Ben-Gvir, settlers storm Al-Aqsa

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JERUSALEM — Israel's National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque compound  in East Jerusalem on Thursday morning accompanied by a number of extremist settlers. This is his third breach to the Muslim compound since the Netanyahu-led government took office in November last year.اضافة اعلان

According to media sources, Ben-Gvir said that the "Temple Mount" was "the most important place for the people of Israel. We need to return and show our governance [there]."

"On this day, at this place, we must remember – we are all brothers. We are all the same people. When a terrorist looks out the window, he can't tell us apart," he added.

Apart from Ben-Gvir, Negev and Galilee Development Minister Yitzhak Wasserlauf also went to the compound  on Thursday morning. He was seen alongside Rabbi Shimshon Elboim, the head of a group calling itself the Temple Mount Administration.

In May, Ben-Gvir had also stormed Al-Aqsa compound where he said "We are the owners of Jerusalem and the entire Land of Israel." 

A violation of the status quo in the area His visit drew condemnation from countries around the world and in the region, including Egypt and Jordan, who defined the moved as a violation of the status quo in the area.

On Wednesday evening hundreds of settlers stormed the streets and alleys of the Old City of Jerusalem, in a provocative march during which they performed religious dances and shouted racist chants on the eve of the so-called "Memorial of the Destruction of the Temple."

Every day, except for Friday and Saturday, Al-Aqsa Mosque witnesses a series of violations and incursions by settlers, under the protection of the occupation police.  

In an attempt to impose full control over the mosque, and divide it temporally and spatially.

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