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News and updates about Al-Aqsa Mosque

'Break into the Golden Gate and remove the Arabs'

Archaeologist Tzachi Dvira urges government not to surrender to rioting Arabs on the Temple Mount.

'Break into the Golden Gate and remove the Arabs'

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.

Jordan backs Waqf activities on Temple Mount

Watch: Arabs force their way through Golden Gate

Hundreds of Arabs force their way through gate closed for 16 years.

Watch: Arabs force their way through Golden Gate

Arabs gather outside closed Temple Mount gate

Jerusalem Arabs pray near Gate of Mercy to protest its continued closure by Israeli authorities.

Arabs gather outside closed Temple Mount gate

Fatah: Israel 'playing with fire' on Temple Mount

Fatah threatens violence if Israel does not open a gate leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Fatah: Israel 'playing with fire' on Temple Mount

PA accuses Israel of establishing facts in Jerusalem

Islamic organizations in Jerusalem demand that Israel remove the support it placed in the wall adjacent to the Temple Mount.

PA accuses Israel of establishing facts in Jerusalem

PA urges ICC to investigate Israel

PA foreign affairs bureau calls on International Criminal Court to investigate "settler crimes".

PA urges ICC to investigate Israel

'Jews have no right to pray on Temple Mount'

PA organizations denounce U.S. decision to stop financial assistance, call it "insolent extortion."

'Jews have no right to pray on Temple Mount'

Hamas: The goal is to 'liberate' Jerusalem

Hamas terror group says main goal of conflict with Israel is to 'liberate Palestine ' - Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque first and foremost.

Hamas: The goal is to 'liberate' Jerusalem

Jordan angry after Israel police respond to Al-Aqsa riots

Jordan blasts Israeli "provocations" after police close gates to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque compound when worshipers clash with officers.

Jordan angry after Israel police respond to Al-Aqsa riots

PA: Western Wall is part of Al-Aqsa

PA religious leaders deny the Jewish connection to the Western Wall and claim that it is an Islamic site.

PA: Western Wall is part of Al-Aqsa

PA Mufti warns of religious war over Jerusalem

Grand Mufti of "Palestine" claims "settlers" are breaking into the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

PA Mufti warns of religious war over Jerusalem

PA Mufti: Visit Al-Aqsa

Head of Supreme Muslim Council accuses Israel of trying to remove the Arab presence from Jerusalem.

PA Mufti: Visit Al-Aqsa

Abbas adviser: Israel's methods like those of the Nazis

PA chairman's adviser Mahmoud Al-Habbash says Israel's restrictions on entry to Al-Aqsa Mosque are "Israeli Zionist Inquisition".

Abbas adviser: Israel's methods like those of the Nazis

Oman's foreign minister visits Al-Aqsa

Yusuf bin Alawi, Omani minister in charge of foreign affairs, makes rare visit by an Arab official to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.

Oman's foreign minister visits Al-Aqsa

Sheikh on Temple Mount: Arab countries should fund UNRWA

Muslim preacher says that, according to Islamic law, the 'Palestinian right of return' passes from one generation to the next.

Sheikh on Temple Mount: Arab countries should fund UNRWA

Are Negev Bedouin radicalizing?

Bedouin citizens in Israel's south are placing stone plaques with image of Al-Aqsa mosque on the sides of their homes.

Are Negev Bedouin radicalizing?

PA outraged over lamp in the Cave of the Patriarchs

PA claims that Israel acted against Islam in Jerusalem and Hevron.

PA outraged over lamp in the Cave of the Patriarchs

Mufti of Egypt: Defend Jerusalem

Egypt's Grand Mufti claims Jerusalem is at the center of the Qur'an and is considered a heritage that must be protected.

Mufti of Egypt: Defend Jerusalem

PA opposes Jews' visits to Temple Mount

PA news site publishes data on "break-ins" by Jews to Temple Mount compound, which PA says is a Muslim site only.

PA opposes Jews' visits to Temple Mount

Al-Aqsa imam outraged over security cameras

Imam of the Al-Aqsa Mosque: All the "occupation's" measures have no merit, because the site belongs only to Muslims.

Al-Aqsa imam outraged over security cameras

'Israelis are waging a war on Al-Aqsa'

Al-Aqsa imam accuses Jewish "extremists" of trying to achieve Israeli sovereignty over the mosque.

