You can read 19 more articles this month
PALESTINIANS warned of repercussions with a “dangerous” escalation of hostilities after Israeli occupying forces raided and assaulted worshippers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.
The compound was reopened yesterday morning after access to the mosque was blocked in what the Palestinian Authority branded a deliberate provocation.
President Mahmoud Abbas spoke to a number of international leaders calling on them to “urgently interfere” against Israel’s actions and call on Tel Aviv to stop its aggression against Palestinians.
Hamas also called on Arab and Muslim nations “to act immediately in order to stop the Israeli violations and attacks on Jerusalem, its residents and holy sites.
“The Palestinian people are determined to undermine the Israeli measures aimed to impose a new reality in Al-Aqsa Mosque and to deny them their right to access the sacred compound,” the group said in a statement.
The Palestinian Red Crescent said that it had treated six Palestinians who were beaten by Israeli forces at Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Jordanian Minister of Islamic Affairs and Holy Sites Abdul Nasser Abu Basal described Israel’s actions as “a flagrant assault on all religious values, rights and freedom,” and “an attack on all Muslims that touches the entire Islamic nation.”
You can’t buy a revolution, but you can help the only daily paper in Britain that’s fighting for one by joining the 501 club.
Just £5 a month gives you the opportunity to win one of 17 prizes, from £25 to the £501 jackpot.
By becoming a 501 Club member you are helping the Morning Star cover its printing, distribution and staff costs — help keep our paper thriving by joining!
You can’t buy a revolution, but you can help the only daily paper in Britain that’s fighting for one by become a member of the People’s Printing Press Society.
The Morning Star is a readers’ co-operative, which means you can become an owner of the paper too by buying shares in the society.
Shares are £1 each — though unlike capitalist firms, each shareholder has an equal say. Money from shares contributes directly to keep our paper thriving.
Some union branches have taken out shares of over £500 and individuals over £100.
You can’t buy a revolution, but you can help the only daily paper in Britain that’s fighting for one by donating to the Fighting Fund.
The Morning Star is unique, as a lone socialist voice in a sea of corporate media. We offer a platform for those who would otherwise never be listened to, coverage of stories that would otherwise be buried.
The rich don’t like us, and they don’t advertise with us, so we rely on you, our readers and friends. With a regular donation to our monthly Fighting Fund, we can continue to thumb our noses at the fat cats and tell truth to power.
Donate today and make a regular contribution.