Hundreds of Israeli settlers celebrated the blaze at the Masjid Al-Aqsa in Jerusalem on Monday night. In a viral video, the Israeli settlers gathered at the Western Wall of the mosques were seen dancing on the song as fire erupted in Masjid Al-Aqsa.
The Israeli settlers had marched to the Western Wall of the Old City to mark the ‘Jerusalem Day’ and gathered in the compound of the mosque to watch the fire erupt in Masjid Al-Aqsa.
The recent bout of attack on Palestinians by Israeli forces has stirred a massive outcry on social media with Muslims all over the world, including Pakistan, calling the global Muslim leaders to join hands and protect the sanctity of the Masjid Al Aqsa, and save the Palestinians from the brutalities of Israeli forces.
The Palestinian cause and Masjid Al-Aqsa have been trending atop on Pakistani Twitter since the past few days when Israeli forces had made a sudden assault on the worshippers in Masjid Al Aqsa.
Pakistanis have been passionately voicing their support and solidarity with the people of Palestine through social media. Trends, #PalestinianLivesMatter, SAVE MASJID AL AQSA, #SupportGaza, #PalestineWaitingForMuslims, Israel, Ummah, and #WakeUpCall4Muslims have been heavily trending on Pakistan’s Twitter.
Last week, condemnations have poured in from various Muslim countries for Israel to violate the sanctity of the mosque and hurt the worshippers in a brutal attack.
Jordan urged Israel on Sunday to stop what it described as “barbaric” attacks on worshippers in Jerusalem’s al Aqsa mosque and said it would step up international pressure.
Jordan, which has custodianship of Muslim and Christian sites in Jerusalem, said Israel should respect worshippers and international law safeguarding Arab rights.
East Jerusalem tensions have spilled over into clashes between Israeli police and Palestinians around al Aqsa, Islam’s third-holiest mosque, at the height of the Ramadan fasting month.
Meanwhile, Iran called Israel a ‘terror base’. Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan also issued a stern statement warning Israel to withdraw its troops from the Masjid Al-Aqsa.