Islamic Waqf takes advantage of Temple Mount closure to conduct digs

Waqf posts on social media, showing off the illegal digging it is conducting on the Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2020, 12:17 PM

Status quo violations on Temple Mount continue

Four suspects detained for transporting room dividers to install in structure transformed illegally into Temple Mount's newest mosque.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2019, 1:49 PM

The ancients said Jerusalem Is Jewish, So why doesn’t everyone?

The ancient Greeks, Romans, and Muslims all said that Jerusalem Is Jewish, So why is there a problem? Jeff Dunetz, 6/4/2019, 7:41 AM

'Police ignore court rulings on Temple Mount'

Jewish visitors to holiest site in Judaism protest that police continue to allow Arabs to play ball games on Temple Mount despite ruling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2019, 4:01 PM

Waqf ordered to pay NIS 10,000 to youth attacked on Temple Mount

In precedent-setting decision, court fines Waqf employee for kicking young Jew who bowed on the Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2019, 2:57 PM

Waqf: Firebomb incident on Temple Mount was fabricated

Islamic Waqf Council claims Israel Police fabricated incident in which Arabs hurled firebomb at a post on the Temple Mount.Dalit Halevi, 3/13/2019, 5:35 AM

Waqf vows to disobey court ruling

Waqf states it does not recognize authority of Israel's courts, will not obey order banning access to Gate of Mercy.AFP, 3/5/2019, 9:34 PM

'Break into the Golden Gate and remove the Arabs'

Archaeologist Tzachi Dvira urges government not to surrender to rioting Arabs on the Temple Mount.Benny Tocker, 3/1/2019, 4:33 AM

Jordan backs Waqf activities on Temple Mount

Jordanian embassy argues that Golden Gate is an inseparable part of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and not subject to rulings by Israeli courts.Ben Ariel, 2/28/2019, 5:37 AM

PA blames Israel for Waqf violence

PA official says Israel to blame for incident on Temple Mount in which Waqf officers behaved violently against Israeli officer.Dalit Halevi, 1/15/2019, 1:30 AM

'Send Waqf back to Jordan'

MK Yehuda Glick says Israel should respond to Jordan cancelling part of peace treaty by kicking Wafq out of Temple Mount.Hezki Baruch, 10/23/2018, 6:55 PM

The Temple Mount - in their hands

Visiting the Temple Mount is like travelling to an oppressive, third world country. Tom Nisani, 10/5/2018, 2:59 PM

Waqf: We won't accompany Jews on Temple Mount

Muslim guards operating on Temple Mount demand their administration restrain police as they escort groups of visiting Jews.Mordechai Sones, 9/16/2018, 9:48 AM

Teen removed from Temple Mount for silent prayer

Jewish teen who prays for welfare of sick people on Temple Mount forced to leave after Waqf employee sees her lips and head moving.Shimon Cohen, 8/8/2018, 5:16 PM

Trump peace plan delayed as Jordan balks at replacing PLO

The outcome of the Jordanian king's visit to the White House this week is crucial to the advancement of Trump's plan. David Singer, 6/24/2018, 9:10 AM

The Islamic response to the US embassy move to Jerusalem

Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and United Arab Emirates give quarter billion dollars to Waqf, other Islamic groups in Jerusalem in "rescue" push.Gary Willig, 5/2/2018, 10:47 PM

Cave of the Patriarchs floods with rainwater

When it rains in Hevron, the Cave of the Patriarchs is flooded. The Muslim Waqf, backed by the Supreme Court refuses to roof the building.Hezki Baruch, 1/7/2018, 12:12 AM

Waqf employee sued for assaulting Jew on Temple Mount

Waqf employee kicked Jewish man as he was being arrested for bowing on the Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2017, 9:56 AM

Waqf: Temple Mount is exclusively for Muslims

Waqf says 'Zionist courts have no right to issue orders over Al Aksa Mosque' following ban on soccer games at Judaism's holiest site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/5/2017, 11:44 PM

Jordanian King donates $1.4 million to Waqf

King Abdullah announces large donation to Jordanian trust responsible for unrest over Temple Mount.Gary Willig, 8/2/2017, 7:26 PM

