1,679 religious extremists storm the Al-Aqsa Mosque

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs announced today that 551 settlers and extremists stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque on the third day of the Jewish Passover holiday.

The statement added that the number of extremist settlers who stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque today, Thursday, rose to 1,679.

The Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates on Thursday condemned the decision of the ‘Israeli’ police to allow the extremist settlers to storm the Al-Aqsa Mosque / Al-Haram Al-Sharif and engage in provocative religious practices who violate its sanctity.

The ministry also condemned in a statement the restrictions imposed on worshipers’ access to Al-Haram Al-Sharif, which constitutes a violation of the historical and legal status quo therein and a violation of the sanctity of holy places.

Ministry spokesman Sufian Al-Qudah urged “Israel,” as the occupying power, to cease all practices and violations against the mosque and to respect its sanctity.

He warned against the continuation of these violations and stressed the need to maintain sole authority over the Jerusalem Waqf and the affairs of Al-Aqsa Mosque/Al-Haram Al-Sharif, under the Jordanian Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs. to respect. responsible for managing the affairs of Al-Aqsa Mosque/Al-Haram Al-Sharif and regulating access to it.

Al-Qudah also warned against the Israeli occupation authorities’ continued efforts to impose targeted measures to control worshipers’ access to Al-Aqsa Mosque/Al-Haram Al-Sharif, stressing the need to ensure free and unrestricted access to this end, as it is in its entirety a purely Islamic place of worship, covering an area of ​​144 dunams.

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