The TV channel «al Arabiya» reports that the government of Israel has decided to reopen the access to the Haram al-Sharif and al-Aqsa mosque. This was announced by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The entrance was closed after the murder of two policemen. The mufti of Jerusalem Sheikh Muhammad Hussein called on the faithful to violate the ban, was arrested and refused his appeal.
Published in the London newspaper «al-Hayat» notes that access to al-Aqsa was closed for the first time in 800 years. According to the publication, the Israeli police conducted searches in mosques, offices and libraries. Checked and cars. Muslims and Christians of Jerusalem said that we are talking about the aggression against the mosque.
The TV channel «al-Dzhazira» tells about mass demonstrations in support of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, held in Turkey on the anniversary of the failure of the July coup, 2016. Tens of thousands of people gathered on a bridge across the Bosphorus bridge in Istanbul. After the coup, it was renamed the Bridge of martyrs on July 15. In front of them was the head of state, saying that the death penalty for traitors is restored.
The Hamas website «Palestinian information center» reports that West of Ramallah Israeli forces killed a Palestinian resistance fighter. A day earlier, 34-year-old Ahmad Khalil participated in the attack on the cars occupants. Killing of Ahmad, the soldiers took his body with him.
Agency Maan quoted the President of Israel Reuven Rivlin at the ceremony in honor of the third anniversary of the operation «Indestructible rock». The head of state said that the return held in the Gaza strip Israeli citizens and the remains of fallen IDF soldiers – the condition of the shipping sector of the goods needed for reconstruction.