Ahhh Irony...post 30 inaccurately alleges that Arabs are the original inhabitants and posts this to an article about excavation at the Temple Mount. Let's see, the Mosque is built on the remains of a Church, conquered and destroyed by invading Arabs. The Church and the Mosque are built on the remains of the Biblical Jewish Temple. The Moslem party line has been to deny Jewish history, claim there was no Jewish Temple in Jerusalem and to ban excavation. Early British violators of this rule found that the remains under the Mosque match the description found in the Torah and not what the local Moslems told them...
North Korea insists it 'regrets,' not apologizes, over mine blast that killed 2 South soldiers (AP)
from the article: Waqf Temple Mount excavation raises archaeologists' protests