JERUSALEM / BAITULMAQDIS / BAITUL MUQADDIS
This article explains why Jerusalem or Baitulmaqdis is important to Muslims and Islam.
and theologically Islam believes itself to be the true inheritor of the
earlier traditions of the Prophets and Messengers of Allah. It is for
this reason that the Quran called for Palestine - the land associated
with the lives of many of God's Prophets - al-ard al-Muqaddasah (the
Sacred Land; 5:21) and called its surroundings barakna hawlaha (God's Blessed Precincts; 17:1).