Tensions between Jordan and Israel

Tensions between Jordan and Israel

800px-Dome_of_the_Rock_Temple_MountAccording to several news media, tensions have increased between Jordan and Israel, following a proposal tabled in the Knesset, members Miri Regev (Likud) and Hilik Bar (HaAvoda/Labor) wants to allow jewish prayer on the Temple Mount, the proposal was filed earlier this year and has resulted in several clashes between demonstrators and Israeli security forces, the Israelis have also introduced various forms of restrictions on Palestinian access to Al-Aqsa Mosque, located on the Temple Mount. Jordan is now accusing Israel of encouraging religious conflict and warns of catastrophic consequences and increased regional concerns if the bill is driven through.