Wakf

'Israel has no sovereignty in Jerusalem's al-Aqsa,' Jordan FM says

"It is a place of Muslim worship and only the Jordanian Wakf has full authority over the management of the compound," Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said.

PMO: Foreign pressure won’t affect Temple Mount decisions

The appointment of guards and employees at the Aqsa Mosque and Al-Haram Al-Sharif is within the mandate of Jordan and its Wakf Department.

Temple Mount: Entrance reopened to worshipers after hundreds rioted

42 Palestinians injured - Red Crescent • Stones, fireworks thrown at Western Wall • Two arrested by police

Jordan's attitude towards Temple Mount is antisemitic and hypocritical - analysis

Jordan has demanded that Israel relinquish more control over Temple Mount to the Wakf following the recent terror wave and Temple Mount conflicts.

The Golden Gate also known as the Mercy Gate (R) and the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa mosques

Jordan, PA accuse ‘Jewish extremists’ of storming Temple Mount

“230 Jewish extremists stormed the mosque (on Sunday), conducted tours, and practiced public Talmudic rituals and prayers inside its yards.”

On the Temple Mount: Damage, falsification and ill will - opinion

Buttressed by Jordan and Turkey, supported by UNESCO decisions and other diplomatic posturings, the Waqf have succeeded to promote a false picture of Temple Mount history.

Tensions growing between Israel, Jordan over al-Aqsa restoration work

The relationship between the two countries is at its lowest point since they signed a peace agreement 26 years ago, according to observers

By MOHAMMAD AL-KASSIM/THE MEDIA LINE
28/01/2021

Palestinians, Jordan accuse Israel of ‘Judaizing’ Western Wall Plaza

The PA Foreign Ministry called on the United Nations Security Council to “halt the crimes of the Israeli occupation forces against al-Aqsa Mosque.”

Jordan fears losing control over Muslim sites in Jerusalem

The issue dates back to 1924, when the Supreme Muslim Council accepted Hussein bin Ali (Sharif of Mecca) as custodian of Al-Aqsa Mosque.

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.

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