Al-Aqsa in Islam

The Blessings (Baraka) of Al-Aqsa Mosque

One can never talk about al-Aqsa Mosque without first pointing to, and stopping at the concept “blessed” that Allah always describes the mosque with. This term and some of its derivatives were repeated in many verses that mentioned 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 History

Al-Aqsa Mosque during the Crusader Occupation

Since the Islamic conquest in 16 HD / 636 AD, the era of the Crusader occupation of Jerusalem (al-Quds) was one of the worst and hardest periods in the history of the city in general and al-Aqsa Mosque in particular.

Al-Aqsa Architecture

Schools

Since its early days, al-Aqsa Mosque has embraced an active scientific movement such as teaching the Holy Quran, Hadith and Islamic Fiqh but this activity has taken a more organized

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.

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.

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