Dome of the Rock

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Dome of the Rock

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(Named Buildings) the mosque in Jerusalem, Israel, built in 691 ad by caliph `Abd al-Malik: the third most holy place of Islam; stands on the Temple Mount alongside the al-Aqsa mosque. Also called (not in Muslim usage): Mosque of Omar

Dome′ of the Rock′


n.
a shrine in Jerusalem at the site from which Muhammad ascended through the seven heavens to the throne of God: built on the site of the Jewish Temple.
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Sykes commented that this proposal meant that "the Mosque of Omar [in occupied Jerusalem] becomes the only matter of vital importance to discuss with them [the Arabs] and further does away with any contact with the bedouins, who never cross the river except on business.
At one point, Dayan even floated the idea of bulldozing the Mosque of Omar, which is located next to the Al Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount, apparently just to test the settlement leaders' reaction and to make a point regarding prayer at the Cave of Machpela.
He prayed nearby, which is where the Mosque of Omar stands today.
Funeral of the two martyrs Mohammed El-Guindy and Amr Sd in the Mosque of Omar Makram at Tahrir (DNE)
In the context of a revival of the nights and days of Ramadan and spirituality of the holy month, Waha Al Iman "an oasis of faith", one of the religious events, will be organised on the Al Qasba Canal in the Mosque of Omar Ibn Al Khattab, Khor Fakkan and the tent of Sharjah
 Islamic Bank.
After midday prayers ended at the nearby Mosque of Omar, youth chanted today, "The people demand national unity.
The Mosque of Omar still stands today on this very spot.