Volunteers lay food outside Al Aqsa mosque
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Ramadan observed at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa mosque

Muslims have been observing the month of Ramadan in the Old City of Jerusalem, breaking their long day of fasting with food provided by donors.

They have gathered at the Al Aqsa mosque, located at a site known as the Temple Mount to Jewish people and as Haram al-Sharif by Muslims.

It is an area sacred to both religions, and has been the scene of tension and clashes over the years.

Karen Zarindast reports.

Video produced by BBC Persian's Kambiz Fattahi

  • 02 Aug 2012
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