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Police arrest East Jerusalemite for hanging Hamas banner at Temple Mount

Palestinians chant pro-Hamas slogans following Eid al-Fitr prayers in front of a banner supporting the terror group at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem on May 2, 2022. Photo by Jamal Awad/Flash90
Palestinians chant pro-Hamas slogans following Eid al-Fitr prayers in front of a banner supporting the terror group at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem on May 2, 2022. Photo by Jamal Awad/Flash90

Police announce they have arrested a Palestinian resident of East Jerusalem in his twenties on suspicion that he hung a Hamas banner at the Temple Mount compound during Eid prayers earlier today.

“We take every act of incitement, threats, support for or identification with terrorist organizations seriously,” police say in a statement.

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