According to Arab media, rain damage led to the collapse of sections of the floor inside the Aqsa Mosque’s Marwani prayer building on the Temple Mount.
The Al-Aqsa Fund is affiliated with the Islamic Movement, whose southern branch is represented by the Ra’am party, a member of the government. Ra’am chairman Mansour Abbas is also the deputy chairman of the Southern Branch of the Islamic Movement.
The fatwa seems to answer a tweet posted by UAE journalist Hassan Sajwani who, in response to the announcement of a possible peace agreement, expressed joy at the prospect of visiting the Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
The Trump administration is planning to unveil its peace plan in the coming months, and administration officials have said that both sides will need to compromise. That doesn’t sit so well with the Islamic Movement in Israel.
A commander from Al Aqsa Martyr Brigade rocket unit killed in a work-related explosion along with his 13-year-old son.
‘The US policy is absolutely clear: we support the status quo on the Haram al-Sharif/Temple Mount,’ the US embassy stated in response to the incident.
On Thursday, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jews will be entirely excluded from the Temple Mount due to a Muslim holiday marking Muhammad’s miraculous overnight journey on ‘Al-Buraq,’ a mythical winged horse.
“I will do what’s never been done before for the sake of the al Aqsa Mosque, so that the Jews will know who I am – a Muslim, an Arab, a Palestinian.”
Abbas’s Fatah Party also for its supporters to continue holding prayers outside the Temple Mount compound and to “escalate the struggle” for al-Aqsa.
“Some people are trying to re-write history in order to strengthen their mistaken claim to legitimacy over the occupied al-Buraq Wall (the Western Wall), which Muslims demand to be returned to our sovereignty.”