“Al-Aqsa Mosque has a historical status ,” said a Member of Iran’s Parliament.
“The status and Al-Aqsa mosque is historical, so Muslims should work in harmony to release this holy place,” Member of Iran’s Parliament, Hojjat-ol-Islam Hussein Ebrahimi said.
“According to Islamic instructions, Al-Aqsa Mosque was the first Qibla for Muslims and people said their prayers toward this holy place,” he said.
“This place during the whole Islamic civilization, has been given special attention and has a special status among other religions and after the arrival of Islam; this place was selected as the first Qibla for Muslims people.”
“After occupying Palestine, Zionist Israeli forces and officials tried to make a gap between Muslims and Al-Aqsa Mosque. They are after demolishing this holy place and even dared to put it on fire,” the cleric said referring to firing the holy mosque in 1969.
He also stressed the importance of the International Quds day rally which is held annually worldwide and said ” People should use the day of Qods and do their best to release this holy land.”