Galaxy of prominent figures slams Israel’s plan to raze Maghariba Gate



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[ 22/11/2011 – 04:10 PM ]

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Noted Palestinian figures from occupied Jerusalem and the 1948 occupied lands on Monday warned the Israeli occupation state of its declared intent to demolish what remained of the historical Maghariba Gate and build a bridge in its place.

This came during a news conference held Monday morning in the holy city by the authority of endowments and Islamic holy sites in occupied Jerusalem along with the follow-up committee in the 1948 occupied lands.

Prominent figures including grand mufti of Jerusalem and Palestine Sheikh Mohamed Hussein, preacher of the Aqsa Mosque Sheikh Ikrima Sabri and head of the follow-up committee for the Arabs Mohamed Zeidan participated in the news conference.

The participants gave speeches before a final joint statement was read condemning Israel’s moves to Judaize the Arab identity of the holy city and the Aqsa Mosque.

“The occupation municipality in Jerusalem persists in imposing its policies on the ground to entrench its settlement activities, and the Judaization of the old city and the vicinity of the Aqsa Mosque,” the statement read.

The statement stressed that the Israeli occupation would not dare to demolish the Aqsa Mosque unless it lost what is left of its sanity because its demolition means an all-out war threatening Israel’s existence.

The statement also underlined that every grain of the Aqsa Mosque and its vicinity, including the Maghariba Gate, belongs only to Muslims and warned of any malicious intents to demolish any part of it.

Source and more at the Palestinian Information Center




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  • 23,628 homes have already been approved, 20,263 in East Jerusalem and 3,365 in the west.
  • 13,824 are pending review, 12,819 in East Jerusalem and 1,005 in the west.
  • 23,266 housing units are still in planning stages, 19,281 in the east and 3,985 in the west.



Of these, the municipality plans:

  • 10,366 homes in northern East Jerusalem, including illegal Israeli settlement Pisgat Zeev and Palestinian town Beit Hanina.
  • 5,239 homes in southern East Jerusalem, including Gilo settlement and Palestinian district Beit Safafa.
  • 4,886 new units in central eastern Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan and Jerusalem’s Old City.

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