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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 …

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Urges Support for Al-Quds

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas joined Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb and Arab officials in the international conference organized to urge support for Al-Quds [Occupied Jerusalem] and Palestinians following Donald Trump’s recent decision on the city.

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calling for US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Al-Quds (Occupied Jerusalem) as the capital of Israel to be withdrawn.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 …

Eye on Al-Quds City: History & Heritage

Al-Quds, which in Arabic means the Abode of Holiness, is a sacred city to the three Abrahamic faiths (Islan, Christianity and Judaism) Over the past years, the city has grown in space and therefore, the modern Al-Quds, or Jerusalem, does include the holy places; Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Dome of the Rock Mosque, the Church of …

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