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or Ash·qe·lon  (ăsh′kə-lŏn′, äsh′kĕ-lôn′)
An ancient city of southwest Palestine on the Mediterranean Sea. Inhabited as early as the third millennium bc, it was a seat of worship for the goddess Astarte.
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This article was commissioned by Al Majdal Magazine.
Four temporary camps were established in no-mans-land and border areas with Jordan and Syria for Palestinian refugees fleeing persecution but not having access to a country that would provide protection to them (see: "Searching for Solutions for Palestinian Refugees Stuck in and Fleeing Iraq", al Majdal, issue No.
My parents would pay their lives for a moment at this mosque, to breathe the air of Al Majdal, to see the place that was once their place.