Masjidul Aqsa

Palestinian Walk For Freedom on Heritage Day

Capetonians have been urged to put on their walking shoes and caps for an easy Sunday morning walk this Heritage Day in solidarity with Palestinians living under occupation. The Al Quds Foundation and Palestine Solidarity Alliance are calling on the community to join them in the Cape’s 5th annual Walk[…]

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48 years since Al Aqsa fire

Monday 21st August marks 48 years since a devastating fire engulfed Masjidul Aqsa in Palestine. The fire of 1969 was started by Australian tourist Dennis Micheal Rohan who claimed to be acting upon divine instruction to destroy Al-Aqsa mosque and make way for Zionists to build the Temple of Solomon.[…]

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Locals keep the heat on Al Aqsa issue

By Abubaker Abrahams Following a successful mass protest yesterday, a group of about 50 community members joined the Al-Quds Foundation for a picket in Wale Street in the CBD today, to show their unwavering support to the beleaguered Palestinians. Despite the announcement that Israeli authorities have eased some of the[…]

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Thousands pray at Al-Aqsa on Ramadan’s holiest night

Some 300,000 Muslim worshipers from the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem, Israel, and foreign countries prayed overnight between Wednesday and Thursday at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem to mark Laylat al-Qadr, “Night of Power,” one of Ramadan’s holiest nights, according to Palestinian Authority (PA)-owned Wafa news agency. Wafa[…]

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Emotions high at Masjidul Aqsa on Laylatul Qadr

Despite a volatile week, spirits were still high during Laylatul Qadr activities at Masjidul Aqsa last night which drew smaller crowds than usual. Its believed 270,000 Palestinians gathered tonight at Al Aqsa masjid on the 27th of Ramadan, considered the Night of Power, the climax of Ramadan. Following the killings[…]

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