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  Tishrei 20, 5775 , 14/10/14

Temple Mount: Waqf Guard Arrested; Jew Detained for Praying

A Waqf (the Jordanian agency that holds control of the Temple Mount) guard was arrested this morning (Tuesday), accused of attacking and threatening a police officer at the Temple Mount.

In a separate incident, a 23-year-old man was detained for questioning after he was caught praying at the Jewish holy site. 

By order of the Waqf, Jews are forbidden from praying aloud or silently on the Temple Mount.

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