When the Israeli police moved to evict the agitators, Israel found itself under attack from a number of countries, as well as many in the Western mainstream media, for “assaulting peaceful worshippers” and sending its troops to “storm” one of Islam’s holiest sites

What Is Really Happening at Jerusalem’s Holy Sites?
Bassam Tawil
April 13, 2023

Since the beginning of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan on March 22, Israeli authorities have taken a series of measures to enable free access for Muslim worshippers to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, also known as the Temple Mount or Haram al-Sharif (Noble Sanctuary), in Jerusalem. The measures include providing free-of-charge shuttle services for the worshippers, as well as sealing off several main streets in Jerusalem to traffic so that the Muslims will be able to enter and exit the city without delay. As a result, tens of thousands of Muslims from Israel and the West Bank were able to attend prayers at the mosque, especially on Fridays, in the first two weeks of Ramadan. That is until a group of extremist Muslims decided to turn the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound into a scene of anarchy and lawlessness… READ MORE

ISRAEL HAYOM Officials fear Hamas to cast Jerusalem tension as victory ahead of crucial date Thousands of police officers to be stationed in and around Jerusalem as tensions are expected to rise ahead of the annual anti-Israel Quds Day, which has traditionally been used by Iran and its proxies to highlight anti-Israel propaganda.

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