'Israelis are waging a war on Al-Aqsa'

Jordan: Jews on Temple Mount are a 'provocation' to Muslims

Jordanian minister claims Jews visiting Temple Mount 'harm' Al-Aqsa mosque, 'provoke' Muslims around the world.

Jordan: Jews on Temple Mount are a 'provocation' to Muslims

'We will redeem Jerusalem, Rome, and India'

Al-Aqsa preacher promises to take revenge on 'heretics,' crush all those who oppose Islam.

'We will redeem Jerusalem, Rome, and India'

Jordan blasts MKs for visiting Temple Mount

Jordanian government accuses MKs of "breaking into" Temple Mount when they visited the compound as part of a police pilot program.

Jordan blasts MKs for visiting Temple Mount

'We will not give up one grain of Al-Aqsa'

Supreme Islamic Council in Jerusalem denies any Jewish connection to the Temple Mount.

'We will not give up one grain of Al-Aqsa'

Al-Aqsa preacher: Muslims have 'exclusive right' to Jerusalem

Al-Aqsa preacher says Jerusalem will remain the key to peace and war.

Al-Aqsa preacher: Muslims have 'exclusive right' to Jerusalem

Abbas welcomes youth role in fight for Al-Aqsa

PA chairman vows to continue struggle until the young generation can raise the flag of the State of Palestine on the walls of Al-Quds.

Abbas welcomes youth role in fight for Al-Aqsa

PA fears Israel will build 'imaginary Temple'

Senior Abbas aide warns against Israeli plans to Judaize Al-Aqsa in order to replace it with a Temple.

PA fears Israel will build 'imaginary Temple'

Iran's Zarif to attend conference on Jerusalem

Iran’s Foreign Minister set to attend conference in Istanbul dealing with Israel’s actions in Jerusalem.

Iran's Zarif to attend conference on Jerusalem

'Removal of metal detectors could hurt us down the road'

Deputy Defense Minister says Israel is perceived as weak for caving on Temple Mount security.

'Removal of metal detectors could hurt us down the road'

'Al-Aqsa agreement betrays Allah'

Radical Sheikh Raed Salah rules out any agreement with Israel which recognizes its presence at the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

'Al-Aqsa agreement betrays Allah'

Nasrallah welcomes Al-Aqsa 'victory'

Hezbollah leader praises Arabs for defending Al-Aqsa Mosque and causing Israel to remove the security measures.

Nasrallah welcomes Al-Aqsa 'victory'

UN chief urges Israel to show 'restraint'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expresses concern over tensions in Jerusalem.

UN chief urges Israel to show 'restraint'

Jordanian King, Abbas discuss Al-Aqsa

Jordan's King Abdullah II speaks with PA chairman, stresses the importance of calming tensions.

Jordanian King, Abbas discuss Al-Aqsa

Israel removes security installations at Temple Mount

In accordance with Waqf demands, Israel removes railings and scaffolding from entrance to Temple Mount.

Israel removes security installations at Temple Mount

UN envoy: End Temple Mount crisis by Friday

Nickolay Mladenov warns of an escalation unless the crisis over Israeli security measures at the Temple Mount isn't resolved by Friday.

UN envoy: End Temple Mount crisis by Friday

Jordan's Foreign Minister: Remove the metal detectors

Jordan's Foreign Minister demands that Israel remove the metal detectors on the Temple Mount and “respect the status quo”.

Jordan's Foreign Minister: Remove the metal detectors

Gaza factions warn Israel over Temple Mount 'aggression'

Heads of Gaza factions blast Israel's "aggression" on Al-Aqsa, vow to have the upper hand.

Gaza factions warn Israel over Temple Mount 'aggression'

PA leader warns Israel over Al-Aqsa

PA leader Rami Hamdallah blames Israel for escalation in Jerusalem, warns of "grave consequences".

PA leader warns Israel over Al-Aqsa

Hamas, Islamic Jihad call for escalation of 'intifada'

Hamas and Islamic Jihad call for more attacks and for mass demonstrations against Israel abroad.

Hamas, Islamic Jihad call for escalation of 'intifada'

Abbas advisor:

'Al-Aqsa must be returned to Palestinian hands'

Senior PA official warns of an escalation following Israel's security measures on the Temple Mount.

