Day 37: Al-Aqsa Flood Operation in the city of Jerusalem
November 12, 2023

On the 37th day of “Al-Aqsa Flood” Operation, the siege imposed on Al-Aqsa Mosque and Old City of Jerusalem continued, and incursions and raids into neighborhoods and towns in the city continued, accompanied by arrests and summonses.

Continuous siege

The occupation authorities have continued their tight siege the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, since the seventh of last month, preventing entry to it except for Islamic Endowments employees and the elderly, most of whom are residents of the Old City. The forces stationed at the gates of Al-Aqsa prevent many elderly people from outside the city from entering it to reach Al-Aqsa, especially during prayer times - according to elderly worshippers –.

The occupation forces are deployed in large numbers at all the gates of Al-Aqsa Mosque, and they work to arrest anyone who tries to enter Al-Aqsa, and check his identity and search him. Despite this, most are prevented from entering the mosque.

140 settlers carried out their raids into Al-Aqsa during the morning and afternoon raids.

The forces also continue to deploy at the gates of the Old City, preventing young people from entering it, except for its residents.

The people of the Old City are subjected to daily harassment as they return to their homes inside the wall, by detaining them, checking their identities, and conducting field investigations.

The forces continue to prevent seating in the entire Damascus Gate area.


The occupation authorities carried out raids into several towns and neighborhoods in the city of Jerusalem, raided many homes, conducted house searches, and vandalized their contents.

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center - Jerusalem explained that the forces stormed “Shu’fat refugee camp, Issawiya, Silwan, Sur Baher, and Jabal Al-Mukabber.”

The center explained that municipal crews erased the national slogans written on the town's walls.

In Jabal Al-Mukabber, they raided a number of shops and examined their papers.

Arrests also continued in the city of Jerusalem, and the center monitored the arrest of:

1. Mutasem Mohammad Abu Tayeh

2. Wissam Al-Abbasi

3. Hamza Alayan

4. Amer Aqel

5. Mahdi Alqam

6. Abdullah Al-Qawasmi

7. Mustafa Thaer Suleiman

8. Adam Kayed Mahmoud

9. Mohammad Al-Abbasi

10. Mohammad Nasser

11. Mohammad Dweik

12. Mohammad Iskafi