Why was Jerusalem so important to the muslims?
It was important to them because it holds the tower of david.
The muslims point of view?
Truly this is the Abomination of Desolation spoken of by Daniel the Prophet. Thats their point of view thats why the crusade happened.
The effects of the crusade.
The christens just came and and slaughter every one in a holy ground for the muslims.
The perception was that they slaughting muslims,they did not respect the holy ground ground.