After riot Friday by Muslim worshippers, Sheikh calls to defend Mount for exclusively Muslim worship, prevent Third Temple. 305 more words
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Saudi Arabia’s highest Islamic authority blasts Israeli plans for Jewish prayer on Temple Mount, threatens ‘religious war’. 193 more words
PA Sheikh: Only Solution for Jews is the Sword – Middle East – News – Israel National News.
The sheikh, Omar Abu Sara’a, made the remarks in a sermon he gave at the Al-Aqsa mosque during which he blasted the “traitor” Palestinian Authority. 285 more words
In Part 1 of this article, we saw the early history of the third holiest site in Islam: the al-Aqsa Mosque. From a Roman and Byzantine dumping site to a modest mosque built by ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab, to a giant complex crowned by the Dome of the Rock in Umayyad times, Islam played a major role in the history of the Haram al-Sharif complex in the early centuries of Islam. 1,899 more words