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The Dome of the Rock (Arabic: قبة الصخرة‎‎ Qubbat al-Sakhrah, Hebrew: כיפת הסלע‎ Kippat ha-Sela) is a shrine located on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem. 213 more words


In their own words: terrorists contradict BBC ME editor's explanation of terror

Back in November 2014, the BBC Jerusalem Bureau’s Kevin Connolly presented listeners to BBC Radio 4 with a sympathetic cameo of a terrorist who had… 1,071 more words


“. . . Our land is not barren . . .” (Mahmoud Darwish)

❶ Regional conflicts spill into Lebanon’s Palestinian refugee camps
❷ Israel suspends Aqsa visits for Gazans over Jewish holiday
❸ Israeli forces arrest suspects in connection to Jerusalem explosion… 809 more words


“. . . names of all the prisons, and every type of handcuff . . .” (Tawfiq Zayyad)

❶ Israel Issues Administrative Detention Orders to 35 Palestinians
. . . . . ❶― (ᴀ) Israel Blocks off Jerusalem Home of Palestinian Detainee
❷ Settlers Storm Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa Mosque… 987 more words


Attempts to hobble Temple Mount cameras not news for BBC

Last year the BBC devoted considerable coverage to the topic of the recurrent rioting at Temple Mount which was instigated even before the surge in Palestinian terrorism from around October 1st 2015. 701 more words


Al Jazeera: Inside al-Aqsa 360

Featured image of the vicinity of the al-Aqsa Mosque; Courtesy of ziyarats.co.uk

Al Jazeera has come up with the high definition imaging project of Masjid al-Aqsa, Islam’s third most holiest site. 14 more words

ʿIbādah / Worship / Deeds

Palestinian calligrapher captures sovereignty through Quran

Ramallah – When the United Na­tions voted the Pal­estinian territories to a non-member observer state sta­tus in 2012, Palestinians felt sover­eignty was attainable. The desire to capture the symbolic independ­ence dominated the thoughts of calligrapher Saher al-Kabi. 756 more words