al-Aqsa

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al-Aqsa

(æl ˈæksə)
n
(Named Buildings) See Dome of the Rock
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Mr Asif's brother Arshad told Dawn that when Ms Aqsa attempted to light the gas stove, there was an explosion followed by a fire.
On August 29, 2015, Tayyeb contacted Aqsa and went to see her at her hometown.
The National Reconciliation Government called for urgent Arab, Islamic and international action to stop the intrusions of Al Aqsa Mosque, which the settlers carry out under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces.
Their lawyer Aamer Anwar said: "The Prime Minister will know that Aqsa had no global assets to freeze.
Sources in occupied East Jerusalem told Gulf News that Palestinians who remained in Al Aqsa Mosque overnight and those who managed to enter the mosque for dawn prayers came under a barrage of tear gas canisters, rubber coated bullets and pepper gas as Israeli forces sought to help hundreds of Israeli colonists enter the mosque.
Jordan rejects Israeli escalation in al Aqsa as well as measures that allow radicals to violate al Aqsa under protection of police and occupation forces," said Minister of Information Mohammad Momani.
Jews, who refer to the area as 'Temple Mount', also revere the site on which Al Aqsa is built, they believe it was once the site of an ancient temple.
Confrontations broke out between Muslim's praying and Israeli settlers on Wednesday at Al Aqsa before the Israeli police intervened to protect the settlers and pull them out from the mosque ASHARQ AL AWSAT said.
More than 100 of them crowded onto a short stretch of the Via Dolorosa, where the Israeli government last week opened an undistinguished gray metal doorway into an ancient archeological tunnel that runs beside the Al Aqsa Mosque.
In the meantime Ibrar returned from abroad and sent Aqsa first a divorce notice which she did not receive.
Hundreds of Palestinians went to Al Fajr prayer at Al Aqsa Mosque, but the occupation prevented them from entering to continue to close it completely and put barriers at its entrances and the entrances of the Old City.
Ramallah: Scores of Palestinian worshippers, including elderly men and women, were attacked in the Al Aqsa Mosque after an Israeli cabinet minister raided the mosque on the eve of the Jewish festival of Rosh Hashanah, the director of the mosque said on Wednesday.