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Sheikh who praised beheading of French teacher banned from Temple Mount

Sheikh who praised beheading of French teacher banned from Temple Mount

Sheikh Issam Amira banned from Temple Mount after calling beheading of French teacher a 'great honor' in sermon at Al-Aqsa Mosque.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2020 12:38
Arabs rally in Jerusalem against Macron

Arabs rally in Jerusalem against Macron

Thousands of Palestinian Arabs rally in Old City against French President's defense of the right to publish Mohammed cartoons.Elad Benari, Canada, 30/10/2020 20:40
PA Mufti prohibits visits to Al-Aqsa

PA Mufti prohibits visits to Al-Aqsa

Mufti of Palestinian Authority forbids Muslims from visiting Al-Aqsa Mosque if they rely on agreement between Israel and the UAE.Dalit Halevi, 18/08/2020 06:04
Radical cleric: Al-Aqsa will return to Muslims

Radical cleric: Al-Aqsa will return to Muslims

Sheikh Raed Salah says that the renewal of prayer in Turkey's Hagia Sophia is a sign that Al-Aqsa will return to the Muslims.Dalit Halevi, 05/08/2020 06:24
Islamic presence on the Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av

Islamic presence on the Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av

Senior PA official calls for increased Muslim presence in the Al-Aqsa Mosque to prevent Jews from entering the Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av.Dalit Halevi, 29/07/2020 05:59
Al-Aqsa director: The site will remain Islamic

Al-Aqsa director: The site will remain Islamic

Director of Al-Aqsa Mosque says that the Muslim residents of Jerusalem will fight to maintain the city's integrity.Dalit Halevi, 23/07/2020 06:33
'Al-Aqsa is not subject to Israeli law'

'Al-Aqsa is not subject to Israeli law'

Senior Waqf official: We're responsible for the Al-Aqsa Mosque and are subordinate to the Jordanian Ministry of Endowments.Dalit Halevi, 20/07/2020 06:41
Al Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount to reopen

Al Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount to reopen

Temple Mount mosque to reopen, after being closed for the first time in over 50 years, as a result of coronavirus pandemic.AFP, 19/05/2020 14:27
Jordan urges pressure on Israel over Al-Aqsa

Jordan urges pressure on Israel over Al-Aqsa

Jordan’s Foreign Minister meets EU ambassadors, calls on international community to pressure Israel to stop “violations” against Al-Aqsa.Elad Benari, 19/08/2019 06:41
Jordan: Israel violating 'sanctity of Al-Aqsa'

Jordan: Israel violating 'sanctity of Al-Aqsa'

Jordanian Foreign Minister condemns Israel following violent clashes on Temple Mount.Elad Benari, 12/08/2019 05:03
PA: Israel to blame for violence on Temple Mount

PA: Israel to blame for violence on Temple Mount

Abbas' spokesman accuses Israel of "a major provocation" following clashes between Muslims and police on Temple Mount.Dalit Halevi, 12/08/2019 00:02
Incitement to violence against Jews on Temple Mount

Incitement to violence against Jews on Temple Mount

Arab public in Jerusalem called to prevent Jews from entering the Temple Mount.Dalit Halevi, 09/08/2019 05:40
PA: Israel trying to build the Temple

PA: Israel trying to build the Temple

PA official claims that Israeli activity around the Al-Aqsa Mosque is part of a plan to "rebuild the Temple."Dalit Halevi, 08/08/2019 05:40
PLO: Israel's policy in Jerusalem will lead to 'explosion'

PLO: Israel's policy in Jerusalem will lead to 'explosion'

PLO official accuses Israel of desecrating holy places and implementing a policy meant to "Judaize" eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 10/07/2019 04:43
PA: Pilgrims' Road is ours

PA: Pilgrims' Road is ours

PA's "religious endowments ministry" claims Israeli officials desecrated holy sites of Islam in 90 incidents this past month.Dalit Halevi, 08/07/2019 05:00
Jordanian lawmakers: Expel the Israeli ambassador

Jordanian lawmakers: Expel the Israeli ambassador

Jordanian parliamentarians call to expel Israeli ambassador following Israeli court ruling on Temple Mount.Elad Benari, 19/03/2019 06:09
PA Mufti: Al-Aqsa belongs only to Muslims

PA Mufti: Al-Aqsa belongs only to Muslims

Grand Mufti of Al-Quds and "Palestine" denies right of Jews to worship on Temple Mount, claims it is an Islamic religious site.Dalit Halevi, 13/03/2019 03:30
'Break into the Golden Gate and remove the Arabs'

'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, 01/03/2019 04:33
Jordan backs Waqf activities on Temple Mount

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, 28/02/2019 05:37
Watch: Arabs force their way through Golden Gate

Watch: Arabs force their way through Golden Gate

Hundreds of Arabs force their way through gate closed for 16 years.Ido Ben Porat, 22/02/2019 14:58
Arabs gather outside closed Temple Mount gate

Arabs gather outside closed Temple Mount gate

Jerusalem Arabs pray near Gate of Mercy to protest its continued closure by Israeli authorities.Dalit Halevi, 22/02/2019 03:03
Fatah: Israel 'playing with fire' on Temple Mount

Fatah: Israel 'playing with fire' on Temple Mount

Fatah threatens violence if Israel does not open a gate leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque.Dalit Halevi, 20/02/2019 06:41
PA accuses Israel of establishing facts in Jerusalem

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.Dalit Halevi, 18/01/2019 05:11
PA urges ICC to investigate Israel

