Israeli minister Itamar Ben-Gvir walking through the courtyard of Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Tuesday. Photo: AFP/Minhelet Har-Habait (Temple Mount Administration)
Israeli minister Itamar Ben-Gvir walking through the courtyard of Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Tuesday. Photo: AFP/Minhelet Har-Habait (Temple Mount Administration)
Middle East

Israel minister’s Al-Aqsa compound visit draws reaction from allies and enemies

  • Israeli Cabinet minister Itamar Ben-Gvir visited a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site
  • Tuesday’s visit angered the Palestinians and drew a slew of condemnations

Israeli minister Itamar Ben-Gvir walking through the courtyard of Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Tuesday. Photo: AFP/Minhelet Har-Habait (Temple Mount Administration)
Israeli minister Itamar Ben-Gvir walking through the courtyard of Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Tuesday. Photo: AFP/Minhelet Har-Habait (Temple Mount Administration)
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