Breaking News: A comprehensive follow-up of events in Jerusalem on the eve of Al-Aqsa Mosque storm
09:15 – The official speaking for Israeli police on its behalf announce a while ago: that it would not allow Likud members to enter Al-Aqsa
08:20 – Takbeers inside the yards of Al Aqsa Mosque and Jerusalem center for Media reporter confirms the existence of at least 300 stationed in yards of the mosque.
08:00 – Mohammed Grabula director of the Federation of Arab medics confirm to the Jerusalem center for media that the occupation forces prevented crews Arabs ambulance and Medic from entering al-Aqsa mosque
06:00 – Jerusalem center for Media confirms that the old city of Jerusalem is calm and the worshipers got out of Al Aqsa Mosque after their morning prayers.
05:30 – Jerusalem Center for Media correspondent confirms that more than “1500″ person who performed the dawn prayer in Al Aqsa Mosque.
04:30 – Occupation opens the gates of Al Aqsa Mosque and hundreds of worshipers flocking to the squares and the corridors of the mosque.
03:55 – dozens of residents of Jerusalem continued to crawl to the Old City of Jerusalem on their way to the Al Aqsa Mosque and Jerusalem center media for Media reporter confirms the absence of barriers at the entrances to the Old City.
03:00 – Network Jerusalem: Gazans activists call for horn-General and the dawn prayers in the courtyard of the Unknown Soldier and the Declaration of the strike in Gaza in solidarity with Al-Aqsa Mosque in front of attempts to break into the occupation.The marches will start from the Unknown Soldier Square at ten am
02:55 – Palestinian Information Center reporter in Cairo: Egyptian military junta lifts state of preparedness in the army and warns the Zionist entity of prejudice to Al-Aqsa Mosque
02:40 – Jerusalem for Media correspondent confirms that the old town doors are open and withdrawal of occupation troops from the place and everyone can pray Fajr Al-Aqsa Mosque.
02:25 – Until the moment the doors of the old town are open , but there is reinforcement of occupation army, and everyone can go to pray in Al-Aqsa Mosque.
02:10 – A relative lull in Jerusalem and the spread of rumors through the pages of social networking and the dissemination of old photographs as urgent .. No settlers and confrontations in the Old City of Jerusalem in the meantime.
01:20 – Enhanced forces of the Israeli occupation based in the Kabsa Junction area and produce warnings voice from military jeeps
12:15 – Tour of the settlers in the Al-Wad Street in the old Jerusalem surrounded by heavy military guard
12:10 – Arrested two young men by the occupation from the western entrance to the village of Silwan
12:05 – Number of senior occupation officers enter from Al-Maghariba Gate walk toward Al-Buraq gardens
12:01 – Enhanced occupation forces spread in Ras al-Amud and Rababa Valley in Silwan
12:00 – Enhanced occupation forces and undercover units spreaded in the area of Ain Silwan and Al-Bustan
11:45 – Member of the Committee for Defense of Silwan, Fakhri Abu Diab, confirms that the occupation forces sprayed tear gas in the neighborhood of Al Bustan
11:02 – verbal altercations between young men and soldiers of the occupation in neighborhood of Wad in the Old City Jerusalem
11:00 – the occupation forces to prevent young people from gathering Jerusalem Old City of Jerusalem
10:50 – the occupation forces distributing food and drink to the soldiers deployed in the alleys of the old town and the area around Al-Aqsa Mosque.
10:05 – Jeep belonging to the military occupation forces stationed near the “obsessive Pace,” in neighborhood of Wad in the old Jerusalem.
09:55 – Jerusalemites boy attacked a settler and be able to pull the black hat and leave the area despite the military buildup in the Old City of Jerusalem.
09:42 – The occupation forces put barriers on the door of Al-Sahera – one of the doors of the Old City of Jerusalem.
09:40 – The occupation army arrested one youth from the old town after clashes the door of Al-Majles.
09:30 – Clashes near the door of Al-Majles – one of the doors of Al-Aqsa Mosque.
09:15 – Limited clashes in Hetta door – one of the doors of Al-Aqsa Mosque.
08:55 – The arrival of 200 Israeli soldiers to Al-Wad neighborhood in the Old town.
08:30 – the arrival of the enhanced soldiers of the occupation to the Old City of Jerusalem.
