Al-Aqsa Mosque staff face Israeli harassment, minister states

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AMMAN — The Minister of Awqaf Islamic Affairs and Holy Places Mohammad Khalaileh, remarked on Monday that employees of Al-Aqsa Mosque are consistently subject to arrests, deportations, beatings, and harassment by Israeli occupation forces.اضافة اعلان

During a meeting with the Palestinian Parliamentary Committee, Khalaileh added that the Israeli assaults on Islamic and Christian holy sites continue, Al-Mamlaka TV reported. He noted that incursions into Al-Aqsa Mosque persist, and the number of Israeli extremists is on the rise. This is coupled with the emergence of previously unseen worship rituals.

He pointed out that these incursions and harassments, shielded by Israeli police, sometimes taint the sanctity of Al-Aqsa Mosque from within. Meanwhile, he revealed that the Jerusalem Awqaf employs around 850 individuals, including guards, workers, imams, and preachers.

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