Israel accused of “extremism” and “desecrating the sanctity of religions”... for allowing Jews to visit the Temple mount for 45 extra minutes
Headline: “The occupation (i.e., Israel) has extended the settlers’ invasion of the Al-Aqsa Mosque”
“The Israeli occupation authorities have extended the settlers’ invasions of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque by an additional 45 minutes. The [PLO] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places… noted that the extension of the invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the desecration of its plazas and places of worship constitute a most dangerous step that reflects the level of Israeli extremism and the Zionist thought that calls to desecrate the sanctity of the [Muslim and Christian] religions and attack [their] holy sites and houses of worship.”
The PA and its leaders misrepresent all of the Temple Mount as an integral part of the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Therefore, they vilify any presence of Jews on the mount as an "invasion." It should be noted that Jews who visit the Temple Mount only enter some sections of the open areas, and do not enter the Al-Aqsa Mosque or the Dome of the Rock. Israeli police ban Jewish prayer at the Temple Mount because of threats of violence by Palestinians.