ZZMonday morning starts off very exciting in Jerusalem. To avoid complete chaos, Israeli authorities decided not to allow Jews to go to Temple Mount or Haram al-Sharif as the Palestinians called. Harretz.
Israeli police and security forces then entered the holy site where the Dome of the Rock and the Al-Aqsa Mosque stand. Al-Aqsa Mosque is the third holiest site for Muslims worldwide, and is closely followed by the entire world.
Fear of confusion
According to Haaretz, police estimated that about 8,000 Palestinians were in the sanctuary on Monday morning. Several Israeli media outlets reported that they would bring stones, iron rods and Molotov cocktails.
A photographer reports that Israeli police entered the Temple Mount or Haram El-Sharif and sent dozens of tear gas canisters. News agency A.P., It was in place.
The Palestinian Red Crescent said more than 300 people had been injured and 228 had been sent to hospitals or clinics for treatment. Seven of the injured were seriously injured.
Israeli police say 21 policemen have been injured.
The Israeli newspaper Haaretz calls it “the most exciting day of the year” today. The Israelis celebrate Jerusalem Day, which means that during the 1967 war, Israel took control of the old city and its holy sites. Since then, Israel has annexed and occupied parts of East Jerusalem, in violation of international law.
While the Palestinians are celebrating the holy month of Ramadan, the situation in Jerusalem has been very tense for the past month. There have been a number of clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces, which have caused international concern.
Takes the neighborhood page
There is now complete chaos in Jerusalem as Israeli settlers want to seize Palestinian homes in the Sheikh Zarra area of East Jerusalem.
On Monday, an Israeli court was to consider whether Palestinians could be evicted from their homes. An Israeli court has ruled that it has now been postponed.
Israeli settlers have been trying for years to seize Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem that are illegal under international law. This led to an increasingly heated conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians due to the ongoing investigation.
There is a group of Israeli settlers who are suing to reclaim the homes where four Palestinian families now live. The reason is that the property must have belonged to the families of immigrants before 1948.
Palestinians believe that Israeli authorities are trying to evacuate East Jerusalem.