Israeli forces storm al-Aqsa compounds

Around 30 Israeli intelligence members  stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Wednesday morning and attacked a Palestinian religious student, local sources reported.

They arrested both Nadi Abu Afifa and Akram al-Shurfa as they were trying to defend the religious students.

According to al-Aqsa Foundation for Waqf and Heritage, the Israeli forces  wandered in the compound's yards before leaving due to loud chanting of Palestinian worshippers.  

Tensions have been high in Al-Quds (occupied Jerusalem) in recent weeks with Jewish settlers -- often accompanied by Israeli security forces – storming Aqsa Mosque complex, Islam's third holiest site, on an almost daily basis.

Jews refer to Al-Aqsa as the "Temple Mount," claiming it was the site of Jewish temples in ancient times.

Source: Alray

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