Occupied Jerusalem – Dozens Israeli settlers broke into the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in the occupied Jerusalem earlier on Thursday.
Under the occupation forces protection, over 80 Israeli settlers broke into the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque during the morning break-in session.
Among the intruders was a former Israeli member of the Knesset, Rabbi Yehudah Glick, who had an interview with two journalists identified themselves as from the United States and Britain.
The setters entered through the Al-Mughrabi Gate, and till now, they are provoking the Palestinian worshipers in the mosque courtyards by performing Talmudic prayers.
Israeli forces always attack and assault Palestinian worhipers at the courtyards of the Mosque with sound grenades, rubber bullets and pepper gas.
The forces also station at the gates of the mosque and deatin dozens of Palestinian young men and boys, after assaulting them.
Israeli occupation authorities allow settler incursions to the mosque since 2003, despite repeated objections and warnings by the Palestinian religious authorities as the visits provoke worshippers of the mosque.
Al-Aqsa Mosque is the third holiest site in Islam which located in occupied Jerusalem.