• Short Summary

    AN ESTIMATED 150,000 MOSLEMS GATHERED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) TO PRAY AT OMAR'S MOSQUE IN THE JORDANIAN SECTOR OF JERUSALEM.

  • Description

    AN ESTIMATED 150,000 MOSLEMS GATHERED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) TO PRAY AT OMAR'S MOSQUE IN THE JORDANIAN SECTOR OF JERUSALEM. THE OCCASION WAS THE LAST FRIDAY OF RAMADAN -- OR THE HOLIEST DAY OF THE MOSLEM'S HOLY MONTH.

    OMAR'S MOSQUE IS RANKED AS THE WORLD'S THIRD ISLAMIC SHRINE. THE MOSLEMS CAME FROM ALL PARTS OF JORDAN AND OTHER SECTIONS OF THE ARAB WORLD TO SAY THEIR PRAYERS AT THE MOSQUE. AS THE MOSQUE WAS NOT LARGE ENOUGH TO TAKE ALL THE PILGRIMS, THE MAJORITY HAD TO PRAY IN THE OPEN SPACE SURROUNDING THE MOSQUE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9OEJ018KL3S1F25OATI0UR98Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA9OEJ018KL3S1F25OATI0UR98Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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