The PA Foreign Ministry called on the United Nations Security Council to “halt the crimes of the Israeli occupation forces against al-Aqsa Mosque.”
The issue dates back to 1924, when the Supreme Muslim Council accepted Hussein bin Ali (Sharif of Mecca) as custodian of 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.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu often blames the media for treating him differently.
The two senior Waqf officials were arrested following Friday's events on the Temple Mount, when thousands of Palestinians stormed the Golden Gate site that has been closed by a court order.
Scuffles over access to an area on the Temple Mount located by the Golden Gate/Gate of Mercy near the Temple Mount resulted in several arrests. Now extremists have called for riots this Friday.
Tisha Be'av in eyes of Jordanian and PA officials and media: "Jews storm Al-Aqsa in 'central occupied West Bank district of Jerusalem."
Hassan-Nahoum said in the letter that she understood religion was valued by all the different groups in the city but should not be a taken advantage of for political uses.
More than 1,200 Jews visited the Temple Mount on Tuesday morning in commemoration of the destruction of the ancient Temples in Jerusalem on the fast of Tisha Be’av, activist groups said.
L’entreprise de tamisage des débris du Har Habayit se trouve remise en question