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Israel Police arrest 2 Palestinians in Al-Aqsa Mosque

June 7, 2018 at 12:15 pm

Israeli occupation police arrested two Palestinian worshippers from the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque today as nearly 90 settlers stormed the Muslim holy site.

The Islamic Waqf Department in Jerusalem said in a statement today that the police arrested two Palestinians, one a minor, from the yards of the mosque.

Palestinians had been objecting to the entry into the Muslim holy site of Jewish settlers during the last ten days of Ramadan.

On Tuesday, Israeli occupation police arrested 12 Palestinians from the mosque’s courtyards.

Muslims increase their acts of worship during the holy month of Ramadan with many staying the mosque for days on end.

READ: Israel arrests Al-Aqsa Mosque guard