Day 120: Jerusalem during “Al-Aqsa Flood” Operation
February 3, 2024

On the 120th day of "Al-Aqsa Flood Operation", the Israeli authorities continue to impose restrictions on worshipers entering Al-Aqsa Mosque, while settlers assaulted a Christian cleric in the Old City of Jerusalem, and the forces continued their incursions into the neighborhoods and set up random checkpoints in the city of Jerusalem.

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center – Jerusalem explained that the Israeli occupation forces continue to impose strict restrictions on worshipers entering Al-Aqsa; by randomly stopping the worshipers and searching all those who come to it and checking their identities, in addition to being stationed at the gates of Al-Aqsa and placing the iron barriers, in addition to spreading on the roads leading to Al-Aqsa.

The worshippers continue to flock to the Al-Aqsa Mosque, from the cities and villages of the Palestinian 1948 lands, despite the restrictions and obstruction of entry to Al-Aqsa.

The forces also continued to be present in the streets of the Old City, and at its gates.

Attack on a Christian cleric

In the "Mount Zion" area of the Old City of Jerusalem, settlers chased the cleric Nicodemus Schnabel, head of the Benedictine monks in the Holy Land, and spat on him, then cursed Jesus Christ, peace be upon him, and also tried to prevent him from photographing them.

During the recent period, the attacks of the settlers on the clergy, Christians and pilgrims, in the Mount Zion area and its surroundings, were repeated, in addition to verbally insulting them and attacking the churches in the place.

On the other hand, the forces continued to deploy in the streets of Jerusalem and stop and search the youths.