Al-Aqsa in Islam

The significance of Al-Aqsa to the Sahabah

To investigate the importance of Al-Aqsa Mosque in Islam, we need to clarify how the Prophet’s companions (Sahaba) perceived the reputability of Al-Aqsa Mosque based on their eternal biography and their practical perception of its significance.

Al-Aqsa in Danger

Attempts to Burn and Blow up Al-Aqsa Mosque

The Zionist authorities sought to demolish al-Aqsa Mosque since they completed their occupation of Palestine in 1967. By occupying the eastern part of al-Quds, where the Old City is located, al-Aqsa Mosque became a direct target under the Zionist fire, through several and repeated aggressions aimed to demolish the Mosque in order to build the Jewish “Temple” on its ruins.

Al-Aqsa Architecture

Al-Buraq Wall

Al-Buraq Wall represents the southwestern section of Al-Aqsa Mosque’s wall, some 50 meters in length and approximately 20 meters in height. It is part of Al-Aqsa Mosque and considered an Islamic property.

Al-Aqsa Architecture

Pulpits

A pulpit is a speaker’s stand in a mosque. Almost every mosque in the Islamic world has a pulpit inside which is used to give Friday’s and other sermons on special occasions

Al-Aqsa in Islam

The Isra and Mi’raj journey

Al-Isra wa Al-Mi’raj (The Night Journey) was a milestone in the Prophetic biography and the history of Islam. The journey has taken place on the twenty-seventh of Rajab in the year before the Hijrah

Al-Aqsa Defenders

Hilwani: The first woman ever banished from Masjid Al-Aqsa

She is the first woman to be banished by the Israeli occupation from Masjid al-Aqsa and the Old City for a period of six months. On top of that, her name was also the first on the list of those banned from entering al-Aqsa. Yet, due to her distress and yearning of Al-Aqsa, she made a firm decision, that if the occupation decided to banish her from the Muslim’s first qibla,

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