Rashida Tlaib inaccurately dates Al-Aqsa incident to Eid al-Adha

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Rashida Tlaib inaccurately dates Al-Aqsa incident to Eid al-Adha
Tlaib inaccurately said that the Al-Aqsa incident occurred on Eid Al Adha rather than the Day of Arafah.
By GABRIELLE ABRAMS
JULY 21, 2021

Rashida Tlaib, a US representative from Michigan, in a Tweet about Israel storming the Al-Aqsa Mosque on Sunday, inaccurately stated that the incident occurred on the Muslim holiday Eid Al Adha. She tweeted a video posted by Al Jazeera reporter Arwa Ibrahim of Israeli police causing destruction and shooting bullets on the Aqsa Mosque compound. Tlaib wrote: "Why is Israel attacking Al Aqsa on Eid Al Adha (the holiest day for Muslims)? Why attack people who are literally kneeling down in prayer? Answer: To continue dehumanizing Palestinians even in prayer. It's not enough to bomb them while they sleep or demolish their homes."

The Tweet now has over 3,000 retweets and 6,000 likes. Tlaib claimed that Israel's attack occurred on Eid Al Adha. The holiest day for Muslims, however, began the following evening, July 19, rather than July 18 as Tlaib stated. The incident did occur on the Day of Arafah, however, which is commemorated every year on the day before Eid al-Adha, and is considered the holiest day of the Islamic year.

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