Where is Sharif Hussein Buried?

Yisrael Medad,

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Yisrael Medad
I am a resident of Shiloh, with my wife and children, and now grandchildren, since 1981, having come on Aliyah in 1970. I have served in a volunteer capacity as a Yesha Council spokesperson, twice a member of Amana's secretariat, Benjamin Regional Council plenum member and mayor of Shiloh. I was a parliamentary aide for Geula Cohen and two other MKs, an advisor to a Minister, vice-chairman and executive director of Israel's Media Watch and currently, am Information and Content Resource coordinator for the Begin Heritage Center.

I am perturbed.

I read this:

Sharif Hussein was buried near Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.

That's odd.

I know where he is buried.  In a section of the Western Wall.  As noted

As you continue north along the Colonnade and Arcade, have a look to the left into the tomb-chamber of Palestinian national heroes.  Here you will see the burial place of a number of members of the Al-Husseini family; including the tomb of Feisal Husseini, a founding member of the PLO and relative of Haj Amin al-Husseini...Continuing just north of the Palestinian tombs, look up and you will see a giant façade with a beautiful design with a royal crown on it…Welcome to the Tomb of Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca or as he is better known to us, King Hussein I (the first Hashemite king and great grandfather of the late King Hussein of Jordan).  King Hussein I is the only Hashemite monarch buried on the mount...


But we also know that the entire compound, and more, is claimed to be the "Al-Aqsa Mosque".  And that Muslims claim exclusive rights there. However, there is this, too:

The haram al-sharif, or "noble sanctuary", has been an exclusively Islamic shrine since the Arab conquest of Palestine in the 7th century AD. But the mosque was built upon the Temple Mount, itself one of Judaism's most sacred sites.

So what is it to be, dear Muslims?

A mosque --- or, actually several --- or a Temple?