In pictures: Ramadan prayers at al-Aqsa mosque


Introduction

Bahgat Sehda Abu Sarah, 60, is one of some 90,000 Muslims who went to pray at al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, the third holiest site in Islam, on the first Friday of the holy month of Ramadan.

For him, like many Palestinians from the occupied West Bank, Ramadan is one of the few times Israel allows him to travel the one-hour journey to Jerusalem.

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