Occupied Jerusalem, MINA – Sheikh Azzam al-Khatib, director of Islamic Endowments Department, said that Israeli break-ins into Al-Aqsa Mosque during 2017 were notably escalated.
Sheikh al-Khatib affirmed that 26,000 settlers stormed the holy shrine over 2017 under Israeli government’ support, PIC reported.
The rate constitutes the highest over the years, he added.
Sheikh al-Khatib raised alarm bells over Israeli ongoing attempts to change the status quo in the Mosque.(R/R04/rS5)
Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)