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The History of Jerusalem


Jerusalem has gone through many wars and massacres waged and committed by the Zionist Occupation on many cities and areas. They’ve destroyed places and displaced their people. Yet, Jerusalem has been resilient and standing tall.

Al-Magharibah Gate

It’s located on the southwestern side of Al-Aqsa Mosque. It was named after the fact that it overlooks Al-Magharibah Quarter, which was designated as waqf […]

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Al-Magharibah Quarter

After liberating the city from the hands of the Crusaders, King Al-Afdal ‘Son of An-Nasir Saladin” designated the entire Magharibah Quarter as waqf for the […]

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Al-Magharibah Quarter and Occupation

After few days of the occupation of Jerusalem in 1967, the occupiers destroyed Al-Magharibah Quarter, which contained 135 archeological structures. Ignoring the Palestinian inherent right […]

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Algerian Letters Defending Jerusalem

The Head of the Manuscript Department of Al-Aqsa Mosque pointed out that Jerusalem’ archive includes letters that were sent from Algeria, protesting against the knocking […]

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The Algerian and Palestinian Peoples

The Algerian relation with Palestine started with their Moroccan ancestors, as Algeria was known back then as Central Morocco. During their Haj journey, the ancestors […]

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Algerians in Jerusalem

Tens of Algerian families still live in the Jerusalemite quarters, and still have street stores and waqf properties. Yet, the Occupation authorities keep stifling. Nothing […]

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Jerusalem’s Storyteller in Ramadan

After Taraweeh Prayers and before the dawn, and as part of Ramadan nights in the Old Town, with the presence of the people and visitors […]

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Ramadan Cannon

Since the time of the Ottomans, Ramadan cannon has been fired to let fasting people in Jerusalem know of the exact timing for the true […]

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Ramadan Decorations

Each year, young people of Jerusalem, who are responsible for the Ramadan decorations on Hitta Gate, come up with a new different idea that distinguishes […]

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Ramadan Ambiance in the Old Town

In Ramadan, the Old Town is crawling with visitors passing through it to Al-Aqsa Mosque. The people of the Town welcome them by handing out […]

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Ar-Rahmah Gate in Ramadan

The Jerusalemites have opened Ar-Rahmah prayer hall last year. Since then, Ar-Rahmah prayer hall and area have become crowded with Jerusalemites and visitors. They come […]

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Markets in Ramadan

Despite the suffering of the shop owners in the Old Town, because of their inability to get the good inside their shops and the taxes […]

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