Israeli settlers storm the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Days of Palestine - Jerusalem

Israeli settler groups on Thursday stormed the courtyards of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces, despite the tight closure imposed by the occupation government.

According to local sources, groups of settlers stormed the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque this morning, from the Mughrabi Gate, with heavy security from the Israeli occupation police.

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The sources pointed out that settler groups carried out provocative tours in the courtyards of Al-Aqsa, before they left, despite the tight closure imposed by the Israeli occupation government on the pretext of limiting the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. 

The settler incursions are part of periodic tours by settler flocks aiming to change the reality in the Holy City and Al-Aqsa Mosque.

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Two weeks ago, the Israeli occupation imposed comprehensive, strict closures on the occupied city of Jerusalem under the pretext of "coronavirus", and prevented anyone from wandering beyond a kilometer from the vicinity of his home.

Hanadi Halawani, the Jerusalemite activist, has indicated that the arbitrary occupation measures against Al-Aqsa Mosque in exchange for the settlers' incursion into Al-Aqsa, confirms that the real reason for all this strictness is to exclude worshipers of the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

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