Abbas: Closure of Jerusalem's al-Aqsa Mosque Site a 'Declaration of War' Staff
Posted: Oct 31, 2014 11:08 AM

Israel’s closure of Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound, known to Jews and Christians as the Temple Mount, following an assassination attempt on Wednesday, is tantamount to a “declaration of war,” Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday morning. Only one day before, Abbas said he did not want another intifada.