The Waqf calls on Muslims to stay away from al-Aqsa

 The coronavirus outbreak in parts of Jerusalem has moved the Muslim Waqf to issue an unprecedented call for worshipers non-resident in the city to avoid attending the regular Friday Prayers at Al Aqsa Mosque on Temple Mount. The rising figures of the pandemic are of deep concern, the statement said. The Ministry of Health also placed the northern village of Yarqa off-limits due to the high level of covid-19 infection. Police patrols are enforcing restrictions.

 

 

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