Jordanian Minister, “Israel must cease all such acts that offend Muslims worldwide and would only feed religious conflict and extremism in the region.”
By THE JORDAN TIMES
AMMAN (TNS) — Jordanian Minister of State for Media Affairs Mohammad Momani on Tuesday condemned an Israeli decision to allow a Passover Sacrifice celebration by activists and supporters near Al Aqsa Mosque, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.
“Passover sacrifice” ritual at the foot of the Temple Mount – Sceanshot: Udi Shaham/The Jerusalem Post
Momani blamed the Israeli government for its “provocative and unacceptable practices [carried out] for well-known intentions.”
He said that Israel, as the “occupying power,” must comply with its responsibilities under international and humanitarian laws related to the safety and sanctity of Al Aqsa Mosque and any properties of the Jerusalem Wakf Islamic religious trust, instituted by Jordan after Israel’s War of Independence, including the Umayyad palaces south of the mosque where the celebration was organized on Monday, stressing that the venue falls under the jurisdiction of the Jerusalem Wakf Department. Continue Reading »
Israel sent Jordan video footage of Friday’s attempted stabbing of a policewoman at the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City, as proof, after the Kingdom’s Foreign Ministry, the Muslim Brotherhood and the terrorist’s family all condemned the shooting of Sayid Amro as unprovoked & intentional.
Footage was released on Sunday from security cameras installed at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City capturing Friday’s attempted attack against Israeli security forces.
According to Israel’s Channel 2 news, Israel has given the footage to Jordanian authorities after Amman condemned the killing of one of its nationals by calling it a “barbaric act”. Continue Reading »
By Roi Kais
The Jordanian Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the killing of terrorist Sayid Amro on Saturday after he was shot to death while attempting to stab a border police officer at the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem on Friday. The Jordanian Foreign Ministry response said the “killing is an act of barbarism,” and questioned the Israeli version of events.The Jordanian Foreign Ministry added that they are following details closely and are working to ensure the return of Amor’s body to his family. Continue Reading »