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According to false reports by PA Daily, Israel's "project to build their alleged Temple under the Al-Aqsa Mosque is concluding"

Excerpt of a column by Ramzi Oudeh, regular columnist for the official PA daily

Headline: “Israel deepens its escape from the obligations of peace”



“In the early morning hours of Friday [April 15, 2022], in a dangerous escalation, the occupation forces invaded the Al-Aqsa Mosque (refers to violent Arab riots and Israeli efforts to restore order -Ed.). Hundreds of soldiers and snipers desecrated the mosque, destroyed its contents, and harmed its historical assets. They arrested over 300 Palestinians and 152 others were wounded according to [official] PA TV. In parallel to these attacks on the Islamic sites, the project to build the alleged Temple under the Al-Aqsa Mosque as a linear continuation to the Al-Buraq Wall (i.e., the Western Wall of the Temple Mount) is concluding. What is Israel’s goal behind this crime? …

Israel’s desire is that a third Intifada will break out, which will remove it from the peace process crisis and give it more time to Judaize Jerusalem, expand the settlement, and return to eliminating the Palestinian people’s political, economic, and human resources.

In order to deal with this trap, the Palestinian people must seek the possible options for resisting the Zionist project and focus its efforts on two main strategies: the first – asking for international protection, and the second – gradual civil disobedience.”




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.


The Al-Buraq Wall - Islam's Prophet Muhammad is said to have ridden during his Night Journey from Mecca to "al aqsa mosque", i.e., "the farthest mosque" (Quran, Sura 17), and there tied his miraculous flying steed named Al-Buraq to a "stone" or a "rock." (Jami` at-Tirmidhi, Book 47, Hadith 3424). In the 1920's, Arab Mufti Haj Amin Al-Husseini decided to identify the Western Wall of the Temple in Jerusalem as that "rock" or "stone," and since then Muslims refer to the Western Wall as the "Al-Buraq Wall."