According the the official press agency version "Israeli forces...stormed Al Aqsa Mosque" [stormtroopers, got that?]. And what 'started' it all? Well, "Israeli police opened the Bab Al Maghareba Gate early today for the entry of zionist extremists" [but they do that every day, to everyone. it's called freedom of access and it is a fundamental legal tenet].
Don't these Arabs understand pluralistic democratic society existence?
Further, we learn that
"Jordan rejects any attempt by Israeli occupation forces to harm holy sites in the Palestinian territories," State Minister for Media Affairs and Communication Nabil Sharif told Petra. "Storming Al Aqsa is an affront to the will of the international community and such action will impede efforts to kickstart the peace process to achieve stability in the region and set up an independent, sovereign and viable Palestinian state," Sharif added.
But the ironic aspect of this blowhard minister is this:
The minister said that repeated Israeli assaults on the compound in the old city of Jerusalem were designed to provoke millions of Arabs and Muslims. Condemnation of the latest attack on worshippers also came from a number of officials and academics, who said it was a further evidence that Israel is in violations of international laws and conventions.
There were no 'worshippers' there other than perhaps some Christians who might have had Bibles with them for the
When someone is constantly fed with just-the-opposite facts, well, I can't make peace with someone like that.
And I don't presume that Israel can, either.