Israeli police secure the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount, in the Old City of Jerusalem on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Israeli police secure the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount, in the Old City of Jerusalem on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Middle East

Israel brands UN Security Council meeting on holy site visit ‘absurd’

  • UN Security Council met in response to Israel security minister’s visit to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem
  • The Palestinians sharply disagreed with Israel at the meeting, which was requested by the United Arab Emirates and China

Israeli police secure the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount, in the Old City of Jerusalem on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Israeli police secure the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount, in the Old City of Jerusalem on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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