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12 Jul, 2018

Israeli police wreck work to renovate compound of Al Aqsa mosque

JERUSALEM, July 7, 2018 (WAFA) – Staff of Al-Aqsa Mosque were able to stop late Friday and early Saturday Israeli destruction of what the Muslim Waqf, the official party in charge of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and Muslim endowment, has been introducing of recent to the area of the closed Bab al-Rahmeh, also known as the Golden Gate.

Waqf official Firas Dibs said the staff exposed what Israeli police was doing to wreck an area between Bab al-Rahmeh and the Marawani mosque, which is adjacent to Al-Aqsa Mosque building.

He said Muslim volunteers cleaned and planted that area with olive trees in order to make suitable as a prayer area during the holy month of Ramadan and beyond that.

Israeli police, he said, removed what the volunteers have done and returned it to its previous shattered situation.

That area is normally where Jewish fanatics walk through as they hold their provocative tour of the Muslim holy place.