Al Quds, MJC hosts Nakba Day commemoration on Sunday

by Tauhierah Salie The Al Quds Foundation and the MJC will be commemorating Nakbah day on Sunday at the Hifth Academy Hall in Surrey Estate. Nakbah day refers to the ‘great catastrophe’ in the history of Palestine. On the 15th of May 1948, Apartheid Israel declared independence and dispossessed and[…]

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Ulama conference declares 2018 year of Al Quds

An international Ulama conference convened in Malaysia at the end of January had resolved to declare 2018 as the year of al-Quds. Malaysian Federal Territories Mufti Datuk Dr Zulkifli Mohamad al-Bakri, who was one of the attendees, said of the resolutions passed in the conference one was to designate 2018[…]

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MJC, Al Quds Foundation calls march for Al-Aqsa

The broader South African Muslim community has been urged to show it’s solidarity with their religious counterparts in the city of Jerusalem, by joining a protest march scheduled for the 28th September. The demonstration is aimed at raising awareness to further incursions on the Al-Aqsa compound by Israeli forces, with[…]

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Palestinians urge OIC summit on Al-Quds

Concerned with the escalating Jewish attacks on the holy Al-Aqsa mosque, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki has called for an emergency meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to discuss the situation in Al-Quds. “The situation in Jerusalem is unprecedentedly dangerous,” al-Maliki said at an OIC meeting in Moroccan[…]

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International Day of Action for Al Aqsa

The International Union of Muslims Scholars (UIMS) has called on Muslims to observe a national day of action for Masjid al-Aqsa on Friday 17 October, in response to a brutal crackdown on Palestinian protesters outside the vicinity of the holy mosque. Locally, the call is being supported by the Al-Quds[…]

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Children rally for Al Quds

The Al Quds Foundation’s Children’s Rally at the Darul Islam Boys High School kicked off on a slow note on Sunday but that did not waver the spirits of the 100 pro-Palestine supporters. A delegation of five executive members of the Al Quds Foundation’s headquarters in Lebanon met with Capetonians[…]

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Al Quds delegation set to visit Cape Town

A delegation of five senior representatives and trustees of the al-Quds International Foundation are set to jet into South Africa on Friday, to participate in a host of public programs across the country. The delegation, who will be visiting from the foundations head offices in Beirut, Lebanon, will be in[…]

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MSA hosts Palestinian author in CT

Palestinian academic and author Dr Abdallah Ma’rouf is in Cape Town from the Wednesday 6th to Sunday 10th of August. Dr Ma’rouf holds a PHD in Islamic Jerusalem Studies and is considered an authority on the history of Al Quds in Palestine. He is being hosted by the Muslim Students’ Association[…]

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Al Quds Day march on Friday

The Islamic Unity Convention (IUC) has called on community members to come out in their numbers this Friday, to a march in support of those currently being oppressed in Palestine. The march is being hosted as part of International al-Quds Day, which is held annually on the last Friday of[…]

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