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'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
Ariel Kallner: 'I suggest Jordan not pull the rope too tightly'

Ariel Kallner: 'I suggest Jordan not pull the rope too tightly'

Likud MK Kallner warns: 'Best for Jordan to worry about ensuring sovereignty in its own land.'Yehonatan Gottlieb, 08/07/2020 16:00
Will Jordan rethink its control over the Temple Mount's Waqf?

Will Jordan rethink its control over the Temple Mount's Waqf?

Jordan is under heavy pressure to rebuild the Waqf with different representatives, source says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2020 15:17
Will Saudi Arabia join the Waqf, at Turkey's expense?

Will Saudi Arabia join the Waqf, at Turkey's expense?

Israel, Saudi Arabia, in talks to integrate Saudi representatives into Temple Mount Waqf, Saudi official confirms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/06/2020 09:11
Waqf threatens to reopen Al Aqsa during coronavirus, blame Israel for consequences

Waqf threatens to reopen Al Aqsa during coronavirus, blame Israel for consequences

Waqf threatens to reopen Al Aqsa, says Israel will bear responsibility for consequences of decision to reopen before end of outbreak.Dalit Halevi, 12/05/2020 09:54
Islamic Waqf takes advantage of Temple Mount closure to conduct digs

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, 01/04/2020 12:17
Status quo violations on Temple Mount continue

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, 08/07/2019 13:49
The ancients said Jerusalem Is Jewish, So why doesn’t everyone?

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, 04/06/2019 07:41
'Police ignore court rulings on Temple Mount'

'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, 25/04/2019 16:01
Waqf ordered to pay NIS 10,000 to youth attacked on Temple Mount

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, 24/03/2019 14:57
Waqf: Firebomb incident on Temple Mount was fabricated

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, 13/03/2019 05:35
Waqf vows to disobey court ruling

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, 05/03/2019 21:34
'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
PA blames Israel for Waqf violence

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, 15/01/2019 01:30
'Send Waqf back to Jordan'

'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, 23/10/2018 18:55
The Temple Mount - in their hands

The Temple Mount - in their hands

Visiting the Temple Mount is like travelling to an oppressive, third world country. Tom Nisani, 05/10/2018 14:59
Waqf: We won't accompany Jews on Temple Mount

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, 16/09/2018 09:48
Teen removed from Temple Mount for silent prayer

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, 08/08/2018 17:16
Trump peace plan delayed as Jordan balks at replacing PLO

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, 24/06/2018 09:10
The Islamic response to the US embassy move to Jerusalem

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, 02/05/2018 22:47
Cave of the Patriarchs floods with rainwater

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, 07/01/2018 00:12
Waqf employee sued for assaulting Jew on Temple Mount

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, 27/10/2017 09:56
Waqf: Temple Mount is exclusively for Muslims

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, 05/10/2017 23:44
Jordanian King donates $1.4 million to Waqf

Jordanian King donates $1.4 million to Waqf

King Abdullah announces large donation to Jordanian trust responsible for unrest over Temple Mount.Gary Willig, 02/08/2017 19:26
Israel caught in a trap of its own making

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, 31/07/2017 09:10
Waqf again monitoring Jewish visitors to Temple Mount

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, 30/07/2017 11:27
Mufti permits Muslim prayer on Temple Mount

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, 27/07/2017 11:42
'Sever the connection between Jordan and the Temple Mount'

'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, 25/07/2017 10:12
Report: Waqf opposed to new agreement

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, 25/07/2017 09:08
Opposition MK: Every country on earth would have done the same

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, 23/07/2017 00:27
Watch: Muslims begin returning to Temple Mount

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, 19/07/2017 17:14
Jews flocking to Temple Mount after Waqf abandons site

Jews flocking to Temple Mount after Waqf abandons site

Waqf disappearance from Temple Mount in protest allows Jews to visit without harassment.Mordechai Sones, 18/07/2017 21:12
Muslims avoid Temple Mount

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, 17/07/2017 15:31
Jews ascend Temple Mount - without Waqf escort

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, 17/07/2017 09:07
Waqf refuses to comply with new security measures

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, 16/07/2017 13:28
Waqf: We have lost control over the Temple Mount

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, 16/07/2017 08:01
Temple Mount earth-sifting project will continue

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, 05/04/2017 17:27
Fatah: How dare UN Chief speak of Jewish Temple in J'lem?

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, 30/01/2017 16:24
Israeli archaeologist scolded for Temple Mount reference

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, 04/01/2017 03:59
Judge's decision 'encourages Waqf aggression on Temple Mount'

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, 29/12/2016 15:37
Waqf spews hatred against Israel

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, 03/09/2016 23:37
'The physical violence has got to stop'

'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, 28/07/2016 18:42
Temple Mount: Waqf appoint 150 more Islamic guards

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, 20/04/2016 10:27
Disagreements delay cameras on Temple Mount

Disagreements delay cameras on Temple Mount

Jordanian government and Waqf still disagree with Israel regarding control over Temple Mount cameras.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/02/2016 10:18
Diplomats Told to Expect Temple Mt. Riots Monday

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, 27/09/2015 16:39
The 'Barbaric' Islamist War on Antiquities

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, 04/09/2015 14:01
Rabbi: Temple Mount Thugs Boss Police Around

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, 06/07/2015 19:24
Yeshiva Head Expelled from Temple Mount

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, 31/05/2015 16:56
'Islamic Brutality on the Temple Mount'

'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, 26/05/2015 21:26
Once Again: Waqf Illegally Digging Up Temple Mount

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, 13/04/2015 18:49
Watch: Waqf Guard Assaults Jew on Temple Mount

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, 20/02/2015 13:48
Sheikh Arrested for Supporting Temple Mount Prayer

Sheikh Arrested for Supporting Temple Mount Prayer

Jordanian preacher Sheikh Yassin Al-Ajlouni forced to retract statements, then arrested by authorities.Ari Soffer, 01/01/2015 16:35
Report: Waqf Building Illegally on Temple Mount

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, 26/11/2014 16:21
Destroying History

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, 12/11/2014 18:05
Islamists Angry Over Barkat's Temple Mount Visit

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, 28/10/2014 23:01
Jordan Blasts Israel Over Riots on Temple Mount

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, 08/10/2014 22:23