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.
So, please comment on this and tell me what can we do as Muslim Black Americans to support the Palestinians.
Why is Palestine so special to Muslims around the world? Is there any religious background to this?
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 …
What is the way to proceed regarding the Palestinian issue?
Here is what Palestine looked before 1948. Take a look at the cities and people of Palestine in the 1920’s and 1930’s.
Leaders of the pan-Islamic Organization of Islamic Cooperation united on Wednesday to “reject and condemn” the US President’s decision to recognize Al-Quds (Occupied Jerusalem) as the capital of Israel.
In August 2014, World Observer Online published a collection of old images under the title: “31 Unbelievable Photographs Israel Doesn’t Want You to See!” They were images of Palestinians being all Palestinian, doing Palestinian things and wearing Palestinian traditional clothing in a ‘land that was once theirs. The details you’ll find in each image speaks chapters about …
Egypt’s top Muslim scholars urged wealthy Arabs and Muslims to offer support to the Palestinian uprising triggered by US President’s decision to declare Al-Quds (Occupied Jerusalem) the capital of Israel.
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 …