Friday, August 19, 2011

Israelis injure Palestinian worshipers


Palestinian women queue to cross an Israeli-controlled checkpoint in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on August 19, 2011.

Source: Press TV
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/194666.html

Several Palestinians have been injured after Israeli forces attacked a group of Palestinian youth as they tried to cross Israeli-controlled checkpoints into East al-Quds (Jerusalem.)

Palestinians were heading towards the al-Aqsa Mosque compound to attend the third Friday prayers in the holy month of Ramadan when they were attacked.

Israeli troops used water cannons to disperse the crowd and made several arrests, AP reported.

Since the beginning of Ramadan, Tel Aviv has restricted Palestinian access to the holy site for the Friday Prayers, allowing only Muslim men aged between 45 and 50 into the complex. Any Palestinian from the West Bank under the age of 35 has been denied entry.

This is not the first time that Israel has limited Palestinian access to the al-Aqsa Mosque compound for the Friday Prayers.

On several occasions, Israel has also attacked Palestinian worshippers inside the compound using tear gas, stun guns and rubber bullets.

Al-Aqsa is one of the holiest sites in Islam. It has been the scene of violent clashes between Palestinian worshipers and Israeli troops in the course of the occupation of Palestinian territories by the Tel Aviv regime.

No comments:

Post a Comment

I'll be right with you.

Russia Today (Live)

World News 2017

Current Affairs - Important Interviews – 2017

Debate – Global Issues 2017

Important Information 2016 - 2017

South Front Military Review 2017

Syria - News 2017

Yemen News 2017

Turkey News 2017

Ukraine News 2016 - 2017

Palestine & Israeli Crime 2017

Iraq News 2017

Important Documentaries

Viewpoint, Discussion & Opinion - 2017

Abby Martin – Empire Files

US News 2017

Iran News 2016 - 2017

Global Economic News 2017

Egypt News 2016 - 2017

Libya News 2016 - 2017

Bahrain News 2016 - 2017

Sheik Imran Hosein - Islamic Eschatology

George Galloway – Comment & Opinion

The Words and Actions of Ken O'Keefe

English FA Cup 2016 – 2017

New Age Weather

Space News

Music for the Revolutionary Mind

Global Revolution LIVE!

Watch live streaming video from globalrevolution at livestream.com

Japan’s 3 Nuclear Meltdowns STILL ongoing (News Censored)