Israeli settlers, with elements of the intelligence community invaded, on Monday, the courtyards of Al Aqsa Mosque from Mughrabi Gate, amid tight police security.Media coordinator of the Foundation for Islamic Waqf in Jerusalem, Firas al-Debes, told Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency that 15 settlers spread over two groups, including 6 elements of intelligence, stormed Al Aqsa courtyards during Monday’s morning hours.

Al-Debes pointed out that the Palestinian worshipers confronted the sttler incursions, and prevented them from performing Talmudic rites within the compound.

He explained that the Israeli police seized the personal cards of a number of worshipers within Al Aqsa, in an attempt to inhibit their resistance.

Al Aqsa Mosque is witnessing near daily occurrences of incursions and violations by Israeli settlers and Jewish extremist groups amid tightening restrictions on Palestinian worshipers, especially women.

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