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Jordanians to rally Friday in solidarity with Palestinians

By JT - Oct 14,2015 - Last updated at Oct 14,2015

AMMAN — Several political factions and civil society groups in Jordan have announced a "Day of Rage" in solidarity with Al Aqsa Mosque and the Palestinians in response to recent events in the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem, according to a statement from the organisers released Wednesday.

Rallies will take place after Friday prayer in locations including Amman downtown from Al Husseini Mosque, Rabia's Kalouti Mosque, Palestinian refugee camps, the Jordan Valley, and other governorates, the statement said, citing media reports. The Jordanian Commission to Defend Al Aqsa Mosque and Other Holy Sites in Jerusalem is also planning a march from Al Husseini Mosque to Al Nakheel Square, according to a Jordan Engineers Association statement.

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