Extremist Israeli settlers broke into the courtyards of Al Aqsa Mosque, on Monday morning, from Mughrabi Gate, under heavy guard of Israeli police.Mahmoud Abu Atta, media coordinator of Al-Aqsa Foundation for Waqf and Heritage said to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency that around 20 Israeli settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque and carried out provocative tours in its courtyards. Worshipers confronted them with chanting.
He explained that Israeli intelligence officers stormed al-Qebli mosque and filmed worshipers, and served summonses for some workers to report to Israeli police.
Extremist Israeli settlers and politicians have been violating the sanctity of Al-Aqsa Mosqueon an almost daily basis and always under the protection of armed occupation forces, which often attack Palestinian worshipers who try to protect their holy site.
See: Israeli Municipality Hangs âTemple Mountâ Sign near Al-Aqsa for further details.