Occupied Jerusalem (QNN)- Hundreds of Israeli Jewish fanatics, including the Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel and right-wing group leader Rabbi Yehuda Glick, stormed the courtyards of Al Aqsa mosque under Israeli police protection, on Wednesday.
The Department of Islamic Waqf in occupied Jerusalem said in a press statement that the Israeli police closed the Magharbeh gate to Palestinians after 611 Jewish fanatics stormed the holy mosque, including the Israeli Minister of Agriculture and right-wing group leader.
The settlers performed provocative tours and performed rituals in the courtyards of Al Aqsa mosque before leaving from the Silsileh gate. Hundreds of Israeli policemen deployed in different areas around the holy mosque to secure the raids.
Meanwhile, witnesses revealed that Israeli forces imposed strict measures on worshipers and prevented several of them from entering the holy mosque.
the occupation state uses Jewish holidays to facilitate settlers’ raids into Muslim and Christian holy places and also archaeological sites in Palestine to occupy them.