PA Mufti: Israeli officials call to invade Al-Aqsa Mosque "to build their alleged Temple"
Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida - May 7, 2013

 
The following article was published in the context of a proposed law (May 2013) being reviewed in Israeli Parliament that would allow for both Jews and Muslims to pray on the Temple Mount. The law seeks to implement separate prayer times for Muslims and Jews at the site. The PA Mufti’s response was to call it an "invasion of the mosque... in order to build their alleged Temple":
Headline: “The [PA] Grand Mufti summons [Muslims] to Al-Aqsa and warns of [Jewish] calls to invade”
     "The [PA] Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Palestinian territories Sheikh Muhammad Hussein summoned citizens to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in order to fill it and defend it, especially in light of recent threats from extremist settlers and senior Israeli officials who called for an invasion of the mosque and to impose Israeli sovereignty over it in order to build their alleged Temple.
In a press release, Sheikh Hussein warned that the extremists’ actions, supported by the highest political echelons and defended by the occupation authorities, have increased noticeably of late, constituting a threat to the Al-Aqsa Mosque. He added that the occupation authorities are taking advantage of the rift among Palestinians and of the Arab and Muslim engagement [elsewhere,] in order to carry out their plans. He warned that these authorities intend to grab control of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and divide it (i.e., between Jews and Muslims). Also, he called on the Arab nation and the Ummah (Islamic nation) to act effectively before it is too late, in order to save the Al-Aqsa Mosque."