Director Normal of the Endowment and Islamic Affairs Division of the Holy Al-Aqsa Mosque, Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, described 2022 because the worst and highest yr when it comes to violations by the Israeli occupation and settlers extremists of the Holy Mosque.
Al-Khatib mentioned in an announcement yesterday, Thursday, that “the depth and tempo of raids have elevated over the course of this yr, bringing the overall variety of Jewish extremists who've stormed from the facet of the Mughrabi Gate from the Blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque to 48,238 extremists.”
Al-Khatib defined that the violations dedicated by the occupation authorities in opposition to the holy Al-Aqsa Mosque didn't cease with the militarization of the squares and the transformation of the mosque into navy barracks.
He identified that the unprecedented provocative actions included prayers, prostrations and the efficiency of public Talmudic rituals, chanting, chanting and dancing contained in the courtyards, along with elevating Israeli flags inside. Al-Aqsa Mosque courtyards on Jewish events and holidays. throughout this yr.
Violations dedicated on the Al-Aqsa Mosque through the yr – in accordance with the Endowments Division assertion – “in gentle of the harmful and fast developments carried out by far-right Israeli governments which can result in the outbreak of a non secular battle within the area and on this planet.
Al-Khatib reaffirmed that the Al-Aqsa Mosque, with its space of 144 dunums and all its options and amenities above and beneath floor, is solely for Muslims around the globe and doesn't settle for division or partnership, regardless of all makes an attempt to change the prevailing spiritual, historic and authorized scenario.
The Division of Islamic Endowments in Jerusalem is affiliated with the Jordanian Ministry of Endowments and is liable for managing the affairs of Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Since 2003, Israel has unilaterally determined to permit settlers to storm the Al-Aqsa Mosque, guarded by the Israeli occupation police, regardless of the objections of the Islamic Endowment. Jews have been allowed to go to the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, however they weren't allowed to carry out prayers there.
Palestinian officers worry an escalation of tensions in Al-Aqsa Mosque with the formation of Israel's new right-wing authorities led by Benjamin Netanyahu.