1999 Members of Concerned Christians, whose organization is in Denver, were deported from Israel as part of an Israeli effort to protect the Al-Aqsa mosque from extremist Christian groups, codenamed "Operation Walk on Water". According to Israeli police, the Concerned Christians were one of several independent groups who believed the mosque must be destroyed to facilitate the return of Jesus Christ and that the operation was bring about the Apocalypse.VideoVideo: 2012 Al-Aqsa Mosque (Arabic: المسجد الاقصى, "the farthest mosque"), also known as the Al-Aqsa, is an Islamic holy site in the Old City of Jerusalem. In the mosque itself is part of the Al-Haram ash-Sharif or "Sacred Noble Sanctuary" (along with the Dome of the Rock), a site also known as the Temple Mount and the holiest site in Judaism, as it is believed to be a temple where Jerusalem once stood. It is widely regarded as the third holiest site in Islam, Muslims…
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