Palestinian arrested as Israeli fanatics break into Aqsa Mosque Published: Mon, 24-December-2018
Photo: Israeli settlers defile al-Aqsa Mosque (Twitter)

Dozens of Israeli settlers stormed on Sunday morning Al-Quds's (Jerusalem’s) al-Aqsa Mosque—the third holiest site in Islam—via the Maghareba Gate.

Over 100 Israeli settlers, escorted by policemen, broke into al-Aqsa Mosque as part of the morning break-in shift and carried out a round of sacrilegious tours.

Heavily-armed Israeli policemen and special forces provided a security shield to the settlers as they provocatively toured the holy site.

At the same time, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center said Palestinian citizen Nidam Abu Rumuz was arrested at the Aqsa Mosque by Israeli cops and dragged to a detention center in Al-Quds's (Jerusalem’s) Old City.

Meanwhile, the peaceful Muslim worshipers have been subjected to tough crackdowns and restrictions by the Israeli police near the main entrances to the site. 

Several worshipers have been searched and dozens more have had their IDs seized while attempting to enter al-Aqsa to perform their daily prayers.

Source: Palestinian Information Center