Al Aqsa – what’s all the fuss about?

This is a really good piece which explains the issue around the Al Aqsa Mosque and the current situation there very well. It is certainly worth reading.

EAPPI UK and Ireland Eyewitness Blog

By EA Kate, Jerusalem.

The Haram Al Sharif/Temple Mount 37 acre compound is in the heart of the Old City of Jerusalem. The compound contains the Al-Qibali Mosque, the Dome of the Rock shrine and the Al-Aqsa mosque, the third holiest site in Islam where thousands of Muslims worship every day. There are also three schools – a kindergarten, and Al-Aqsa boys and girls schools with over 500 enrolled pupils.

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About martinaweitsch

I'm interested in politics and rational political debate which isn't afraid of the facts or the complexities and contradictions inherent in most important issues.
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