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Al-Aqsa Mosque complex stormed by Israelis on 5th day of Sukkot

Al-Aqsa Mosque complex stormed by Israelis on 5th day of Sukkot

Dozens of Israeli settlers on Wednesday pressured their manner into the flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque complicated in occupied East Jerusalem to mark the fifth day of the Jewish vacation of Sukkot, in keeping with the Islamic Waqf Department.

Since Sunday, 1000’s of settlers stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque complicated upon calls by Jewish extremist teams.

Sukkot is a weeklong vacation, which began on Sept. 29 and can proceed till Oct. 6, ending a season of Jewish holidays that began by observing the Rosh Hashanah (New Year) on Sept. 15.

Israeli settlers stormed the complicated in teams via the al-Mughrabi Gate within the western wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque and tried to carry out “Talmudic rituals,” in keeping with an official with the Islamic Waqf Department.

Police have imposed age restrictions and prevented younger Palestinians from coming into the mosque in periods of incursions, witnesses informed Anadolu Agency (AA).

Israeli police started permitting the settler incursions into the Al-Aqsa Mosque complicated in 2003, regardless of repeated condemnations from Palestinians.

Al-Aqsa Mosque is the world’s third-holiest web site for Muslims. Jews name the world the Temple Mount, claiming it was the location of two Jewish temples in historic occasions.

Israel occupied East Jerusalem, the place Al-Aqsa is positioned, in the course of the 1967 Arab-Israeli War. It annexed the complete metropolis in 1980, a transfer by no means acknowledged by the worldwide neighborhood.

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