al-Aqsa


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al-Aqsa

(æl ˈæksə)
n
(Named Buildings) See Dome of the Rock
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The flashpoint compound, which includes the al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock (Qubbat as-Sakhrah) in occupied Jersalem, was reopened on midday Sunday after the Israeli regime closed it on Friday.
20 (BNA): Dozens of extremist Israeli settlers on Sunday stormed the holy Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem, entering through the Bab Al-Maghariba gate.
21 (Petra) -- A group of extremist settlers early Sunday stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque / Al-Haram Al-Sharif compound, in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem, entering through the Bab Al-Magharebah Gate.
Summary: While the danger of Al-Aqsa Mosque collapsing is very real, it is a representation of the mentality that rules Israel: one of annexation and military occupation, with no regard whatsoever to Palestine's holiest site.
Amarat al-Aqsa was closed due to "information on activities aiding and supporting Hamas in Jerusalem", the Shin Bet said, which also "led to violence against visitors and security forces on the Temple Mount", the term Israel uses for the compound which is home to the Al-Aqsa mosque.
The statement added that the last of these threats is an announcement of Municipality of the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem, granting the Western Wall Heritage Foundation - a Jewish extremist establishment, a license to resume building an iron bridge connecting the Blessed Mosque of Al Aqsa with its squares, under the pretext of facilitating the access of Jews to the Wailing Wall, and this also makes it easier for Israeli military vehicles to storm al-Aqsa mosque at any time.
The Palestinian response to the storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem is not enough to suggest that a third Intifada (uprising) is underway against Israeli authorities, Sateh Noureddin, managing editor of the leftist daily AS SAFIR, said Tuesday.
PNN/ Jerusalem/ 343 extremist Israeli settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque courtyard entering from Al-Magraba Gate under the protection of Israeli police guards The first group of Jewish extremists who stormed Al-Aqsa this morning was 100 settlers, according to sources in Jerusalem.
RAMALLAH, July 17 (KUNA) -- The Palestinian religious authorities on Thursday announced that Al-Asr (afternoon prayers) would be held inside Al-Aqsa after the Israelis removed the metal detectors and other military measures at the mosque and its vicinity.
JERUSALEM, July 19, 2017 (WAFA) -- Dozens of Palestinian worshippers Wednesday clashed with Israeli police outside Al-Aqsa Mosque following the noon prayer, according to witnesses.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned Israel's move to close al-Aqsa Mosque, calling on the international community to exert pressure on the regime to observe the "most basic rights" of the Palestinian people.
Egypt expressed its concern about violent actions in the compound of Al-Aqsa Mosque, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid said in a statement on Friday.