Senior PA official warns of an escalation following Israel’s security measures on the Temple Mount.
- 25 July, 2017 Muslim worshippers refuse to return to Temple Mount, even without metal detectors Waqf opposes any technological measures, including security cameras; Abbas to meet Muslim officials as worshippers pray outside Al-Aqsa
- 25 July, 2017 UN envoy: End Temple Mount crisis by Friday Nickolay Mladenov warns of an escalation unless the crisis over Israeli security measures at the Temple Mount isn't resolved by Friday.
- 27 July, 2017 PA officials: We defeated Israel over Al-Aqsa Palestinian Arabs celebrate 'victory' over Israel's removal of Temple Mount security measures. 'Netanyahu caved in completely.'
- 27 June, 2017 Senior Al-Aqsa official: Stop Israel’s plot on Temple Mount Official tells Hamas newspaper Muslims must establish facts on the ground to prevent Israel from building a synagogue on the Temple Mount.
- 3 August, 2017 ‘Netanyahu promised Abbas he wouldn’t inflame the situation’ Arab report says Abbas 'felt betrayed' by PM's 'determination' to 'escalate' tensions with security measures after Temple Mount attack.