Resolutions of Iftaa' Board

Resolutions of Iftaa' Board

Date Added : 19-11-2015

Resolution No.(191)(11/2013) by the Board of Iftaa`, Research and Islamic Studies:

"Over Denouncement of the Israeli Attempts To Divide Al-Aqsa Holy Mosque"

Date: the 2nd of Muharram , 1435 A.H, corresponding to the 6th of November , 2013 A.D.


 All perfect praise is due to Allah, The Lord of The Worlds; and may His peace and blessings be upon Prophet Mohammad and upon all his family and companions:

The Board of Iftaa`, Research and Islamic Studies discussed, in its tenth session held on the above given date, the Israeli aggression against Al-Aqsa Mosque; consequently, it has issued the following statement :

 Allah ,The Exalted ,Has Honored Al-Aqsa Mosque with a special status in the hearts of all Muslims, emanating from the essence of their belief  as it is the first of the two Kiblahs (Al-Aqsa Mosque and The Sacred Mosque of Makkah), the second of the two holy mosques (The sacred mosques of Makkah and Medina), the third of the Haraams as well as the place from where the Messenger (PBUH) embarked on his nocturnal journey (Al-Israa`wal Mi`raaj). Al-Aqsa Mosque is a sacred destination that the hearts of Muslims long to, and where their  rewards  are multiplied. The Messenger (PBUH) said: “You should not undertake a special journey to visit any place other than the three mosques: the Sacred Mosque of Makkah, this Mosque of mine and Al-Aqsa Mosque (of Jerusalem )." {Agreed upon}.

We, members of The Jordan Iftaa` Board, who are privileged with a wise Hashemite leadership that spares no effort in restoring and defending Al-Aqsa Mosque based on a deeply-rooted Islamic conviction that tightly bonds all Muslims, stress our dismissal of the Israeli acts of escalation which are intended to provoke the feelings of  Muslims as well as divide and judaize  the Mosque. Allah, The Exalted, Said (What means): “And who does greater evil than he who bars God's places of worship, so that His Name be not invoked in them, and strives to ruin them?; such men might never enter them, save in fear; for them in this world is degradation; and in the Hereafter a mighty chastisement." {Al-Baqarah/114}. 

We highly appreciate the steadfastness of our Palestinian brothers  and commend their heroic defense of Jerusalem and the holy places. We beseech Allah to grant them victory and keep them strong. In this era, it is the duty of  Muslims: people, leaderships, governments or thinkers to defend Al-Aqsa against different threats and offences.

 We sincerely pray that Allah pardons our sins , achieves our aspirations , grants us victory  and helps us retrieve our holy places; that is surely no difficult matter for Allah. And all perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of The World.


 Chairman of the Iftaa` Board 

The General Mufti of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan/Abd Al-Kareem Al-Khasawneh .

Prof.Haiel Abd Al-Hafeed /member               Prof.Abd Al-Naasir Abu Al-Basal

His Eminence :Sheikh Sa`id Al-Hijawi/member             Dr.Yahia Al-Botosh

Prof.Mohammad Al-Gdah                              Dr. Mohammad Khair Al-Es

Dr.Wasif Al-Bakri / member                            Dr. Mohammad Al-Khalaileh/member

Dr.Mohammad Al-Zo`bi/member      



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