Thursday, 5 January 2023 — Jonathan Cook
By visiting Al-Aqsa, the Jewish Power leader showed he has the whip hand – and there are surely more provocations up his sleeve
Middle East Eye – 5 January 2023
Israel’s new national security minister, Itamar Ben-Gvir, lost no time in demonstrating who is boss. On Tuesday, days after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government was sworn in, the ultra-nationalist politician marched straight in to the Al-Aqsa Mosque complex in the occupied Old City of Jerusalem – probably the most incendiary site in the Middle East.