Palestinian News Item
PA Minister of Religion spreads libel: Israel involved in the Al-Aqsa Mosque arson in 1969
Official Palestinian Authority TV - Aug. 23, 2013
PA Minister of Religious Affairs Mahmoud Al-Habbash:
"Where is the Al-Aqsa Mosque? ... It is lost. It was set on fire 44 years ago by criminal hands, in the shadow of a criminal occupation, and acting in collusion with the criminal occupation."
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Note: The fire in the Al-Aqsa Mosque in 1969 was started by a deranged Australian Christian, but the Palestinian Authority for years has attributed it to Israel.