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Thousands of Palestinians perform first Friday's prayers of Ramadan at Al-Aqsa Mosque

20 July 2012 22:10 (Last updated 20 July 2012 22:12)
The Al-Aqsa Mosque is one of the holiest and most sacred locations of the Muslims, was the destination of Prophet Muhammad in his journey and was the Muslims' first Qibla.

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Thousands of Palestinians performed the first Friday's prayers of the holy month of Ramadan at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem amid tight security measures by Israeli forces.
Speaking to the Anadolu Agency (AA), a Palestinian deputy Khalid Al-Huseini said that he could not visit the Al-Aqsa Mosque since 2006.
"Israeli authorities have banned our entries into the Al-Aqsa Mosque," Al-Huseini stressed.
The Al-Aqsa Mosque is one of the holiest and most sacred locations of the Muslims, was the destination of Prophet Muhammad in his journey and was the Muslims' first Qibla.

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