Tons of of Israeli settlers entered the firehouse complicated 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 Yr) 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 positioning.
In accordance with witnesses, Israeli settlers entered the positioning in teams.
The Palestinian Governorate of Jerusalem revealed a video on its Fb account of Jewish settlers trying to deliver animal sacrifices into the complicated.
Israeli police started permitting settler raids on the Al-Aqsa Mosque complicated 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 occasions.
Israel occupied East Jerusalem, the place Al-Aqsa is positioned, in the course of the 1967 Arab-Israeli Battle. In 1980 it annexed your complete metropolis, a transfer that was by no means acknowledged by the worldwide group.
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