Extremist settlers storm Al Aqsa compound

Ramallah, Dozens of Israeli extremist settlers, early Thursday stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque/Haram Al Sharif in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem, according to a Palestinian source .

The General Director of the Islamic Awqaf and al-Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, told Petra’s reporter in Ramallah that today’s raid was carried from Bab Al-Magharebah Gate and under heavy Israeli soldier protection.

The storming comes after Jewish extremist groups called on their supporters to participate in a large-scale incursion of the Muslim holy shrine next Sunday, al-Khatib added.

Meanwhile, Israeli occupation forces continue to attack Bab Al-Rahma Islamic cemetery near al Aqsa Mosque by digging up graves of Palestinians and seizing parts of its lands for the expansion of settlements.

Source: Jordan News Agency