Occupied Jerusalem , ALRAY-The Israeli Rabbi Yehuda Glick on Sunday morning broke into al-Aqsa Mosque accompanied by a group of Israeli settlers.
Protected by Israeli police, Israeli settlers stormed the mosque from al- Maghareba Gate and toured in the courtyards.
The director of media at Aqsa Foundation for Waqf and Heritage Mahmoud Abu al-Atta told "Safa agency" that the settlers spent half an hour in the mosque before leaving, pointing out that hundreds of Muslim worshipers and Students have been from early morning in the backyards of Al-Aqsa.
According to Abu Atta, the Israeli police tightened their measures at the gates, especially on the students who attend summer activities in Aqsa.
In recent months, groups of extremist Jewish settlers, often accompanied by Israeli security forces, have repeatedly forced their way into the Al-Aqsa complex. The frequent violations anger Palestinian Muslims and occasionally lead to violent confrontations.
For Muslims, Al-Aqsa represents the world's third holiest site. Jews refer to the area as the "Temple Mount," claiming it was the site of two prominent Jewish temples in ancient times.