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Israel bulldozes lands belonging to endowment department near Al-Aqsa Mosque 

July 8, 2021 at 9:29 am

A Palestinian flag, 8 July 2021 [Mahfouz Abu Turk/Apaimages]

Bulldozers belonging to the Israel Nature and Parks Authority stormed land owned by the Islamic Endowments in Al-Suwaneh neighbourhood, in the centre of occupied Jerusalem, yesterday and began bulldozing it.

Sources in Jerusalem reported that the land is at the Wadi Al-Joz junction, next to the Al-Jallad family’s house, in an area close to the eastern wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Jerusalemites warned of the occupation’s plans to target the area by preparing it for settler incursions and then taking control of it as part of it Judaisation plans.

Al-Suwaneh neighbourhood is the only residential area located on the western slope of the Mount of Olives.

The supervision committee of settlement-building revealed that it will announce tenders to start building settlement units as part of plan No 23185, within weeks.

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