Is Israel changing the status quo around al-Aqsa?:

World leaders are demanding Israel honour the status quo that governs the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem. They fear new security restrictions imposed by Israel could trigger unrest across the occupied territory. The state of Jordan has been the custodian of all Muslim and Christian sites in Jerusalem since 1994. And Israel’s recent security measures […]

‘Israeli restrictions at Al-Aqsa unacceptable’:

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday discussed growing tensions in Jerusalem with Palestinian and Israeli presidents, following the new Israeli restrictions on Palestinians’ entry into Al-Aqsa Mosque. Erdogan called President Mahmoud Abbas early Thursday morning, according to sources from the Turkish president’s office, and expressed his concerns […]