Abbas' advisor: Israel is “reason for all the crises and troubles” in Middle East and the world
WAFA news agency - Nov. 20, 2014

 
     “Mahmoud Al-Habbash, the Supreme Shari’ah Judge and Mahmoud Abbas’ Advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, called the Israeli occupation of Palestine the reason for all the crises and troubles in the Middle East and in the world. He likewise said the only way to realize peace and stop the blood[shed] was to end this occupation, liberate Palestine and establish an independent Palestinian state.”