Al-Aqsa re­stric­tions

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BETH­LE­HEM: Is­raeli forces banned an em­ployee of the Is­lamic En­dow­ment, or Waqf – in charge of run­ning Al-Aqsa Mosque com­pound – from en­ter­ing the holy site yes­ter­day, as Pales­tini­ans have con­tin­ued to face rou­tine ha­rass­ment and de­ten­tions in the af­ter­math of a near two-week long civil dis­obe­di­ence cam­paign in oc­cu­pied East Jerusalem in protest at Is­rael’s re­stric­tive poli­cies at the holy site.

Ac­cord­ing to Pales­tinian news agency Wafa, of­fi­cials from the Waqf had said that Is­raeli po­lice out­side Al-Aqsa’s gates had banned a Waqf guard from en­ter­ing the premises. Ma’an

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