Qatar calls on Israel to stop 'illegal acts' against Al-Aqsa Mosque (Photo: Memo)
Qatar calls on Israel to stop ‘illegal acts’ against Al-Aqsa Mosque (Photo: Memo)

Doha, 16 Shawwal 1436/1 August 2015 (MINA) – Qatar has condemned the actions of Israeli police and settlers regarding Al-Aqsa Mosque and has called on Israel to stop its “illegal acts” against the third holiest place for Muslims on earth, Anadolu agency reported.

A statement issue by the Qatari foreign ministry said that: “The state of Qatar strongly condemns the continuous and hostile practices carried out by Israel in Jerusalem.”

Qatar, according to the statement, considered attacks against Al-Aqsa Mosque carried out by Israeli settlers as “an incitement of Muslims’ feelings”. Middle East Monitor (Memo) quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA).

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The statement stressed that the “continuous Israeli violations against holy places” will only increase anger in the region.

On Sunday, Palestinian worshipers at Al-Aqsa Mosque faced a fierce attack carried out by Israeli settlers escorted by Israeli police and military. The attack resulted in dozens of wounded among the worshipers.

The Director of Al-Aqsa Mosque Omar Al-Kiswani previously told Anadolu that Israel’s Agriculture Minister, Uri Ariel, and around 120 settlers broke into Al-Aqsa Mosque on the anniversary of the destruction of the Temple Mount. (T/P002/R03)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)



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