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Lailatul Mi’raj to be observed tonight

Lailatul Mi’raj ( The night of ascension ) will be observed in South Africa and other parts of the world on Wednesday evening with traditional fervour, great respect and devotion. Also known as Al Isra’ wal Mi’raj, this night is observed on the 27th day of Rajab, the seventh month of the[…]

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VOC broadcasts live from Hamas welcome rally

The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC), Al Quds Foundation South Africa and National Coalition for Palestine (NC4P) will be hosting a mass rally at the Darul Islam Boys Campus on Wednesday, as part of its welcome to a visiting delegation of high-ranking Hamas officials. The delegation includes the group’s head of[…]

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“Leave Al Aqsa alone”, cry locals

Hundreds of people came out to Parliament today as clashes erupted this morning in the occupied Jerusalem for a second day in a row after Israeli security forces stormed the Masjidul-Aqsa compound and fought with Palestinian worshippers. As a result the community of Cape Town marched to show their solidarity[…]

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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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Capetonians to remember 1969 Al-Aqsa attack

Friday 21 August will mark 46 years to the day that a devastating fire engulfed part of Masjid al-Aqsa in Jerusalem, resulting in the destruction of a historically significant and priceless pulpit (mimbar) in the iconic mosque. The 1969 fire was started by Australian tourist, Dennis Michael Rohan who claimed[…]

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Israel confiscates land adjacent to Al-Aqsa Mosque

The Israeli authorities on Sunday morning confiscated a tract of land adjacent to the eastern wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque near the Golden gate, Palestinian sources told Ma’an. Jawad Siyam, the director of Wadi Hilweh Information Center in occupied Easy Jerusalem, told Ma’an that Jerusalem inspectors from the Israeli Nature and[…]

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Al Aqsa clashes part of a division plan: MJC

South Africans are watching developments around Masjidul Aqsa with concern afrer Palestinians and Israelis clashed outside the Al Aqsa compound in Jerusalem on Sunday. The clash apparently was a result of Israeli forces breaking into the compound to allow Jewish worshippers onto the site. The soldiers were said to have[…]

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