Al-Aqsa Architecture


It is the corridor between two rows of columns. Many studies indicate that al-Aqsa mosque had three corridors in the past, extended along the eastern, Northern and Western walls of

Al-Aqsa Defenders

Sheikh Raed Salah: Sheikh al-Aqsa and its Guard

Sheikh Raed Salah is one of the most famous Palestinian figures for his defiance of Israel’s policies and exposing their conspiracies to Judaize al-Quds and al-Aqsa mosque. He is a long-time defender of the Islamic sanctities and endowments in occupied Palestine, especially Masjid al-Aqsa until he became known as sheikh al-Aqsa. Sheikh Salah received the King Faisal Award in 2013 for his efforts in defending al-Aqsa.

Al-Aqsa in Danger

Judaizing Masjid Al-Aqsa: Concept and Policies

The term “Judaization” refers to the set of measures and policies that the Zionist occupation and the ‘Temple’ movements have adopted towards the city of Jerusalem in general, to change the religious, cultural, Islamic, and Arab character of the city – and at its heart, Masjid al-Aqsa – so that it can transform the identity of the city into a completely Jewish one.

Al-Aqsa in Islam

Al-Aqsa Mosque in the Sunnah

The Sunnah has an abundance of hadiths and events that indicate the great sanctity of Masjid Al-Aqsa and its significance and holiness, as well as the Prophet’s (pbuh) and his companions’ attention to the Masjid.

Al-Aqsa Architecture

Mosques and Musallas

It is well known that all parts and squares of al-Aqsa Mosque are considered as a part of it and they all have the same sanctity and the double of reward as well. The mosque contained a number of roofed musallas and mosques, some of them were built in the early Islamic era, while others were set up as a musalla nowadays for reasons of maintaining and safeguarding al-Aqsa and providing suitable places for worshipers. It can be observed that these musallas are located in three levels, including the general level (ground), and what is below this level (basements), and what is high on a terrace (such as the Dome of the Rock Musalla).

Al-Aqsa Defenders

Murabiteen: The Frontline of Defense of Al-Aqsa Mosque

The Murabiteen and Murabitat, or Murabitoun, or Murabito Al-Aqsa are groups or individuals from Al-Quds city (Jerusalem) and its surroundings, and [Palestinian] Muslim citizens of the occupied lands in 1948. They devoted themselves and their time to stay at Al Aqsa Mosque to guard its gates and protect it from attacks by “Israeli” soldiers

Our duty toward Al-Aqsa

Muslims Duty Towards Al-Aqsa Mosque

Dr. Abdul Karim Meqdad The duties towards any cause are magnified by its holiness and its great status. Since the cause of al-Aqsa Mosque is linked to the faith of the Muslims,

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.


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