Israel Releases Chairman of Waqf, But Bans Entering Al-Aqsa

Al-Quds, MINA – The Israeli authorities released six Palestinians, including the Chairman of the Al-Quds City Islamic Waqf Board Syaikh Abdul Azim Salhab and his deputy Syaikh Najeh Bkerat under strict conditions.

Attorney for the high official Islamic Waqf council, Muhammad Mahmoud, said Israeli Police decided to release Salhab and Bkerat from detention. However, they are prohibited to enter the Al-Aqsa Mosque complex for a full week.

The ban was handed over to Salhab and Bkerat during interrogation. Thus Maan News Agency reported on Monday.

Meanwhile, Mahmoud confirmed that three activists were released and banned for three days from the Al-Aqsa compound.

They were identified as Head of the Palestinian Prison Institute (PPS) in Al-Quds (Jerusalem), Nasser Qaws, Hussni al-Kilani, and Ali Ajaj.

He also added that Samer al-Qabani, who was the guardian of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, was released and banned for one week traveling to the Aqsa Mosque. (T/Sj/P2)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)