Sunday, January 8, 2017

Al-Aqsa Imam Threatens War If Donald Trump Moves U.S. Embassy To Jerusalem
al-aqsaIn yet another act of aggression towards jews and Israel, Al-Aqsa imam and Supreme Muslim Council Head Sheikh Ekrima Sa’id Sabri has threatened that there will be war if President Elect Donald Trump moves the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Located in the Old City of Jerusalem, Al-Aqsa mosque is the third holiest site in Islam. The mosque is located in the larger compound know as the Temple Mount, which is the holiest site in Judaism. For this reason, the site has been a point of conflict for Jews and Muslims, who have continued to debate its ownership for nearly 2,000 years.

Image result for temple mountDuring his campaign, Trump repeatedly promised that he would move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, a move that is highly contested. Israel’s enemies respond to strength, and it is an act of strength to declare and recognize Jerusalem as the eternal capital of the Jewish people while proving that the United States is in charge, which is why under a Donald Trump presidency, the embassy will likely be moved to Jerusalem.

Moving the embassy to Jerusalem is strongly opposed by Muslims who claim the holy city as their own.

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