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An armed man took six people hostage at a bank in Normandy, France. Media say he’s demanding that Israel free “unjustly imprisoned Palestinian children” and let Palestinians under 40 into the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.
US President Donald Trump promised Palestinians that all Muslims would be able to worship at the “al-Aqua mosque” under his Middle East “deal of the century” peace plan – presumably referring to al-Aqsa.
As tension mounts over recent Israeli settler ‘visits’ to the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Palestinian religious groups have called for Muslims to converge on the holy site to bar entry to settlers during the Eid al-Adha holiday.
Violence erupted at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem as Israeli forces allowed Jewish settlers to enter the compound for Jerusalem Day, sparking protests, arrests and injuries.
One of the structures in the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem has caught fire on Monday night at the same time a massive blaze was ravaging Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral. The fire was put out quickly with no injuries reported.
While Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s video tour from Jerusalem omits Muslim sites, Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock, it does include a model of the Third Temple some Jewish groups want in place of it.
The Israeli military has bombed the studios of the Hamas-run Al-Aqsa television station, Palestinian officials and witnesses have confirmed. Footage of a huge blast has appeared online.
Israeli police have reportedly closed the gates to the third-holiest site in the Muslim world, Al-Aqsa Mosque, after clashes with Palestinian worshippers. Some “suspects” are barricaded in the mosque, according to police.