Hamas and Islamic Jihad threaten ‘escalation of the Intifada’ over Temple Mount

(Worthy News) – Palestinian militant groups Hamas and the Islamic Jihad called for an escalation in violence amid new Israeli security measures on the Temple Mount.

The two groups said that Israeli-installed metal detectors on the Temple Mount –home to the Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock — were a red line and intolerable, reported Palestinian news agency Maan.

The metal detectors were placed outside the Temple Mount’s nine gates following a terror attack on Friday, where three Israeli-Arabs killed two Israeli police officers at the holy site. [ Source (Read More…) ]