Over 190,000 Muslims pray at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque

Al-Aqsa mosque — on Islam’s third holiest site — has been a major flashpoint in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and was the site of the outbreak of the latest Palestinian uprising in 2000.

Jews believe the compound including the mosque was the site of the Second Temple — Judaism’s holiest site — which was destroyed by the Romans in 70 AD.    >>>>>

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