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Report: 100 Israeli attacks on Al-Aqsa Mosque in March

April 4, 2017 at 1:24 am

The Dome of the Rock Mosque part of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied Jerusalem. [Mahfouz Abu Turk/Apa Images]

Some 99 attacks on holy sites were committed by the Israeli occupation forces in the Palestinian territories during March 2017, a report by Palestinian’s Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs revealed on Monday.

According to the report, the occupation forces have committed more than 99 attacks and violations against Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron, and other holy sites during last month.

The report, which was published by Quds Press on Monday, stated that the occupation banned the call for prayers in the Ibrahimi Mosque in the southern West Bank city of Hebron during March. It added that the worshipers had been exposed to several inspections while entering the mosque, as part of the restriction imposed by the Israeli forces on the holy site.

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March had witnessed intensified calls from Israeli organisations of the alleged Temple to perform the rituals of the Hebrew Easter in Al-Aqsa.

According to a report by Al-Quds Studies Center for Israeli and Palestinian Affairs, 1,782 Israelis stormed Al-Aqsa last March.

The Palestinian Information Center (PIC) reported today that the Israeli organizations of the alleged Temple of Solomon on Sunday called on settlers to participate in massive incursions into Al-Aqsa Mosque starting next Thursday.