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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, November 3rd, 2014.
Israeli extremists continue to invade Al Aqsa Mosque under the protection of the Israeli military, meanwhile Israeli troops kidnap at least 20 civilians during invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
Undercover soldiers of the Israeli military kidnapped, on Monday morning, a Palestinian woman in the yards of the al-Aqsa mosque in occupied Jerusalem, when she tried to stop and an extremist member of Knesset (MK) from invading the yards of the mosque
accompanied by her armed guards and Israeli soldiers.
Eyewitnesses said the woman, Sahar Natasha, started chanting and shouting Allahu Akbar (God is greater) to express her rejection to the invasion and desecration of the mosque, and tried to stop the Israeli MK, Shuli Mualem-Rafaeli, of the “Jewish Home” Party.
An-Natsha was one of many women who tried to stop Shuli and her guards, who were advancing towards the Dome of the Rock, after invading its yards.
Israeli soldiers also imposed further restrictions on the entry of Palestinian worshipers into the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock, and closed all gates before allowing the Israeli MK and her guards into the area.
Earlier on Monday at dawn, dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded various communities in occupied East Jerusalem, stormed dozens of homes and ransacked them, and kidnapped at least 19 Palestinians, including children.
On Sunday a Palestinian was shot and injured with live ammunition, while many others were injured with rubber-coated steel bullets fired by Israeli forces, during confrontations which erupted at Qalandia checkpoint, to the north of Jerusalem.
In Jenin district in northern West Bank, several military vehicles invaded the al-Jalama nearby town, on Monday at dawn, and kidnapped a Palestinian woman identified as Yasmeen Abdul-Rahman Sha’ban, 31. Sha’ban is a mother of four children.
In addition, several military vehicles invaded Khirbet at-Tawil village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and demolished three homes, built by the Palestinians more than a 100 years ago.
Moreover, Several Israeli military vehicles invaded Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped two Palestinians. Another Palestinian has also been kidnapped while attending a court hearing for his cousin in the Ofer Israeli military court.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday, November 3rd, 2014, news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. For more news and updates please visit our websiteatwww.imemc.org. Today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and me Ghassan Bannoura.