Israel caught in a trap of its own making

Through a fear of being disliked, we have adopted an assimilated Jew psychosis, of trying to appear nice for the goyim. Barry Shaw, 7/31/2017, 9:10 AM

Waqf again monitoring Jewish visitors to Temple Mount

278 allowed entry, as Waqf keeps watch on first Jewish Temple Mount visit since removal of security measures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2017, 11:27 AM

Mufti permits Muslim prayer on Temple Mount

Jerusalem Mufti says situation has returned to how it was and that it is now permissible for Muslims to ascend Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2017, 11:42 AM

'Sever the connection between Jordan and the Temple Mount'

Middle East expert Dr. David Bukay calls to end concessions to Jordan on Mount. 'We provide them with security and get nothing in exchange.'Benny Tocker, 7/25/2017, 10:12 AM

Report: Waqf opposed to new agreement

Waqf reportedly remains unsatisfied with new agreement forged between Israel and Jordan over replacement of Temple Mount metal detectors.Tal Polon, 7/25/2017, 9:08 AM

Opposition MK: Every country on earth would have done the same

MK Lapid says Israel's biggest problem is the amount of violence coming from the Palestinian Authority, says PA should work with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2017, 12:27 AM

Watch: Muslims begin returning to Temple Mount

Hundreds of Muslims pass through metal detectors to visit Temple Mount despite Waqf ban as long as security measures are in place.Yoni Kempinski, 7/19/2017, 5:14 PM

Jews flocking to Temple Mount after Waqf abandons site

Waqf disappearance from Temple Mount in protest allows Jews to visit without harassment.Mordechai Sones, 7/18/2017, 9:12 PM

Muslims avoid Temple Mount

Arab Israelis heed calls by Waqf not to go to mosque in protest against installation of metal detectors following deadly terror attack.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2017, 3:31 PM

Jews ascend Temple Mount - without Waqf escort

For the first time in years, Jews visit Temple Mount without being shadowed by officials from the Jordanian Waqf.David Rosenberg, 7/17/2017, 9:07 AM

Waqf refuses to comply with new security measures

Waqf calls magnometers placed on Temple Mount after terror attack last week 'violation of status quo.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2017, 1:28 PM

Waqf: We have lost control over the Temple Mount

Waqf protests Israeli decision to close Temple Mount in wake of Friday's terror attack during which two Border Policemen murdered.Dalit Halevy, 7/16/2017, 8:01 AM

Temple Mount earth-sifting project will continue

After PM intervenes, it is agreed that sifting project currently in force on the Temple Mount will continue to get funding.Nitsan Keidar, 4/5/2017, 5:27 PM

Fatah: How dare UN Chief speak of Jewish Temple in J'lem?

Fatah leader attacks new UN Chief  António Guterres for saying that the Holy Temple in Jerusalem was "Jewish."Hillel Fendel, 1/30/2017, 4:24 PM

Israeli archaeologist scolded for Temple Mount reference

Eminent Israeli archaeologist nearly ejected from the Temple Mount in Jerusalem for calling it by its name.JTA, 1/4/2017, 3:59 AM

Judge's decision 'encourages Waqf aggression on Temple Mount'

Judge places lenient sentence on Waqf member who attacked Jew and stringent sentence on Jewish victim. Honenu appeals decision.Yoel Domb, 12/29/2016, 3:37 PM

Waqf spews hatred against Israel

Azzam al-Khatib, General Director of the Islamic Waqf in Jerusalem, spewed a flurry of lies and incitement against Israel today.Dalit Halevi, 9/3/2016, 11:37 PM

'The physical violence has got to stop'

Attorney Yisrael Caspi will not stand silent after members of the Waqf assaulted two archaeologists on the Temple Mount yesterdayBenny Toker, 7/28/2016, 6:42 PM

Temple Mount: Waqf appoint 150 more Islamic guards

Preparing for confrontation? After scuppering plans for security cameras on Temple Mount, Waqf ups Islamist presence.Ari Soffer and Yisrael Medad, 4/20/2016, 10:27 AM

