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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…

Towards Al-Aqsa When Kaaba Had Idols

First Qiblah: Towards Jerusalem Because of Idols in The Kaabah?

Short Answer: It had nothing to do with the idols in the Kaabah and everything to do with showing that Islam is a continuation of Judaism and Christianity. Initially, Muslims were commanded to face both the Kaabah and Jerusalem. But, when Prophet Muhammad moved to Madinah, it was geographically and physically impossible to face both qiblahs at the same …

al aqsa mosque important

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 …

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.

Muslim Scholars: Palestinians Are Not Alone on Al-Aqsa

The Muslim Council of Elders discussed in their meeting in Dubai on Sunday, July 30, “stringent measures to end the Israeli occupation of Al Aqsa Mosque”, assuring Palestinians that they are not alone in their fight for Al-Aqsa mosque.

Christian Shares Muslims’ Prayer in Al-Quds

AL-QUDS – Amid series of escalations and religious tensions in Al-Quds, following the Israeli new restricctions, barring men under 50 from entering the mosque, the city’s Muslim and Christian population remarkably demonstrated heartwarming moment of unity when a Christian man stood to pray among his Muslim brothers last Friday. “I had a dream since I …

Why Do We Celebrate Al-Mi'raj?

Salam Sabreen, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Allah says in the Holy Quran: {Glory to (God) Who did take His servant for a Journey by night from the Sacred Mosque to the farthest Mosque, whose precincts We did bless,- in order that We might show him some of …

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