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Al-Aqsa Mosque

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Breaking fast at Al Aqsa Mosque

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Dozens injured in clashes at al Aqsa mosque

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Prince William visits al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem

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Why is Al Aqsa at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

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Erdogan visits al-Aqsa mosque, meets Shalom

Al-Aqsa Mosque, located in the Old City of Jerusalem, is the third holiest site in Islam. The mosque was built on top of the Temple Mount, known as Haram esh-Sharif in Islam. Muslims believe that Muhammad was transported from the Sacred Mosque in Mecca to al-Aqsa during the Night Journey. Islamic tradition holds that Muhammad led prayers towards this site until the 17th month after his migration from Mecca to Medina, when Allāh directed him to turn towards the Kaaba in Mecca.
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