerusalem

Date: 7 th of December 2017 ANIC Strongly Condemns and Rejects the Recognition of the Holy Land Jerusalem as an Israeli Capital City The Australian National Imams Council (ANIC) and the Australian Muslim Community strongly condemn and reject the American President, Donald Trump’s and the United States recent recognition of the holy land Jerusalem in …


Inside Al-Aqsa: A 360° Tour of Jerusalem's Holiest Mosque

When Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) 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 ‘Isa (Jesus), the city …

Jerusalem Occupied; Trump's Decision Illegitimate (Imams)

Jerusalem Occupied; Trump's Decision Illegitimate (Imams)

Imams and scholars rejected the Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. They affirmed the facts that Jerusalem, Al-Quds, is a Muslim, Palestinian city and that the current situation is nothing but illegitimate occupation. They expressed staunch support for Palestinians against the move intended to usurp their right to their city and their land. …

World Reacts to Trump’s Decision on Al-Quds

Donald Trump’s decision to move the American embassy to Al-Quds (Occupied Jerusalem) has sparked fierce condemnations worldwide, with some comparing it to launching “war on 1.5 billion Muslims.”

Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Winged Horse and Childhood Memories

Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Winged Horse and Childhood Memories

Growing up in a non-Muslim country, I did not hear much about the sacred Aqsa Mosque from my parents. Like others, they focused on raising my siblings and I on becoming familiar with the five pillars of Islam. Much effort was put into teaching us the significance of worships including the daily prayers and fasting. We also …

What Did Umar ibn al-Khattab Do after Conquering Jerusalem?

Jerusalem is a city holy to the three largest monotheistic faiths – Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Because of its history that spans thousands of years, it goes by many names: Jerusalem, al-Quds, Yerushaláyim, Aelia, and more, all reflecting its diverse heritage. It is a city that numerous Muslim prophets called home, from Sulayman and Dawood to Isa (Jesus), …

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Holy Land - The Facts and the Friction

Before science introduced the concept of facts, religion had already instituted the power of faith. Faith that the prophecies of God will come to pass by observing, not breaking his laws. Faith that nothing is impossible for God.  Faith that  pragmatic and practical attempts at understanding the facts and the frictions surrounding the Holy Land …

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