UN Middle East Envoy Agrees with Israeli Account of Temple Mount Riots

(Times of Israel) Jacob Magid - UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland told the UN Security Council on Monday: "On 15 April, during the early morning hours, a large number of Palestinians gathered at the Al Aqsa compound. Some Palestinians threw stones, fireworks and other heavy objects toward Israeli security forces (ISF)....Several dozen Palestinians entered a mosque in the compound, with some continuing to throw stones and fireworks toward ISF. Following a standoff with those inside, Israeli police entered the mosque and arrested those barricaded inside." "Despite the tensions, overall, hundreds of thousands of Muslims, Jews, and Christians have been able to celebrate the holy days in and around the Old City in relative peace."

2022-04-28 00:00:00

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