Dozens of settlers storm Al-Aqsa under protection of occupation forces
The settlers stormed the holy mosque under the protection of the occupation police and their numbers are expected to rise later in the afternoon.
On Monday, dozens of Israeli settlers stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Al-Quds, amid attempts to perform Talmudic rituals.
In the details, the Islamic Endowments Department in occupied Al-Quds said that "96 extremists stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque on Monday morning." More settlers are expected to storm the mosque's courtyards in the afternoon.
The incursion began at the Mughrabi gate, in the western wall of Al-Aqsa, guarded and escorted by occupation forces.
The settler groups had called for storming the mosque and performing prayers after the decision of the Israeli Magistrate's Court in occupied Al-Quds on Sunday, which stated that performing Talmudic rituals in the mosque's courtyards "does not constitute a violation of public security."
The Palestinian resistance factions condemned the Israeli decision, warning of its consequences.
On Sunday, dozens of settlers stormed the yards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, under the protection of the Israeli occupation police.
The Palestinian Wafa Agency reported that dozens of settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque in groups from the side of the Mughrabi Gate, performed Talmudic rituals, and carried out provocative tours in its courtyards.
Recently, the attacks and violations of the Israeli occupation authorities against Al-Aqsa Mosque and the occupied city of Al-Quds and its Palestinian residents, have escalated. Moreover, the calls to storm Al-Aqsa Mosque and attempts to impose hegemony and control over the Mosque have increased.