7 interesting facts about Masjid Al-Aqsa

Al-Aqsa Mosque, located in the Old City of Jerusalem, is the third holiest site in Islam. Its significance is only followed by Masjid-ul-Haram (Grand Mosque) in Makkah and the Majid-ul-Nabvi (Prophet’s Mosque) in Madinah. It was the first Qibla for

Scores injured as Israeli police, Palestinians clash in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM: Israeli police fired rubber bullets and stun grenades on Palestinian youth at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque on Friday amid growing anger over the potential eviction of Palestinians from homes on land claimed by Jewish settlers. At least 178 Palestinians and

Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque, Dome of Rock shut amid coronavirus fears

JERUSALEM: Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque and Dome of the Rock – Muslim’s holiest sites – will shut their doors amid coronavirus fears, Islamic religious authorities said today (Sunday). Officials of Islamic religious authorities said that inside area of the Al-Aqsa Mosque

Pakistan backs Palestinian state with Jerusalem as capital

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Wednesday released a statement on the announcement of the peace plan for the Middle East by the United States known as the ‘Deal of the Century’. The Foreign Office said that Pakistan has consistently supported

Pakistan strongly condemns Israeli attacks on Palestinians

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan expressed its strong disapproval of recent Israeli attacks killing dozens of innocent Palestinians. Israel’s army launched fresh raids on targets connected to Islamic Jihad in Gaza after it allegedly fired a number of rockets into Israel. The ceasefire