Ahmad Tibi holds a Palestinian flag atop the Temple Mount, January 3, 2015 (photo credit: Channel 2 / Tamar Abidat)
Ahmad Tibi said to call Al-Aqsa Mosque the ‘crown jewel of Jerusalem, which will be the capital of Palestine’
Ahmed Tibi, an Arab-Israeli Knesset member, raised the Palestinian flag on the Temple Mount.
Tibi on Saturday led a procession of hundreds of eastern Jerusalem Palestinians to the site in honor of the birthday of the prophet Muhammad.
The United Arab List-Taal party lawmaker called for “an end to the occupation” and said that “the procession sends a message of liberty and peace and a desire to shake free the burden of the occupation in order to gain a normal and free life.”
He called the Al-Aqsa Mosque, where the procession ended, “the crown jewel of Jerusalem, which will be the capital of Palestine,” Ynet reported…