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,

Al-Aqsa Defenders

Al-Murabita Sahar al-Natsheh Charges: exclaiming Allah is great

Al-Murabita Sahar al-Natsheh was arrested by the Israeli occupation more than once on the charges of “ribat” in Masjid al-Aqsa and inducing others to follow her lead. In recent years, her permanent presence in the courtyards of the Masjid and her confrontations with the army and the fanatic settlers whenever they try to carry out their frequent incursions have frustrated the occupation to its final straw.

Al-Aqsa Architecture


Al-Aqsa Mosque has a number of beautiful and graceful domes that adorn the courtyard of the mosque. These domes were built during the periods of Islamic rule from the Umayyad

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 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 in Islam

Al-Aqsa Mosque in the Holy Quran

Al-Aqsa Mosque holds a unique level of sanctity in Islam after the Two Holy Mosques; the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca and the Prophet Mosque [Masjid an-Nabawi] in Medina; it is the third holiest site and the first qibla for Muslims.


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