Prior to 1967 during the Jordanian occupation, the arabs used the area as a trash dump. Also the masque located onthe temple mount had all its gold removed by the jodanians to pay for the 6 day war and replaced by the saudis in the early 1990's. But it shouldn't be too suprising, jerusalem isn't even mentioned in the koran at all, not even a reference.
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from the article: Palestinian official: Western Wall is not Jewish