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Israel holds a senior Waqf official shortly, forbidden by Al-Aqsa | Palestinian news

Israeli police have briefly held the head of the Islamic government, which watches the Muslim sacred places in Jerusalem on Sunday after recent protests there.

Jordanian Islamic Affairs Minister Abdul Nasser Abul al-Basal said Israeli action is a "dangerous and unacceptable escalation" affecting the role of Jordan as custodian of the Muslim holy places in Jerusalem, according to the Petra news agency. 19659004] Israeli police confirmed the detention on Sunday, and later said the police had released Salahab and forbade him to enter the site for a week.

Friday, Palestinian protesters moved to part of the Al-Aqsa Mosque complex, Israel shut down in 2003 because it was home to an inheritance organization allegedly linked to an armed group.

Israeli police accused Baghdad, the Islamic authorities. that he controlled the composition, trying to change the status quo of the sensitive object by gathering in the closed area last week.

Israeli police reported that the gathered people were scattered peacefully after the prayers.

Tensions in the sanctuary escalate the last days with similar protests, turning into fighting with the police. Since then, police have arrested 60 Palestinians suspected of "causing anxiety" and "incitement to violence."

The controversial site honored by the Jews as the Temple Hill and by the Muslims like al-Haram al-Sharif is the basis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

The union is the third most holy place in Islam after Mecca and Medina , and is the most sacred place for the Jews.

Wakf's employees told the Israeli daily Haaretz that the Salhab arrest was unusual. [if] Twenty years ago [if] the police wanted to question the Muslims, they would call and invite him, but coming home to a 75-year-old in this way in the "The arrest came after the Palestinians prayed for the first time in 1

6 years on the territory of the Al-Rahma Gate, located in the occupied Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem."

19659003] This is a corridor of gates and a staircase leading to a hall closed by Israeli power the Israeli authorities closed the area in 2003. An Israeli court upheld the order of closure in 2017.

The Israeli authorities closed the area in 2003, ] But on Friday, the agency for religious donations, a Jordanian-led agency tasked with overseeing Muslim and Christian sites in East Jerusalem, announced the reopening of the mosque.

Salhab opened the doors of the hall, and pilgrims held Friday prayers there. trying to change the status quo of the sensitive site calling in the closed area

Last week, the Israeli authorities closed the Al-Rahma Gate, preventing hundreds of Palestinian pilgrims from entering the sacred Al-Aqsa Mosque complex

Earlier Friday, Israeli police arrested 60 people before Friday's prayers in the complex amid a week of tension related to access to the corner of the mosque complex.

Al Jazeera and news agencies

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