Israeli police had imposed a siege on the Dome of the Rock
for six hours since Monday morning.
Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel, of the Jewish Home party, toured the compound--Islam's third holiest--housing the Al Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock
without any reported incident.
Al Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock
- Photo credit The Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs of Palestine Facebook page RAMALLAH - 31 May 2018: The head of prisoner affairs for the Palestinian Authority, Issa Qaraqe, said that hundreds of Palestinian prisoners being held under administrative detention in Israeli prisons will start a gradual hunger strike as of next week.
Saeb Erekat, Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organization PLO, describe US ambassador to Israel David Friedman, receiving a picture of Jerusalem bearing a simulation of the Third Temple instead of the Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock
as rude and hypocritical behavior.
A general view of the Dome of the Rock
in Jerusalem's Old City in Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
Great Mosque of Paris (France), Shaykh Lotfollah Mosque (Isfahan, Iran), Dome of the Rock
(Jerusalem), Qarawiyyin Mosque (Fes, Morocco), Heart of Chechnya (Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque) (Grozny, Chechen Republic, Russia), Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Mosque (Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.) and Tilla Kari Mosque and Madrasa (Samarkand, Uzbekistan) also were included in the list of the most beautiful mosques.
In which Middle-Eastern city is the Dome of the Rock
The Tunisian and Palestinian flags adorned the parliament and the MPs put on their desks Palestinian flags and pictures of Al-Quds and the Dome of the Rock
on which they wrote "Al-Quds, eternal capital of Palestine."
The compound, which includes the revered Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock
, has been the focal point of tensions between Israelis and Palestinians for decades.
Several minutes before the attack, two of the terrorists posted a selfie to Facebook, taken with the Dome of the Rock
in the background, with the caption "Our smiles are about to be the most beautiful, with the help of Allah." They then approached a small force of Israeli police officers and opened fire, killing Hayil Stawi and Kamil Shnan, both Israeli Druze.
Among the topics are the Arabian kingdom of Abraha, late antique Mecca, the Persians in Jerusalem, the interregnum of the four caliphs, and the Dome of the Rock
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At a conference on Thursday, archaeologists Assaf Avraham and Perez Reuven presented an ancient Muslim inscription that refers to the Dome of the Rock
on the Temple Mount as "Bait al-Maqdess," an Arabicized version of the Hebrew words for the Temple, Beit Hamikdash.