“The government’s brutal actions at the Al-aksa Mosque, changing the status quo by placing metal detectors, will necessarily lead to a third Intifada, that already began today,” Joint List Member of Parliament Taleb Abu Arar, said Friday afternoon. The lawmaker warned of a major Palestinian uprising and accused the police of killing three Palestinians in clashes following weekly prayers in Jerusalem. “Those who initiated the violence and killed three

Palestinians were the Israeli police,” he said. MK Ahmad Tibi, also from the Joint List party, said that the responsibility to the clashes to those who died is the government and its head, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “Netanyahu said that in Mecca there are metal detectors. But Mecca is not under occupation, al-Quds [Jerusalem] is,” he said.  READ MORE