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Western Wall

Judaism a wall in Jerusalem, the last extant part of the Temple of Herod, held sacred by Jews as a place of prayer and pilgrimage
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For Hazem Shunnar, a respected Palestinian economist, Al-Buraq wall is what he often thinks about "because the Israelis took it by force."
It contended that "the Al-Buraq Wall is the western wall of Al-Aqsa, which the Zionist occupation falsely claims ownership of and calls the Wailing Wall or Kotel."
Israeli Plan to judaize the square surrounded al-Buraq Wall..
The Palestinian Authority (PA) denies reports that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas offered Israel continued control over Al-Buraq Wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque Complex.
Therefore, itAAEs no wonder on the eve of the 1967 occupation of the eastern sector of the city, where Al-Aqsa Mosque is located, that Moshe Dayan, an overtly a-religious former AoIsraeliAo Minister of Defense, led a bunch of rabbis to pray at Al-Buraq Wall. He understood the significance of that wall to be more than religious, for it condenses the fragments of the Arab-Zionist struggle into one bloc, literally.To highlight the connection delineated above, it should be pointed out that the whole of Jerusalem and vicinity today, not only Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock, is being subjected to a process of forced Judaization.
Al-Ayyam said that US Secretary of State Mark Pompeo accompanied Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Al-Buraq Wall, also known as the Western Wall.
AMMAN, Feb 9 (KUNA) -- Jordan urged Israel Saturday to stop its unilateral measures in East Jerusalem including plans to build so-called Beit Haliba museum in the vicinity of Al-Buraq Wall. Jordan is closely following the Israeli unilateral actions around Al-Aqsa Mosque including the building of so-called Beit Haliba in vicinity of Al-Buraq Wall, foreign ministry spokesman Sufyan Al-Qadha said in a statement.
Sources added that 50,000 settlers performed Talmudic rituals in front of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and in the courtyard of Al-Buraq Wall, AKA Western Wall of the mosque.
The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Jerusalem said in a statement that successive groups of settlers and ultraorthodox Jews organised tours from the village of Tur, passing through the Sawanah neighbourhood and then to the Mughrabi Gate and the Al-Buraq Wall, and also staged marches in the town of Silwan and at the gates of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.
Pence is expected to visit the disputed "Al-Buraq Wall" in Jerusalem, an area Jews call the "Wailing Wall," claiming it was the site of two prominent Jewish temples in ancient times.
The Trump administration believes that what Jews call the Western Wall and Muslims call Al-Buraq Wall will be part of Israel in a final agreement, a senior US official said on Friday.
The Al-Buraq Wall (i.e., the Western Wall of the Temple Mount) is an authentic part of the Al-Aqsa Mosque only." [Official PA TV, Dec.