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Al-Aqsa Mosque

Old manuscripts get facelift at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Source : IINA / 3 Feb 2014

Half of the books are already undergoing restoration funded by the Waqf, Jordan’s Islamic authority which manages the holy site, and with assistance from UNESCO.

 

Change of Qiblah

Source : Onislam.net / 22 June 2013

Two momentous events in the life of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) bear special significance as regards the institution of Prayer (salah) in Islam: The Miraj (the Prophet's Ascension) and the change of the qiblah from Jerusalem to Makkah.

 

Palestinians seek to attract millions of Muslims back to Al Aqsa

By Tom Heneghan | Reuters | 20 Jun 2012

The grand mosques in Mecca and Medina, the two holiest in Islam, draw millions of pilgrims annually. Al-Aqsa, the last of the three sacred sites the Prophet Mohammad urged Muslims to visit, sees only a few thousand foreign worshippers a year.

 

Losing Jerusalem

By Ajaz Ahmed | IslamiCity | 12 May 2012

Visiting Jerusalem is up for debate now, and it's good that it is being taken up and understood now. The question is not whether to visit Jerusalem or not, rather it is visiting it under Israeli's occupation. Islamic scholars have different opinions on this, all of which are respected.

 
 

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