Israel plans to extract power from Awqaf in Jerusalem

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AMMAN — The Islamic Christian Committee to Defend Jerusalem and the Holy Sites warned of an Israeli plan to undermine the authority of the Islamic Awqaf in Jerusalem and violate the Hashemite custodianship of Al-Aqsa mosque, according to a statement. اضافة اعلان

The committee stated on Monday that Israeli occupation forces’ obstruction of the Islamic Awqaf ‘s functions reached unacceptable levels, and seriously threatens its powers as the body with exclusive responsibility for the management and maintenance of Al-Aqsa mosque. It said the Awqaf’s authority stems from the legal, political, and religious legitimacy of the Hashemite custodianship of Muslim and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem.

The committee confirmed that the obstruction of renovations inside the mosque and the ongoing attacks on the staff of the reconstruction commission by Israeli forces, in addition to the increasing wave of daily incursions by settlers who carry out various forms of violations against the sanctity of the mosque is a very clear and strong indicator of the Israeli establishment’s objective is to alter the historical, legal, and religious status of Al-Aqsa mosque.

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