These are the Israeli leaders who want to destroy al-Aqsa
Date Written: 2017-06-24
Publisher: The Electronic Intifada
Year Published: 2017
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX21166
The recent violence at the al-Aqsa temple and subsequent response by Israeli leadership underscores the belief that the intent is to replace the Muslim holy site as part of the broader agenda of Israeli sovereignty.
Excerpt: Israelis who seek to take over al-Aqsa see the 14 July  attack and subsequent violence as an opportunity to advance this agenda. Immediately after the incident, the Temple movement's official body released a statement calling to expel Palestinians from the compound: "We must liberate the Temple Mount from the murderous Islam and return it to the people of Israel."