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Israel continues to change Jerusalem`s "religious, cultural and historical landmarks"

Headline: “Qurei [former PA Prime Minister]: Jerusalem is endangered by Judaization and Israel is perpetuating itself as a colonialist enterprise by surrounding the holy city with a settlement belt”
     “Yesterday... a meeting was held under the auspices of the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People... Ahmad Qurei, head of the Department of Jerusalem Affairs and a member of the PLO Executive Council, emphasized in his opening speech that the status of Jerusalem and its sanctity, from the perspective of the Palestinians and Muslim and Christian Arabs, is in danger. He claimed that the city is now exposed to dangers that will lead to a catastrophe whose results we cannot imagine... Qurei said that Israel continues to change the city’s religious, cultural and historical landmarks, through its pursuit of confiscating land, building settlements on it, and razing homes, in addition to continued excavations and creating tunnels beneath the holy city, which places the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock in danger of collapse... Qurei added that the greatest catastrophe threatening the peace endeavor, and the region as a whole, is the excavation that Israel has carried out, and continues to carry out, under the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock, and the fact that [Israel] continues in its illegal activity in attempting to build the alleged Temple in the place of one of the most important holy places in Muslim history and in Muslim life as a whole.”
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