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Dozens of settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque complex

Since 2003, Israel has allowed settlers into compound almost on daily basis

Abdel Ra'ouf D. A. R. Arnaout   | 15.04.2021
Dozens of settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque complex

JERUSALEM 

Dozens of Israeli settlers forced their way into Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Thursday, an authority said.

The Islamic Endowments Authority in Jerusalem said in a brief statement that "185 settlers stormed the mosque this morning."

Among the intruders was a former Israeli member of the Knesset, Rabbi Yehudah Glick.

It is expected that a number of other settlers will storm the mosque after the noon prayer.

Since 2003, Israel has allowed settlers into the compound almost on a daily basis.

*Writing by Mahmoud Barakat


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