PA official: Israel excavates under the Al-Aqsa Mosque to destroy it, will claim it was “an earthquake” and build their “third Temple”
Official PA TV program Good Morning Jerusalem, interview with Sec.-Gen. of the PA Islamic-Christian Council Hanna Issa about Israeli construction and excavations in Jerusalem.
Official PA TV host: "Let's talk about the excavations [in Jerusalem]. We are now at the beginning of the winter season, and the cracks have begun to show clearly in the homes of the [Arab] residents..."
Sec.-Gen. of the PA Islamic-Christian Council Hanna Issa: "They [Israelis] think that they have sovereignty underground (i.e., under the Temple Mount), and they want sovereignty above ground. Through these excavations they plan for the Al-Aqsa Mosque to collapse, and they will say that there was an earthquake, and then they will build their third Temple, Solomon's Temple, as they claim [existed]. "
Hanna Issa holds the following positions: Secretary-General of the PA Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places and member of the Fatah Revolutionary Council