08:00 – the occupation officers who toured the old town and the area around Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Video of the speech of Mufti to the stationed in Al-Aqsa12/02/2012
the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque preacher Sheikh Mohammed Hussein praised the response to the citizens of the calls to go to Al-Aqsa Mosque, and stay in it and meeting to defend it.
His Eminence addressed the stationed people in the courtyards of Al-Aqsa this morning and confirmed that the real and practical response to the threats of occupation and the Jewish radical right against Al Aqsa Mosque is in the presence of intense and continued travel to it.
His Eminence emphasized that the al-Aqsa mosque is under the the frenzied campaigns of occupation and it’s radical groups, He asked the stationed to take caution and not to open the way for the occupation forces to intervene in Al-Aqsa.
On the other hand, citizens still fill Al Aqsa Mosque yards and they spread in different facilities.
At the same time, the occupation police announced, a while ago, that it will not allow members of the extremist right-wing Likud to broke into the Al Aqsa Mosque, while the continued closure of the Mughrabi Gate, which is commonly used for the entry of tourists and Jewish extremists to the al-Aqsa mosque.
A numbers of police officers and soldiers of the occupation are deployed around Al Aqsa Mosque and in the streets of the old town while large numbers of Jerusalemites located near the gates to prevent any process from extremist Jews to storm the mosque Al-Mubarak.
Hamas warns against storming Al-Aqsa Mosque
A prominent Hamas leader warned against implementing fanatic Zionist leaders’ plans to storm the holy Aqsa Mosque.
Dr. Ismail Redwan said in press statement on Sunday that “storming Al-Aqsa by some Zionist fanatics is provocation of Muslims’ feelings and faith”, stressing that the move will anger the Arab and Islamic nations.
He called upon “the sons of Palestine to defend and protect Al-Aqsa Mosque”.
Redwan also appealed for the Arab and Islamic worlds, to hold their responsibilities to protect Islamic holy sites, and to organize mass demonstrations to support the Palestinian people and to reject the Israeli occupation’s policy.
Members of the Israeli right-wing party “Likud” declared that they would break-in to al-Aqsa mosque on Sunday, to invite for building their temple on the ruins of the mosque.
Some websites that belong to the right-wing party have lately published an announcement in the name of “Likud”, calling on thousands of the party members to break –in to the Mosque, in a delegation, and Moche Viglin would be on the top of it.
Viglin was Netanyahu counterpart in the elections of the Likud, few days ago, and he took around 25% of the votes.
Palestinians gather in Jerusalem to defend Al-Aqsa Mosque
Palestinians rally to defend Al-Aqsa Mosque amid rumours of an imminent attack by extremist Jews
Ahram Online , Sunday 12 Feb 2012
Al-Aqsa Mosque (R) and the Dome of the Rock Mosque (L) lie on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem, (Photo: AP).
Likud leader Moshe Feiglin had urged party activists to "purify the site from the enemies of Israel who stole the land and build the Third Temple on the ruins of the mosques," according to The Jerusalem Post, referring to the ancient Temple of Solomon, the ruins of which are claimed to lay under Al-Aqsa Mosque.
The Fatah official responsible for the Jerusalem file, Hatem Abdel Kader, told the Kuwait News Agency KUNA that large numbers of Palestinian residents in Jerusalem observed fajr (dawn) prayers in Al-Aqsa early Sunday and stayed to protect the mosque from a possible attack.
The Jerusalem Post said Israeli police prevented Feiglin and three other Likud activists from entering the Haram El-Sharif area where Al-Aqsa Mosque lies, saying the area was closed to all non-Muslims as a result of Feiglin's announcement.
Israeli army and police set up barricades on Saturday at the Damascus, Herod and Lions' gates to the Old City, carrying out identity checks.
Many clashes occurred between Jerusalem residents and Israeli forces, according to the Middle East News Agency (MENA), at Al-Nazer, one of 11 gates of Al-Aqsa Mosque, and Al-Wad Street, while Israeli army, police and intelligence officers patrolled streets close to the mosque's gates.
News of the attack called for by Feiglin caused alarm on social networking site Twitter where users implored Palestinians able to go to Al-Aqsa and defend it. Others claimed the whole affair was a hoax.