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Israel: Muslims from Turkey, Indonesia, Malaysia, and South Africa go to Temple Mount to engage in ‘Jihad Tourism’



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“‘Jihad Tourism’ on the Rise at Temple Mount,” by Baruch Yadid, TPS, November 8, 2022:

(TPS) Sources in the Islamic Waqf, which administers the Temple Mount, told TPS on Monday that marriage contracts will now be processed at the Al Aqsa Mosque rather than in a Sharia Court office in eastern Jerusalem.

The aim is to strengthen the Muslim presence on the Temple Mount by bringing Palestinian residents to the mosque.

It was also learned that there has been a significant increase in the number of Muslim delegations visiting the Jerusalem holy site after visits dropped during the coronavirus pandemic.

Waqf officials estimate that 700 Muslims from Turkey, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and South Africa visit the Temple Mount plaza every day.

In eastern Jerusalem, these visits are known as “Jihad Tourism.”

Many of these tourists — particularly from Turkey — have participated in violence on the Temple Mount, as TPS has previously reported based on police sources….