Ultra-Orthodox Jewish worshippers entered the Al Aqsa compound on Sunday, according to witnesses, despite the site closing on Friday after Israel implemented a strict coronavirus lockdown.
Israeli settlers raid Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound accompanied by Israeli soldiers. These provocative raids raise tensions in #Jerusalem and increase Palestinian fears that Israel is intent on compromising the historical status quo of Jerusalem's holy sites. Video by @Silwanic1 pic.twitter.com/vyfN4HCi9v— PLO Department of Public Diplomacy & Policy (@PalestinePDP) September 20, 2020
A Palestinian man walks outside the Dome of the Rock Mosque in Jerusalem's al-Aqsa compound on July 9, 2020. (AFP)