Jailed Hamas legislators call for countering Israel’s plan to dig a tunnel near the Al Aqsa Mosque

February 5, 2008 11:04 AM IMEMC News Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Hams legislators, detained by Israel, called on the Palestinian people to counter a new Israeli plan to dig a new tunnel under the Islamic Neighborhood, near the Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.In an urgent letter written by the legislators detained in Ayalon Israeli prison, the officials stated that what is happening is another Israeli attempt to wipe the Arab and Palestinian history in Jerusalem.

They called on the Arab and Islamic worlds to aid the Palestinian in their struggle for protecting Jerusalem and the holy places.

They also said that the current divisions among the Palestinians are encouraging the Israeli occupation to continue its assaults, and resume its attacks against Jerusalem and the Al Aqsa Mosque.

On Thursday, January 31, Israeli Newspaper, Haaretz, reported that the Israeli Authorities decided to start digging a new tunnel under the Muslim neighborhood in the Old City of Jerusalem.    

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