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Israel plans to “build their alleged Temple,” says Fatah official

Fatah Jerusalem Branch Secretary Shadi Mattour: “The occupation has a plan according to which there will be a Jewish majority in [Jerusalem], larger than the Muslim majority, and it wants to change the entire religious nature of the holy city. We say that the break-ins to the Al-Aqsa Mosque plazas serve a purpose: They are meant to change the site that is holy to the Muslims and [they want to] build their alleged Temple.”

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.