Aqsa Mosque

Egypt condemns storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israeli extremists

Sun, 29 May 2022 - 08:15 GMT

“Al-Aqsa Mosque is a purely Islamic endowment for Muslims,” he said, affirming that putting an end to violations targeting the Arab, Islamic and Christian identity of the city of Jerusalem and all its holy sites or changing the historical and legal status quo is a must.

Egypt’s Awqaf Min. condemns Israeli flag raising at Aqsa Mosque

Wed, 04 May 2022 - 10:00 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Awqaf (Religious Endowments) Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa slammed Tuesday’s raising of the Israeli flag and the singing of the Israeli anthem at the holy Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Shoukry affirms Egypt’s firm stance towards Palestinian cause

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 01:22 GMT

The meeting tackled the latest developments in Palestinian territories and ways of deescalating the situation in and around Al Aqsa Mosque.

Arab Ministerial Committee for the International Action denounces ongoing Israeli attacks on Aqsa Mosque worshippers, affirms Hashemite guardianship of its holy sites

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 01:19 GMT

“Israeli attacks and violations in Al-Aqsa Mosque represent a blatant provocation to the feelings of Muslims everywhere; they undermine freedoms of worship, incite violence, and threaten security and stability in the region and the whole world,” the committee said in the statement.

OIC condemns continued Israeli escalation against Aqsa Mosque

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 11:16 GMT

Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Hissein Brahim Taha dispatched similar letters to several international actors about the ongoing Israeli violation of Al Aqsa Mosque that included closure of the Mosque's gates and barbaric attacks against innocent worshipers.

Egypt condemns Israeli storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque, violence at its compound

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 02:17 GMT

Egypt has condemned the Israeli forces storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem and the violent acts they committed against the Palestinians at the compound of the mosque.

Al-Azhar deeply condemns attacks, violations against Palestinians

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 11:00 GMT

Egypt's top Islamic authority, Al-Azhar, condemned deeply the Israeli attacks against Palestine civilians along with storming al Aqsa Mosque.

Egypt denounces Israeli court's decision to allow Jewish worshipers to pray at Aqsa Mosque

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 09:14 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry condemned on Thursday Israeli court's decision which grants Jewish worshipers the right to pray at al-Aqsa Mosque in the old city of East Jerusalem.

Israeli settlers storm Al Aqsa Mosque

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 - 09:30 GMT

Dozens of Israeli settlers on Thursday stormed into Al Aqsa Mosque courtyard from Al Maghareba gate under strict protection of occupation forces.

Palestinians stage nationwide general strike as Israel relentlessly bombards Gaza

Tue, 18 May 2021 - 09:52 GMT

The Palestinians are observing a nationwide general strike to protest Israel’s relentless bombardment of the besieged Gaza Strip.

Israeli forces arrested 52 Palestinians in Acre, Lod

Sat, 15 May 2021 - 12:29 GMT

Israeli police forces stormed a large number of houses in Acre, Lod and other cities and detained scores of youths, the sources added.

10 diplomatic steps Egypt has taken since Jerusalem violence

Thu, 13 May 2021 - 03:48 GMT

Egypt has condemned the escalation in Jerusalem and called for calm since the outbreak of the tensions, embarking on diplomatic efforts to de-escalate. Below are some of the statements and steps by Egypt regarding the issue.

Egypt's Mufti, Muslim World League condemn Israel aggression on Aqsa

Tue, 11 May 2021 - 11:53 GMT

Secretary General of the MWL Muhammad bin Abdul Karim Issa said that these practices are violent and provoke Muslims around the world.

Egypt reaffirms rejection of Israeli forces storming to Aqsa Mosque

Mon, 10 May 2021 - 11:55 GMT

Assistant Foreign Minister Nazih El Naggari held a meeting with Israeli ambassador to Egypt Amira Oron, reaffirming Egypt’s stance on rejecting the recent storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israeli occupation forces.

Israeli settlers storm Al Aqsa Mosque

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 - 09:28 GMT

A group of Israeli settlers on Monday stormed the vicinity of Al Aqsa Mosque from Al Magharba gate guarded by Israeli forces.

Hundreds protest in Jerusalem after Friday prayers

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 10:40 GMT

Israeli security forces have deployed reinforcements in Jerusalem ahead of Friday prayers, as Muslims head to Al-Aqsa Mosque to perform their prayers.

Israel to solely bear consequences of occupation crimes against Palestinians

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 11:06 GMT

Munir al Jaghoub, who heads Fatah's Information Department in the Office of Mobilization and Organization.

Palestinian students hold sit-in outside Aqsa mosque

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 - 09:56 GMT

Palestinian students on Thursday staged a sit-in outside Al Aqsa Mosque after Israeli troops prevented them from entering their schools with their bags.

Saudi Arabia stresses Arab quartet stance towards Qatar

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 - 01:57 GMT

he Saudi Arabian Cabinet endorsed the resolutions approved by the Arab Information Ministers’ Council in its 48th session in Cairo.

Israel closes Aqsa Mosque for 2nd day in row

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 08:59 GMT

For the second day in a row, Israel is closing Al Aqsa Mosque following Friday's clashes that left three Palestinian youth and two Israeli soldiers dead.