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Al-Aqsa Mosque

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BTD photo #: 
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The Mosque of al-Aqsa, Jerusalem (see 1), built by the caliph al-Walid ibn-Abd aI-Malik (A.D. 705-715). Subsequently maintained and embellished by successive Arab and Muslim rulers, it has remained the focus of the pious attention of millions of Muslims throughout the world.