PA urges ICC to investigate Israel

PA foreign affairs bureau calls on International Criminal Court to investigate "settler crimes".Dalit Halevi, 07/09/2018 05:32
'Jews have no right to pray on Temple Mount'

'Jews have no right to pray on Temple Mount'

PA organizations denounce U.S. decision to stop financial assistance, call it "insolent extortion."Dalit Halevi, 27/08/2018 05:43
Hamas: The goal is to 'liberate' Jerusalem

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.Dalit Halevy, 21/08/2018 10:25
Jordan angry after Israel police respond to Al-Aqsa riots

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.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/07/2018 22:38
PA: Western Wall is part of Al-Aqsa

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.Dalit Halevi, 24/07/2018 04:46
PA Mufti warns of religious war over Jerusalem

PA Mufti warns of religious war over Jerusalem

Grand Mufti of "Palestine" claims "settlers" are breaking into the Al-Aqsa Mosque.Dalit Halevi, 23/07/2018 04:34
PA Mufti: Visit Al-Aqsa

PA Mufti: Visit Al-Aqsa

Head of Supreme Muslim Council accuses Israel of trying to remove the Arab presence from Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 16/07/2018 04:15
Abbas adviser: Israel's methods like those of the Nazis

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".Elad Benari, 06/07/2018 06:45
Oman's foreign minister visits Al-Aqsa

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/02/2018 02:36
Sheikh on Temple Mount: Arab countries should fund UNRWA

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.Dalit Halevy, 04/02/2018 14:30
Are Negev Bedouin radicalizing?

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/01/2018 10:41
PA outraged over lamp in the Cave of the Patriarchs

PA outraged over lamp in the Cave of the Patriarchs

PA claims that Israel acted against Islam in Jerusalem and Hevron.Dalit Halevi, 04/01/2018 01:09
Mufti of Egypt: Defend Jerusalem

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.Dalit Halevi, 24/12/2017 05:01
PA opposes Jews' visits to Temple Mount

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.Dalit Halevi, 27/11/2017 04:36
Al-Aqsa imam outraged over security cameras

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.Dalit Halevi, 10/11/2017 03:07
'Israelis are waging a war on Al-Aqsa'

'Israelis are waging a war on Al-Aqsa'

Al-Aqsa imam accuses Jewish "extremists" of trying to achieve Israeli sovereignty over the mosque.Dalit Halevi, 15/10/2017 04:05
Jordan: Jews on Temple Mount are a 'provocation' to Muslims

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.Dalit Halevi, 13/10/2017 08:08
'We will redeem Jerusalem, Rome, and India'

'We will redeem Jerusalem, Rome, and India'

Al-Aqsa preacher promises to take revenge on 'heretics,' crush all those who oppose Islam.Dalit Halevi, 14/09/2017 10:11
Jordan blasts MKs for visiting Temple Mount

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.Ben Ariel, 30/08/2017 03:06
'We will not give up one grain of Al-Aqsa'

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

Supreme Islamic Council in Jerusalem denies any Jewish connection to the Temple Mount.Dalit Halevi, 22/08/2017 05:06
Al-Aqsa preacher: Muslims have 'exclusive right' to Jerusalem

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

Al-Aqsa preacher says Jerusalem will remain the key to peace and war.Dalit Halevi, 13/08/2017 06:05
Abbas welcomes youth role in fight for Al-Aqsa

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.Dalit Halevi, 11/08/2017 04:14
PA fears Israel will build 'imaginary Temple'

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.Dalit Halevi, 10/08/2017 05:12
Iran's Zarif to attend conference on Jerusalem

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.Elad Benari, 01/08/2017 06:15
'Removal of metal detectors could hurt us down the road'

'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.Benny Tocker, 28/07/2017 06:15
'Al-Aqsa agreement betrays Allah'

'Al-Aqsa agreement betrays Allah'

Radical Sheikh Raed Salah rules out any agreement with Israel which recognizes its presence at the Al-Aqsa Mosque.Dalit Halevi, 28/07/2017 05:43
Nasrallah welcomes Al-Aqsa 'victory'

Nasrallah welcomes Al-Aqsa 'victory'

Hezbollah leader praises Arabs for defending Al-Aqsa Mosque and causing Israel to remove the security measures.Elad Benari, 27/07/2017 06:15
UN chief urges Israel to show 'restraint'

UN chief urges Israel to show 'restraint'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expresses concern over tensions in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 27/07/2017 04:16
Jordanian King, Abbas discuss Al-Aqsa

Jordanian King, Abbas discuss Al-Aqsa

Jordan's King Abdullah II speaks with PA chairman, stresses the importance of calming tensions.Ben Ariel, 27/07/2017 03:14
Israel removes security installations at Temple Mount

Israel removes security installations at Temple Mount

In accordance with Waqf demands, Israel removes railings and scaffolding from entrance to Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2017 02:09
UN envoy: End Temple Mount crisis by Friday

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.Elad Benari, 25/07/2017 02:12
Jordan's Foreign Minister: Remove the metal detectors

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”.Elad Benari, 24/07/2017 06:13
Gaza factions warn Israel over Temple Mount 'aggression'

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.Elad Benari, 19/07/2017 05:44
PA leader warns Israel over Al-Aqsa

PA leader warns Israel over Al-Aqsa

PA leader Rami Hamdallah blames Israel for escalation in Jerusalem, warns of "grave consequences".Elad Benari, 19/07/2017 03:45