East Jerusalem becomes battleground between Israelis and Palestinians, know why Sheikh Jarrah in discussion
Sheikh Jarrah Evictions: Strong clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinian protesters in East Jerusalem. Israeli security personnel fired stone grenades at the Palestinian people gathered at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in the month of Ramadan.
Since Sunday night in East Jerusalem, there has been a lot of ruckus between Israeli security forces and Palestinians. Israeli authorities have fired tear gas shells and 'stun grenades' during this period. Meanwhile, Palestinian protesters have pelted stones at the police. Israeli police said the stone was pelted on a road near the compound of Al-Aqsa Mosque. At the same time, Palestinians say that in this holy month of Ramadan, 'stun grenades' have been fired on the mosque premises, which has injured more than 70 people. On Monday, Israeli security personnel entered the Al Aqsa Mosque and fired rubber bullets, tear gas shells and sound bombs on the Palestinians on the 28th day of Ramadan, according to Aljazeera's report. Not only this, Israeli helicopters were also seen hovering over the Al Aqsa Mosque complex. Let's know the whole matter….
Won't let Jerusalem affect peace: Netanyahu
According to reports, the clash took place a day before Israeli nationalists took out a parade from the Old City to stake claim to Israel in the disputed area. After this clash which started late at night, the possibility of further violence has increased in the annual 'Jerusalem Day' ceremony on Monday. The Israeli police had allowed the parade to take place on Sunday, despite the ongoing tension between Israel and Palestine for several days. Addressing a special cabinet meeting before 'Jerusalem Day' on Sunday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, "Let no extremist force influence the peace in Jerusalem." We will implement law and order decisively and responsibly. "The Israeli PM said," We will continue the freedom to worship people of all religions, but will not allow violent activities to take place. "
Tension has been instigated on 'Jerusalem Day'
The United States has expressed 'grave concern' with the current situation in Jerusalem. US National Security Advisor Jack Sullivan expressed concern while speaking on the phone to his Israeli counterpart. According to a statement issued by US National Security Council spokeswoman Imli Horn, Sullivan appealed to Israel to "make peace during the Jerusalem Day commemoration." Jerusalem Day "Israel's capture of East Jerusalem in 1967. Is celebrated to commemorate. Tensions have increased in East Jerusalem in recent weeks. Both Israel and Palestine lay claim to East Jerusalem. Palestinian devotees also clashed with the Israeli police in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound late on Friday night. It is being told that the Israeli court's decision is responsible for the wrath of the Palestinians.
Israel is evicting the Palestinians from Sheikh Jarrah
The Central Court of Israel ordered the expulsion of 4 Palestinian families living in East Jerusalem from the Sheikh Jarrah area. The court ordered the right-wing Israelis to settle in all these places. The Israeli Supreme Court was supposed to give a decision on this issue on Thursday, but now the ruling has been postponed to May 10 after a fierce clash. If the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Israeli people, then the Palestinian people would have to leave their homes. Amidst this tension, the old city Israeli police set up a barrier so that the Palestinians would not gather there to break the fast. The Palestinians considered it a violation of their right of submission. At the same time, the police said that they have gathered to maintain law and order.
Sheikh Jarrah is important for Muslims and Jews
Sheikh Jarrah region is important for both Jews and Muslims in religious terms. For this reason, when Jews go to this area, their tension with the Muslims living there increases. It is said that the history of Sheikh Jarrah begins with Hussam al Din al Jarrahi in the 12th century. Husam was the personal physician of the then Taqtawar Islamic General Saladin. Saladin's army had seized Jerusalem. Jarrah in Arabic means surgeon and sheikh is a title given to religious and community leaders. Later Jarahi's tomb was built in this area. The Sheikh Jarrah area is located in the northern part of Jerusalem, off the Old City wall. The Hebrew University is located near this.