The Israeli police on Thursday restricted the entry of Palestinians to the Al-Aqsa Mosque by establishing checkpoints in Jerusalem’s outdated metropolis.
Since early morning, hundreds of Palestinians gathered within the Al-Aqsa Mosque advanced the place the Jerusalem Islamic Waqf (spiritual endowments) organized a program to have a good time the anniversary of Prophet Muhammad’s start, referred to as Mawlid al-Nabawi.
Eyewitnesses instructed Anadolu Agency that the Israeli police prevented the Palestinians, together with ladies and kids, from the West Bank from coming into the mosque.
During the celebration, Al-Aqsa Mosque Imam Sheikh Yousef Abu Sneina highlighted the lifetime of Prophet Muhammad and his messages of tolerance and mercy to mankind.
Meanwhile, performing Chief Justice of Jerusalem’s Islamic Courts Wasif al-Bakri slammed the French president’s insulting remarks towards Islam.
Thousands of Palestinians carried out their prayers in Al-Aqsa adhering to the social distancing rule and carrying masks.
The Prophet’s start celebrations this yr coincide with protests throughout the Muslim world condemning the publications of offensive cartoons in France.