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
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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.
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Upon entering Al-Haram Al-Sharif, Prince Ghazi and the Grand Mufti prayed in the main building of Al-Aqsa Mosque (Mosque of Omar or al-Masjid al-Qibli), in the Dome of the Rock, in the Buraq Mosque, in the Marwani Mosque, in the underground Aqsa (also called the Old Aqsa) and in the outdoor compound, thereby emphasizing that the entire Al-Haram Al-Sharif is a single and indivisible unit encompassing all that is above and below the ground.
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
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After midday prayers ended at the nearby Mosque of Omar, youth chanted today, "The people demand national unity.