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August 15, 2012 12:00 am

PA Rejects Call to Allow Jewish Prayer at Temple Mount

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Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad. Photo: wiki commons.

Times of Israel – The Palestinian Authority on Tuesday condemned Israeli calls to allow Jews to pray on the Temple Mount, saying that Israeli incitement against the Al-Aqsa Mosque could lead to “a disaster.”

In its weekly meeting, PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad’s government condemned what it said were “the continuous Israeli schemes against the Al-Aqsa mosque” which it claimed included Israeli digging underneath the mosque; daily incursions “by the army and the settlers”; calls to destroy the mosque or allow Jews to pray in it; and Israel’s prevention of Muslims from praying in the mosque during certain times of day.

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