The Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) pays tribute to the Palestinian people , who has risen up ,in defense of the city of Jerusalem, against the occupation forces and their aggressive actions, the capital of our independent sovereign Palestinian state, and the sanctities of our people, against Judaization, confiscation and the Israeli claims.
The arrests campaign that was launched yesterday by the Israeli army against the leaders and the members of Hamas, is an evidence of Israel’s “failure” to control the situation in the West Bank, Quds Press reported, quoting a senior official at the Islamic movement.
Head of the High Follow-Up Committee for Palestinian citizens of Israel Mohammed Baraka accused Israel yesterday of using the ongoing tension linked to Al-Aqsa Mosque to incite against them, a Press reported.
The President of the Palestinian Authority, the Palestine Liberation Organisation and Fatah, Mahmoud Abbas, declared a freeze on Friday on all contacts with Israel. His move was in protest at the latest measures taken by Israel at the Noble Sanctuary of Al-Aqsa, including the installation of metal detectors at the gates of the holy site.
The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) on Sunday cut off perennial trees in the Aqsa Mosque’s courtyards and installed state-of-the-art security cameras as part of its plan to create a new status quo at the Islamic holy site.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Sunday that the home of Omar al-Abed would be punitively demolished after the 19-year-old Palestinian stabbed and killed three Israeli settlers on Friday, as several Israeli officials called for the death penalty to be imposed on al-Abed.
For the eighth consecutive day since Israeli authorities installed increased security measures at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem, hundreds of Muslim worshipers on performed prayers outside of the compound gates in protest on Sunday, as Palestinian political and religious officials expressed their strong opposition to the new Israeli restrictions.
“The envoys of the Middle East Quartet from the Russian Federation, the United States, the European Union and the United Nations in a statement on Saturday said they were deeply concerned by the escalating tensions and violent clashes taking place in and around the Old City of Jerusalem.