Netanyahu moves to dampen inflammatory Al-Aqsa comments

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech during a special Knesset session in memory of late Israeli prime minister Yitzak Rabin in Jerusalem on October 26, 2015Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has moved to bring cabinet members into line after a deputy minister said she “dreamed” of seeing the Israeli flag flying over the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound. “It is my dream to see the Israeli flag flying” over Al-Aqsa, she was quoted by Israeli media as saying ahead of the broadcast on parliament’s cable TV channel. “We should raise the flag, this is Israel’s capital and it is the holiest place to the Jewish people,” she said.

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