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Israeli police summons top Waqf official


JERUSALEM, Thursday, April 16, 2020 (WAFA) – Israeli police on Thursday evening summoned for questioning Sheikh Omar Kiswani, the Director of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, according to the Islamic Waqf Council of Jerusalem.

In recent months, Kiswani was summoned several times by the Israeli occupation forces for questioning. The director of the Islamic Waqf Council, Abdul-Azim Salhab, was also recently summoned for questioning.

The Council, run by Jordan, is in charge of the Islamic holy sites in the city, on top of which is the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.



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