'Al-Aqsa must be returned to Palestinian hands'

Turkey’s Deputy PM blasts Israel for closing Temple Mount

Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister says two-day closure of the Temple Mount was "crime against humanity."

Turkey’s Deputy PM blasts Israel for closing Temple Mount

Fatah official: Western Wall must be under Israeli sovereignty

Fatah official says Israel should retain sovereignty over Western Wall - but Arabs must have control over Temple Mount.

Fatah official: Western Wall must be under Israeli sovereignty

Al-Aqsa imam: Don't sell land to Jews

The imam of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem warns PA Arabs against selling land to Jews and Jewish organizations in the Old City.

Al-Aqsa imam: Don't sell land to Jews

Erdogan calls on Muslims to 'protect Jerusalem'

Turkish President urges all Muslims to “defend the Palestinian cause” and protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque from "Israeli discrimination".

Erdogan calls on Muslims to 'protect Jerusalem'

Watch: Palestinian cleric calls for use of nukes against Jews

A Palestinian Arab cleric from Al-Aqsa recently urged Muslims to use nuclear weapons to "eliminate the state of the Jews."

Watch: Palestinian cleric calls for use of nukes against Jews

Jordanian official: Israel can't tell mosques what to do

Jordanian official criticizes the “muezzin law”, says the "Israeli occupation" cannot force mosques in Jerusalem to stop the call to prayer.

Jordanian official: Israel can't tell mosques what to do

Al-Aqsa preacher: If you don't like the muezzin, leave

Imam of the Al-Aqsa Mosque blasts proposed Israeli law that would prohibit mosques from using loudspeakers.

Al-Aqsa preacher: If you don't like the muezzin, leave

Radical cleric: We won't give up Al-Aqsa

From his jail cell, Sheikh Raed Salah accuses Israel of falsifying history.

Radical cleric: We won't give up Al-Aqsa

PA Mufti: Every centimeter of Jerusalem is Islamic

Palestinian mufti calls on the Palestinian people and residents of Jerusalem to gather around the Al-Aqsa Mosque and protect it.

PA Mufti: Every centimeter of Jerusalem is Islamic

Cleric calls to conquer Al-Aqsa, forbids partnership with Jews

Muslim cleric Sheikh Ismail Nawahada spoke to the masses at Al-Aqsa mosque on Friday, calling for the capture of Jerusalem by Arab nations.

Cleric calls to conquer Al-Aqsa, forbids partnership with Jews

PA: There's no proof of Jewish existence in Jerusalem

PA minister insists Israel's archaeological excavations have failed to find proof of an ancient Jewish existence in Jerusalem.

PA: There's no proof of Jewish existence in Jerusalem

Egypt joins in condemnation of Israel over Temple Mount

Egyptian Foreign Ministry joins Jordan in condemning Israel for permitting Jews to enter the Temple Mount.

Egypt joins in condemnation of Israel over Temple Mount

Haniyeh: One day we'll pray at the liberated Al-Aqsa Mosque

Deputy Hamas leader says the group has the capabilities to thwart any diplomatic initiatives.

Haniyeh: One day we'll pray at the liberated Al-Aqsa Mosque

Arab MKs to defy Netanyahu, visit Temple Mount

Arab MKs declare they will visit the Al-Aqsa Mosque during Ramadan, ignoring PM's orders not to do so.

Arab MKs to defy Netanyahu, visit Temple Mount

‘Jews invented the Temple Mount lie’

Organization representing Palestinian religious leaders praises the UNESCO denial of Jewish ties to the Temple Mount.

‘Jews invented the Temple Mount lie’

Jordan warns Israel: ‘Consequences’ of Temple Mount ‘violations’

Jordanian government calls for Israel to deny visits by ‘settlers’ during Passover holiday.

Jordan warns Israel: ‘Consequences’ of Temple Mount ‘violations’

Islamic Leader: Netanyahu will break into Al-Aqsa

Islamic movement leader accuses Israel of trying to take over Al-Aqsa Mosque during the Passover holiday.

Islamic Leader: Netanyahu will break into Al-Aqsa

PA calls on Arabs to 'protect' the Al-Aqsa Mosque

PA claims Israel is trying to “Judaize” the Al-Aqsa Mosque, calls on Palestinian Arabs to arrive en masse at the compound.

PA calls on Arabs to 'protect' the Al-Aqsa Mosque