Disagreements delay cameras on Temple Mount

Jordanian government and Waqf still disagree with Israel regarding control over Temple Mount cameras.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2016, 10:18 AM

Diplomats Told to Expect Temple Mt. Riots Monday

Foreign Ministry briefs envoys worldwide on how to deal with criticism about riots expected to occur on Sukkot.Nitsan Keidar, 9/27/2015, 4:39 PM

The 'Barbaric' Islamist War on Antiquities

At annual Jerusalem conference, world experts lament ISIS funding war via illegal antiquities trade, Waqf barbaric Temple Mount destruction.Eliran Baruch, 9/4/2015, 2:01 PM

Rabbi: Temple Mount Thugs Boss Police Around

Video filmed on the Temple Mount attests to what right-wing activists have long contended – that police are afraid of Muslim rioters.Yaakov Levi, 7/6/2015, 7:24 PM

Yeshiva Head Expelled from Temple Mount

The head of the Shvut Yisrael Yeshiva in Efrat was booted off the Temple Mount Sunday morning - for the 'crime' of closing his eyes.Moshe Cohen, 5/31/2015, 4:56 PM

'Islamic Brutality on the Temple Mount'

Archaeologist reveals ancient mosaic floor on Dome of Rock from Second Temple days damaged to degree as yet unknown.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 5/26/2015, 9:26 PM

Once Again: Waqf Illegally Digging Up Temple Mount

Jordanian Waqf digs up stone floor under mosque built on top of the sacred areas of the Holy Temples, says it's 'replacing carpets.'Hillel Fendel, 4/13/2015, 6:49 PM

Watch: Waqf Guard Assaults Jew on Temple Mount

Members of Jewish group fuming after Jordanian Waqf guard punches, kicks Jew, and accompanying police do nothing about it.Orli Harari, Ari Yashar, 2/20/2015, 1:48 PM

Sheikh Arrested for Supporting Temple Mount Prayer

Jordanian preacher Sheikh Yassin Al-Ajlouni forced to retract statements, then arrested by authorities.Ari Soffer, 1/1/2015, 4:35 PM

Report: Waqf Building Illegally on Temple Mount

Jordanian Waqf assembles generator on the Mount without permits, architect reveals in special Arutz Sheva interview.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 11/26/2014, 4:21 PM

Destroying History

Denial, disregard - and destruction of evidence of Jewish presence on the Temple Mount has become the Arab way to claim Jerusalem. Eli E. Hertz, 11/12/2014, 6:05 PM

Islamists Angry Over Barkat's Temple Mount Visit

Islamic Waqf says Nir Barkat 'didn't coordinate' his visit with them, as radical groups condemning him for 'storming' the site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2014, 11:01 PM

Jordan Blasts Israel Over Riots on Temple Mount

Jordan condemns the conduct of Israeli security forces who were responding to Arab riots on the Temple Mount.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/8/2014, 10:23 PM

Israel Dismantles Access Ramp to Temple Mount

Access ramp for non-Muslims to Judaism's holiest site torn down in controversial decision to cave to Jordanian pressure.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2014, 4:46 PM

PM Caves to Jordan on Temple Mount Renovations

Second temporary bridge from Western Wall to Temple Mount scrapped after Jordanian royal family objects.Tova Dvorin, 9/3/2014, 5:04 PM

MK Accuses Committee of Giving Hamas Temple Mount

Jewish Home MK attacks own party over recommendations closing Mount to Jews after riots, letting Waqf charge tourists.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 6/24/2014, 9:33 PM

Jewish Youth Arrested on Temple Mount for Praying

Liba Project Director Yehuda Glick tells Arutz Sheva about arrest of 16-year-old on orders of Waqf, after they saw his lips moving.Ari Yashar, 5/7/2014, 11:15 AM

Jews, Tourists Stuck in Line at Temple Mount Gate

Jews were blatantly discriminated against this week as they were forced to stand in line for hours on a visit to the Temple Mount.Yaakov Levi, 5/1/2014, 12:11 PM