Tons of of Israeli settlers entered the firehouse advanced of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem on Sunday to have fun the Jewish vacation of Sukkot.
Sukkot is a weeklong vacation that started on September 29 and continues till October 6, ending a season of Jewish holidays that started with the celebration of the vacation Rosh Hashanah (New 12 months) on September 15.
In a press release, the Jordan-led Islamic Waqf Division mentioned Israeli forces closed the Al-Mughrabi Gate, southwest of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, “after permitting 602 Jewish extremists” into the location.
Based on witnesses, Israeli settlers entered the location in teams.
The Palestinian Governorate of Jerusalem printed a video on its Fb account of Jewish settlers making an attempt to deliver animal sacrifices into the advanced.
Israeli police started permitting settler raids on the Al-Aqsa Mosque advanced in 2003, regardless of repeated condemnations from Palestinians.
The Al-Aqsa Mosque is the world’s third holiest web site for Muslims. Jews name the realm the ‘Temple Mount’ and declare that two Jewish temples stood right here in historical instances.
Israel occupied East Jerusalem, the place Al-Aqsa is positioned, in the course of the 1967 Arab-Israeli Warfare. In 1980 it annexed the complete metropolis, a transfer that was by no means acknowledged by the worldwide group.
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