Dome of the Rock


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Dome of the Rock

n
(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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A general view of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem's Old City in Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
The kingdom's custodianship oversees al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock located in the Old City of East Jerusalem.
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Al Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock - Photo credit The Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs of Palestine Facebook page RAMALLAH - 11 December 2017: Four persons were killed, while 1,632 were wounded in various parts of Palestinian occupied territories during protests of the Palestinians which were suppressed by the Israeli forces, said the Palestinian Health Ministry in a Monday statement.
The hemicycle was adorned with two large flags in the national Palestinian and Tunisian coloursr and deputies placed on their desks Palestinian banners and photos of the city of Al-Quds and the Dome of the Rock on which were inscribed: "Al-Quds, the eternal capital of Palestine".
JERUSALEM, December 4, 2017 (WAFA) -- Israeli police detained for several hours a number of Aqsa Mosque guards after they confronted Jewish fanatics who reached the vicinity of the Dome of the Rock in violation of visit regulations for Israeli-police accompanied visits, officials from the Muslim Waqf department in charge of the Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem said on Monday.
A number of settlers stormed the Mosque, through the Mugrabi Gate, under the protection of the Israeli police, which allowed them to go up to the Dome of the Rock.
Ramallah: Israel has banned Palestinian children from playing in open areas of Al Haram Al Sharif-Islam's third holiest site which houses the Al Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock.
The compound, which includes the revered Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock, has been the focal point of tensions between Israelis and Palestinians for decades.
Several minutes before the attack, two of the terrorists posted a selfie to Facebook, taken with the Dome of the Rock in the background, with the caption "Our smiles are about to be the most beautiful, with the help of Allah.
Among the topics are the Arabian kingdom of Abraha, late antique Mecca, the Persians in Jerusalem, the interregnum of the four caliphs, and the Dome of the Rock.
At a conference on Thursday, archaeologists Assaf Avraham and Perez Reuven presented an ancient Muslim inscription that refers to the Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount as "Bait al-Maqdess," an Arabicized version of the Hebrew words for the Temple, Beit Hamikdash.