Islam in Israel

Israel: Metal detectors on Temple Mount are there to stay………

This is just the same as the roadblocks/check points in Judea and Samaria, if not for Arab terrorism, there would be no restrictions.

Metal detectors will remain on Temple Mount

Political-Security Cabinet decides magnetometers to remain at entrance to Temple Mount, reiterates commitment to status quo.

The Political-Security Cabinet decided on Thursday night, after a four-hour meeting, that the magnetometers will remain at the entrance to the Temple Mount as part of the new security measures at the compound. The decision was taken the evening before the Friday prayerrs at the site, when large numbers of Muslims ascend the Mount.


The Cabinet also authorized the police to make every decision “in order to ensure free access to the holy places, while maintaining security and public order” on the Temple Mount.


“Israel is committed to maintaining the status quo on the Temple Mount and the freedom of access to the holy sites. Israel is committed to protecting the safety of all worshipers and visitors to the Temple Mount,” said a statement.


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