al-aqsa

Wakf re-imposes prayer restrictions at Al-Aqsa Mosque

The Wakf Department also urged worshippers to fully comply with health instructions, particularly regarding wearing face masks, and to use their own prayer carpets.

NADAV SHRAGAI tracks terror acts perpetrated in the name of the legendary ‘Al-Aqsa is in danger’ lib
The truth is in danger: Al-Aqsa Terror – From Libel to Blood

Nadav Shragai, a journalist for the past four decades at Haaretz and then Israel Hayom, has just released Al-Aqsa Terror – From Libel to Blood.

18/06/2020
Israeli security forces guard as Palestinians protest
Police detain Fatah activists for 'illegal' activities in Jerusalem

Palestinian sources said the latest crackdown came after Israeli authorities issued orders banning more than 20 east Jerusalem residents from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

A worshipper prays inside al-Aqsa mosque on the compound known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and
Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound reopens after more than two months

The Council of Islamic Waqf cited the slowed local spread of COVID-19 in lifting entry restrictions and reopening the compound's iconic shrines, which shut on March 15.

By REUTERS
31/05/2020
Israeli police officers secure the area following a suspected shooting attack in which an Israeli po
Eight detained by police on Temple Mount after reopening

The holy site has been shut for worship for over two months due to the COVID-19 epidemic

Pilgrims and tourists outside Al-Aqsa Mosque after the second prayer of the day
Muslim worshipers to be allowed into Al-Aqsa after Eid Al-Fitr

The site has also been closed to all non-Muslim visitors, including Jews.

Muslims in the Old City in Jerusalem shop in preparation for Ramadan
Arab Israelis fear that Ramadan could bring a coronavirus surge

“We don’t want them coming in just when we have protests, with violence, but to come in and make order,” Yunes said. “There are lawbreakers, who need to be taken care of.”

By SHIRA RUBIN/JTA
28/04/2020
Pilgrims and tourists outside Al-Aqsa Mosque after the second prayer of the day
PA filler claims martyrdom for Al-Aqsa more important than family

"Al-Aqsa is more precious than my children and more precious than my family – Al-Aqsa is my life, Al-Aqsa is my life…"

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
24/04/2020
Prayer at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound suspended due to coronavirus

This is the first time that the Wafk Department calls on Muslims not to arrive at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

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