Dozens of extremist settlers, accompanied byÂ Israeli intelligence agents, stormed Â Al Aqsa Â Mosque on Tuesday morning, via the Mughrabi gate, amid intensive military presence in the Old City district of annexed East Jerusalem.
Â At 7.30 am, Israeli police opened the gate and spread out special forcesÂ and rapid intervention units and individuals in Al Aqsa’s yards to give the highest Â protection to the raiders.
Media expert in the affairs of Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa, Mahmoud Abu Atta, told Al Ray Palestinian MediaÂ Agency that 154 extremist settlers, including seven intelligence agents, stormed into the mosque in Â large groups, and took a provocative tour around the courtyards,Â taking photos amid chanting Talmudic slogans.
Muslim devoteesÂ confronted them with Takbeer (chants of “Allahu Akhbar! (God is Greatest!)”
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