Muslim Temple Mount authority refuses to reopen site due to Israeli metal detectors
Original story at haaretz.com• 4 mentions • 2 months ago
haaretz.com 2 months ago
Israeli police sought to reopen the Temple Mount on Sunday afternoon but the Waqf, the Muslim authority that administers the site, refused to unlock the gates in protest of the metal detectors installed there. Israel shuttered the Mount in the wake of a deadly shooting there on Friday.Metal detectors have been installed at the two gates on Sunday morning.>> Did the shooters get help from inside? The taboo that was broken on Temple Mount The Waqf sees the new security measure as a violation of the status quo on the mount, source in the Muslim authority told Haaretz. "The police ...