Scuffles broke out and several were detained as worshippers observed Eid al-Fitr in Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem on Sunday, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
The ceremony was taking place outside Al-Aqsa, as its interior remains closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The mosque is expected to reopen after Eid al-Fitr, the site's governing body announced on Tuesday, May 19.
After... Еще a month of fasting and prayer, many Muslims gather to pray and celebrate with family and friends, attend communal prayers and focus on charitable acts.
The Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam's third-holiest site, has been closed since March for the first time in more than 50.