Jerusalem Mufti, Abbas End Confrontation over Temple Mount

(Times of Israel) Dov Lieber and Raoul Wootliff - The mufti of Jerusalem, Mohammed Hussein, declared on Thursday that the Muslim boycott of the Temple Mount due to new Israeli security measures has ended, after police removed all infrastructure placed recently at entrances to the site. "Things have returned to what they were, so we will pray in Al-Aqsa," he told Al Arabiya. PA President Mahmoud Abbas issued a statement calling for prayer services to be held in the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

2017-07-27 00:00:00

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