Occupied Jerusalem, ALRAY - Hundreds of Israeli settlers stormed Tuesday morning the courtyards of Al-Aqsa mosque; Israeli occupation forces closed the mosque and imposed strict restrictions on Palestinian worshipers' access, due Jewish Yom Kippur feast.
The Palestinian Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs said in a statement that hundreds of settlers stormed Tuesday morning Al-Aqsa mosque on groups under heavy guard of Israeli occupation police in order to celebrate what they called Yom Kippur.
the rabbis gave explanations about the alleged structure temple mount, during touring the holy Islamic court yards.
Israeli occupation police threatened Palestinian youths and women of arresting in case they reach the zone of Arrahma gate, it also seized the IDs of Palestinian prayers.
Palestinian sources in occupied Jerusalem reported that the Israeli minister of agriculture Uri Ariel and right-wing MP Yehuda Glick were among the settlers who stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque this morning.
It is noteworthy that the number of settlers to Al-Aqsa Mosque will increase during the next hours, since the organizations and associations of the alleged temple mount called on settlers to storm Al-Aqsa Mosque in masse during the Hebrew feast.
Israeli army imposed a security cordon on the occupied West Bank and the crossings with the Gaza Strip, from Tuesday and until midnight on Wednesday, on the eve of the Jewish "Yom Kippur" or the so-called "Kibur."