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The Voice of the Cape  |  Podcast, ±34 min episodes every 4 days
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JUL
As Israeli officials moved to "gradually reopen" the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem for afternoon prayers Sunday after three days of closure, officials from the Islamic Endowment (Waqf) that runs the holy site refused to pass through new metal detectors that were installed at the compound's entrances -- though Israeli police said at least 200 people had entered. The attempt to reopen the compound came upon an order from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after it had been closed following a deadly shooting attack inside the compound that left two Israeli border policemen killed and three Palestinian assailants shot dead on Friday. For the first time since 1967, no Jumuah was held at Al Aqsa and no prayers for two days. In the next hour, we unpack the latest developments
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JUL
As Israeli officials moved to "gradually reopen" the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem for afternoon prayers Sunday after three days of closure, officials from the Islamic Endowment (Waqf) that runs the holy site refused to pass through new metal detectors that were installed at the compound's entrances -- though Israeli police said at least 200 people had entered. The attempt to reopen the compound came upon an order from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after it had been closed following a deadly shooting attack inside the compound that left two Israeli border policemen killed and three Palestinian assailants shot dead on Friday. In the next hour, we look at the latest developments
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JUL
On Sunday, VOC spoke to Palestinian archeologist Dr Abeer Ahmed Zayyad who lives close to Masjidul Aqsa. She visited SA in April this year. Dr Abeer holds a Masters Degree in Archaeology and has been involved in the preservation of Masjidul Aqsa and its surrounding areas. She has been deeply involved in exposing an Israeli narrative aimed at usurping the Noble Sanctuary for Zionist objectives.
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JUN
Ismail Fakee,Accounts Manager Guest: Nazeer Vadia, Media Co-ordinator Guest: Brother Saed Saleh, Muslim Hands office in Palestine Guest: Abduragmaan Davids & Abdul Basiet Lillah Guest: Hester, chairperson of the Board of Management of Retirement Village Guest: Wilhemina, secretary of Retirement Villahge