Jordan demands Israel end Al-Aqsa ‘provocations’

2 min readJan 26, 2021

Jordan advised Israel on Monday to forestall blocking off healing paintings at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Islam’s 1/3 holiest site.

Jordanian overseas ministry spokesman Daifallah Alfayez stated he had despatched a “protest note” disturbing Israel “chorus from such violations and provocations, and admire the mandate of Jordan in administering Muslim holy webweb sites.” There changed into no on the spot reaction from Israel.

Under a 1994 peace deal, the Jewish nation acknowledges Jordan’s oversight of Muslim holy web sites in east Jerusalem, the Palestinian quarter of the town occupied and annexed via way of means of Israel when you consider that 1967.

Known via way of means of Muslims because the Haram Al-Sharif, or Holy Sanctuary, and because the Temple Mount via way of means of Jews, the compound homes the golden Dome of the Rock shrine and Al-Aqsa mosque.

Jordan, which stated Israel’s police had interrupted healing paintings at the Dome of the Rock,” confused that the Waqf, the Islamic endowments authority, changed into “the only authority chargeable for the supervision and preservation of Al-Aqsa.”

On Sunday, the Waqf accused Israeli police of blocking off “all reconstruction initiatives withinside the compound,” which includes preventing constructing substances and “the access of fundamental substances vital for preservation.”

The Waqf stated preservation groups were “not able to keep or restore the maximum fundamental centers of the mosque and its personnel are uncovered to prosecution, threats of arrest and expulsion.”

On Saturday, the Waqf stated police stopped paintings via way of means of “photocopying the identification playing cards of people and technicians, stopping them from operating and dangerous them with arrest if paintings continues.”




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