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PA Minister of Religious Affairs calls on Palestinians to carry out Ribat at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and to prevent Israel’s “harming” of holy sites
Headline: “National calls for Ribat at the Al-Aqsa Mosque and its gates” “[PA] Minister of Religious Affairs Sheikh Yusuf Ida’is called on the members of our people to go out on a pilgrimage to the [Al-Aqsa] Mosque and to carry out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be...”
Aug 18, 2018
Fatah and PA officials: Cave of the Patriarchs “is a purely Islamic mosque where the Jews have no right”
“The occupation authorities yesterday [Aug. 8, 2018] announced their intention to close the Ibrahimi Mosque (i.e., Cave of the Patriarchs) for 24 hours due to the Jewish holidays (the site is closed to Muslims 10 days of the year for Jewish holidays, and closed to Jews 10 days of the year for...”
Aug 9, 2018
PA Council head: The Western Wall is an Islamic holy site, Jews "have nothing", there are no Jewish archeological remnants on the Temple Mount
Headline: "Issa: The Al-Buraq is an Islamic waqf (i.e., an inalienable religious endowment in Islamic law), and Israeli archeologists have not found any Jewish antiquities under the Al-Aqsa Mosque" "Expert on international law, [Secretary-General of the PA Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem..."
Dec 18, 2017
PA religious council head: Israel is excavating a “network of tunnels” under the Al-Aqsa Mosque “to the point that its foundations are liable to collapse,” and “continuous Ribat must be carried out” there
Headline: "Issa: An archive must be established that deals with the holy sites in order to tie them to the nation's memory" "Secretary-General of the [PA] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places Dr. Hanna Issa said… that the situation that Jerusalem is in is most difficult, and..."
Jun 29, 2017
Head of PA Jerusalem council: US embassy move "turns the war into a religious war"
Headline: "Jerusalem is protected by international decisions, but the occupation continues to violate them" "Expert on international law [and Secretary-General of the PA Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places and Fatah Revolutionary Council member] Hanna Issa… said about the..."
Jan 14, 2017
Head of PA Jerusalem council: Embassy move is support for "Judaization" of Jerusalem, will lead to "religious war"
"Secretary-General of the [PA] Islamic-Christian Council [for Jerusalem and the Holy Places, Fatah Revolutionary Council member,] and professor of international law Hanna Issa thinks that the American proposal to transfer the embassy to Jerusalem is 'settlement in a new guise and support for the..."
Jan 12, 2017
Fatah official warns against "igniting the region" and instigating "a new religous war" by moving the US embassy to Jerusalem
Headline: "Issa: Transferring the American embassy to Jerusalem will ignite a religious war in the region" "Expert on international law, Fatah Revolutionary Council member [and Secretary-General of the PA Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places] Dr. Hanna Issa warned against..."
Jan 8, 2017
PA official: Israel has plans to "destroy the Al-Aqsa Mosque and build the alleged Temple on its ruins"
Headline: “Hanna Issa calls for Ribat at the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] on the ‘anniversary of the destruction of the Temple’” “Secretary-General of the [Palestinian Authority’s] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places, Dr. Hanna Issa, stated that Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over...”
Jul 21, 2015
Islamic-Christian Jerusalem Council: Jews are planning "brutal attack" on Al-Aqsa Mosque, calls on Palestinians to wage Ribat there
“Secretary-General of the Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places Hanna Issa called on the residents of Jerusalem and the brothers from the Palestinian interior (i.e., Israel) to come to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and wage Ribat (religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic)...”
Jun 4, 2014
Mufti of Jerusalem: "Carry out Ribat" to stop "Israeli attacks and Judaization" of Jerusalem
Headline: “Our people’s religious leaders are calling for help in order to save Jerusalem” “The office of the Chief Religious Justice of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice held a press conference yesterday at the governmental information center at the Ministry of Information in Ramallah, in...”
Feb 17, 2011