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Al-Aqsa preacher: Killing peaceful Palestinian protesters crime against humanity

SHAFAQNA - Head of Jerusalem's Higher Islamic Council Sheikh Ekrima Sabri on Tuesday called on human rights organizations to document the Israeli attack on Gaza's Great March of Return in order to push the International Criminal Court to open…

Switching off light at Aqsa Mosque serious violation - Al-Quds Int'l

SHAFAQNA - Al-Quds International Institution (QII) condemned on Wednesday Israeli attempts to cut power feeding the Dome of the Rock at Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa Mosque, the third holiest site in Islam. “Switching off the light of the Dome…

Israeli settlers defile Aqsa Mosque

SHAFAQNA - Dozens of Israeli settlers stormed on Wednesday morning al-Aqsa Mosque—the third holiest site in Islam—in Al-Quds (Occupied Jerusalem). Israeli settlers, escorted by policemen, broke into al-Aqsa Mosque as part of the morning…

Arrogance of the Children of Isra'il

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SHAFAQNA- In that book (Torah) we told the Children of Isra'il, "You are certain to become exceedingly arrogant and will establish tyrannical regimes on two occasions." On the first, we fulfilled Our warning by sending an invincible force…

Erdogan, King Abdullah II discuss Palestine’s al-Aqsa

SHAFAQNA- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with Jordan's King Abdullah II and discussed the recent clashes between Israeli troops and Palestinians in al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem al-Quds. Following the Monday…

50 people injured as Israel cracks down on Palestinians in al-Quds

SHAFAQNA - Israeli forces injured at least 50 Palestinians in a fresh crackdown on protesters demanding an end to restrictions outside the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds. Clashes between Palestinian worshippers…

Palestine calls for global support to save al-Aqsa Mosque

SHAFAQNA- The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement on Sunday, called on the Arab-Islamic nations and global community to adopt stronger stances against Israel regime and try to save the al-Aqsa Mosque. Since 1967, the…

Jordanians take to street to protest Israel’s closure of al-Aqsa

SHAFAQNA- Some 1,000 Jordanians have held a demonstration to vent their anger at Israel’s closure of the al-Aqsa Mosque compound to Muslim worshippers following a deadly gunfight at the holy site. The protest took place in the Jordanian…

UN heritage body against Al-Aqsa name change

SHAFAQNA - The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is set to vote on a resolution that describes Israel as an “occupying power,” denying its sovereignty claims over all of Jerusalem (al-Quds). The UN…

Jerusalem Holy Site Declared Muslim, Not Jewish, In United Nations Resolution

SHAFAQNA - One of the world's most important religious sites and Judaism’s holiest site, Jerusalem’s Temple Mount and Western Wall, were reclassified as an exclusively Muslim shrine Thursday after a United Nations organization adopted…

Cameras will be installed in Al-Aqsa Mosque this week

SHAFAQNA-A Jordanian company will install cameras in Al-Aqsa Mosque this week, the country’s Endowment Minister Hayel Dawood revealed, noting that all preparations for the installation are ready, the Anadolu Agency reported yesterday. Dawood…

Jordan stands its ground over al-Aqsa Mosque

SHAFAQNA - Surveillance cameras at Muslims’ the holy al-Aqsa Mosque should be controlled by no other party than the endowment authorities, Jerusalem’s Endowment Council said Monday. The Endowment Council expressed in a statement its…

Top Muslim Cleric in Jerusalem: "Al-Aqsa Has Been Islamic ‘Since the Creation of the World"

SHAFAQNA - Echoing calls from the Neturei Karta, a Jewish group opposed to Israel's Zionist policies against Palestinians and the State of Palestine, a top Muslim cleric in Jerusalem warned that none should and could deny Islam's link to Al…

The Neturei Karta Conference on Al Aqsa

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SHAFAQNA - Neturei Karta opposed the establishment of and retain all opposition to the existence of the so-called "State of Israel"! Neturei-Karta is the Aramaic term for "Guardians of the City. The name Neturei-Karta originates from an incident…

How US media is quietly lobbying for Israel's Temple

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SHAFAQNA - In an article on the Noble Sanctuary, or Temple Mount, in occupied East Jerusalem, New York Times reporter Jodi Rudoren twice refers to the Jewish extremists’ plans for the plateau. Many Palestinians point to recent visits…

Israeli troops clash with Palestinians at Al Aqsa

SHAFAQNA - Clashes between Israeli police and Palestinians at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound have entered their second day, according to reports in Al Jazeera. Witnesses have spoken to Al Jazeera saying that Israeli police used…