[Wednesday December 25, 2013] Israeli police have arrested two students attending an outdoor class session at Al-Aqsa Mosque, in Jerusalem, on Wednesday.WAFA reports that the students were arrested following a confrontion with a number of people who, under tight security, entered the yards of the compound in order to perform Jewish rituals.
Muslim worshipers and guards protested the violation by chanting religious slogans; guards and students were threatened with arrest, by police, should they continue the protest.
Christopher Carlson is a full-time student of Religious Studies at Mount Mercy University, USA. He has been with the IMEMC since 2013. (firstname.lastname@example.org)