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300,000 worshipers perform prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque on 3rd Friday of Ramadan

June 16, 2017 9:02 P.M. (Updated: June 24, 2017 10:12 P.M.)
JERUSALEM (Ma’an) -- Around 300,000 Muslim worshipers arrived to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem on the third Friday of the holy month of Ramadan.

Israeli forces were heavily deployed in the city’s streets leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque, as well as at the gates of Al-Aqsa mosque.

General Director of the Islamic Endowment (Waqf), which manages the compound, Sheikh Azzam al-Khatib told Ma’an that more than 300,000 worshipers performed prayers at Al-Aqsa on Friday.

He expressed his appreciation for the mosque’s guards and workers who organized movement inside the compound, and helped Palestinian worshipers who came from the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip, along with foreign nationals from the US, Britain, Turkey, Africa, Jordan, and France.

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