Israeli occupation police launched Sheikh Omar Al-Kiswani, director of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem, after his short-term arrest.
Occupation forces stormed the home of Sheikh al-Kiswani within the city of al-Tur, east of occupied Jerusalem, and seized his laptop together with paperwork and collectibles, earlier than to arrest him and take him to one in every of their facilities within the metropolis.
There was no remark from Sheikh al-Kiswani or the Israel Police on the explanations for the arrest. Earlier this week, the Israel Broadcasting Company reported that Israeli authorities took the choice to arrest Palestinians and evict them from the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in preparation for the Israeli vacation.
And this weekend begins the Jewish New Yr, Yom Kippur and the Umbrella vacation, which lasts 3 weeks. Israeli right-wing teams had referred to as for an intensification of incursions into the Al-Aqsa mosque throughout Jewish holidays. Alternatively, Palestinian activists have referred to as for a pilgrimage to Al-Aqsa Mosque.