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Israel plans to “destroy” the Al-Aqsa Mosque, "dividing it according to areas" warns PA ministry

Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs warns against serious dangers threatening the Al-Aqsa Mosque”



“The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates warned against the serious dangers threatening the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque – destruction and division according to areas.”




"Division according to areas and times" refers to a proposed law (May 2013) being reviewed in Israeli Parliament that would allow for both Jews and Muslims to pray on the Temple Mount, what the Palestinians call the Al-Aqsa Mosque plaza. The law seeks to designate separate prayer times and areas of the site for Muslims and Jews. However, Israeli PM Netanyahu has stated on many occasions that the Israeli government has no intention of ‎changing the status quo on the Temple Mount, which means Jews are allowed to enter the Temple Mount, but cannot pray there or engage in any type of worship.