Dozens of Israeli settlers forced their way into the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied Jerusalem on Thursday, 20 July 2023, and performed provocative Talmudic rituals.
Local Palestinian sources reported dozens of Israeli settlers broke into the courtyards of Al-Aqsa and performed provocative Talmudic rituals in some of its yards under the Israeli occupation forces’ protection.
Meanwhile, Israeli occupation forces were deployed in the courtyards of the mosque, while some police officers climbed the roof of the Al-Qibli Mosque to protect the colonial settlers, prohibiting the presence of Palestinians.
Israeli forces prevented Palestinians under the age of 50 from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque to perform prayers.
In June 2023, 3787 colonial settlers invaded Al-Aqsa Mosque courtyards and performed Talmudic provocative rituals in its squares, according to Palestinian figures.