Dozens of Jewish settlers on Sunday morning desecrated the Aqsa Mosque’s courtyards and plateaus under tight police protection.
According to local sources, the Israeli occupation police escorted groups of settlers as they were touring the Aqsa Mosque in the morning.
On Saturday, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center said that over 2,230 settlers defiled the Aqsa Mosque compound during the Hebrew passover holiday last week.
Meanwhile, the Israeli police kidnapped on Sunday four Jerusalemite citizens from their homes in Issawiya neighborhood, east of Jerusalem.
The detainees were identified as Munir Aliyan, Mahmoud Mustafa, Ayyoub Abul-Hems and Younis Aliyan.
The Israeli police also released a Palestinian child called Mutaz Zeitoun on condition of not leaving home for five days. He was kidnapped by police officers on Saturday night from Silwan district, south of the Aqsa Mosque.