Israeli Arabs call general strike, MKs to visit Temple Mount

The supreme coordination committee of Israeli Arabs Sunday declared a general strike for Tuesday, in protest against “cabinet ministers incitement” against their community. This step comes on top of a series of Arab Israeli pro-Palestinian disturbances and attacks on security forces and highways and was taken in consultation the United Arab Knesset list. Wednesday, Arab Knesset members announced they will visit Temple Mount in a body, to challenge the ban Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu imposed on lawmakers’ visits in an attempt to defuse the violent tensions surrounding the shrine.

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