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Thousands Attend Friday Prayer at Aqsa Mosque

TEHRAN (defapress) – Tens of thousands of Palestinians attended the Friday prayer at al-Aqsa Mosque in the occupied Jerusalem (al-Quds) for the first time in about two months due to the coronavirus closure.
News ID: 81258    Publish Date : 2020/06/06


Saudi Arabia in ‘Secret’ Talks with Israel over Control of Al-Aqsa

TEHRAN (defapress) – Israel and Saudi Arabia have engaged in secret meetings since last December to include Saudi representatives in the Islamic Waqf Council at the Al-Aqsa Compound in Jerusalem (al-Quds).
News ID: 81243    Publish Date : 2020/06/02

Al-Aqsa Officials to Defy Israeli Court over Access

TEHRAN (defapress) – The Muslim foundation that runs the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied Jerusalem (al-Quds), the Waqf, said it would defy an Israeli court order barring access to part of the holy site.
News ID: 76017    Publish Date : 2019/03/06

Israel Releases Custodian Arrested after Tension at Aqsa Mosque

TEHRAN (defapress) – Israeli police on Sunday arrested and later released the head of the Islamic authority that oversees Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem (al-Quds), two days after he reopened the al-Aqsa mosque sealed by Israel in 2003.
News ID: 75829    Publish Date : 2019/02/25

Qatar urges int'l response to desecration of al-Aqsa

TEHRAN(defapress)– Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani on Tuesday denounced actions by the Zionist regime of Israel in the occupied al-Quds (Jerusalem), asking the international community to put an end to the illegal measures and profaning al-Aqsa Mosque by the Zionists.
News ID: 74846    Publish Date : 2019/01/08

Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound to Reopen on Sunday

TEHRAN (defapress) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Al-Aqsa mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem (al-Quds) will reopen on Sunday, two days after the unprecedented closure heightened Israeli-Palestinian tensions.
News ID: 65318    Publish Date : 2017/07/16