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Israel is an “existential danger” to Jerusalem, says Fatah while "proudly and admiringly congratulating" Arab riots and inciting more violence
Fatah calls violent Arab rioters “a symbol of honour of the Palestinian people” whose violence is a "heroic struggle which ensures the defeat of the occupation and its plots of Judaization and settlement”
May 9, 2021
Jerusalem District calls on "old and young, men and women" to carry out ribat, religious conflict over land claimed to be Islamic
"We will defend Al-Aqsa Mosque and Jerusalem with our souls and our bodies" says Jerusalem District – "we promise to defend this city until achieving victory on its land or Martyrdom under its fragrant soil"
Mar 1, 2021
Fatah in Nablus calls on Palestinians to “come out… in force” against “any attempt to harm the holy city, Judaize it, and change its characteristics,” if US recognizes Jerusalem as Israeli capital
Headline: “Fatah in Nablus called for a popular uprising (i.e., term used by Palestinians, which also refers to the use of violence and terror) against Trump’s decision” “The Fatah Movement in Nablus today, Wednesday [Dec. 6, 2017], called to come out determinedly and in force against American...”
Dec 6, 2017
PA Minister of Religious Affairs claims Cave of the Patriarchs is "only ours, Palestinians' and Muslims', and the Jews have no right to it"
Headline: “Thousands marked the Anniversary of the Night Journey and Ascent to Heaven at the Ibrahimi Mosque” “The plazas and passageways of the Ibrahimi Mosque (i.e., the Cave of the Patriarchs) were filled yesterday [April 24, 2017] with thousands of civilians and visitors from various districts...”
Apr 25, 2017
PA accuses Israel of promoting “invasions of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque in order to... Judaize the holy city [of Jerusalem],” calls on Palestinians, incl. those “in the Palestinian Interior occupied in 1948” to carry out Ribat
“In its weekly meeting held yesterday [April 18, 2017] in the Jenin district… the [PA] government condemned the racist policy of oppression that is being implemented against the worshippers and those carrying out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic), men and women...”
Apr 19, 2017
PLO official claims Israel wants “religious war,” is “burning” the Al-Aqsa Mosque to establish the “alleged Temple"
Headline: “Qurei calls for Arab and Islamic coordination in order to defend the Al-Aqsa Mosque from the Judaization and division” “Head of the PLO Department of Jerusalem Affairs [and PLO Executive Committee member] Ahmed Qurei warned of the dangers and consequences of the cruel and unprecedented...”
Aug 22, 2016
Fatah calls on Palestinians to “carry out Ribat and protect the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque” from “Judaization”
Headline: “Fatah calls on our people to protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque” “The Fatah movement warned the Israeli government of the consequences of the Jewish extremist organizations’ calls to invade the Al-Aqsa Mosque on what is called ‘the holiday of Hannukah,’ and called on our people to carry out...”
Dec 7, 2015
Fatah: Israel carrying out “historic, religious, and cultural massacre” against Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque
Headline: “Fatah calls for unification of the efforts to protect the Al-Aqsa [Mosque]” “The Fatah movement called to unify the efforts to protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque and its plaza, in all possible legitimate ways. Fatah Spokesperson Osama Al-Qawasmi stated yesterday that the harm to the holy places,...”
Aug 27, 2015
Fatah spokesman in Jerusalem: Palestinians "will continue to carry out Ribat... regardless of the cost"
Headline: “The occupation continues its efforts to Judaize the Al-Aqsa [Mosque], and calls for a popular uprising in support of the Mosque” “Head of the Supreme Muslim Council in Jerusalem [Sheikh] Ikrima Sabri stated: ‘The Islamic public throughout the world remembers the burning of the Al-Aqsa...”
Aug 22, 2015
PA Minister of Religious Affairs: Israel is trying to “Judaize the Al-Aqsa Mosque” and “attack the Ribat fighters,” Jews have nothing to do with the Temple Mount
Headline: “Ida’is: ‘The daily actions of the occupation at the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] are preparing the ground for its takeover” “[PA] Minister of Religious Affairs Yusuf Ida’is called attention to the danger of the recurring calls by extremist Jews to carry out extensive invasions of the Al-Aqsa Mosque…...”
Aug 4, 2015
PA government calls on "the Palestinian people... to stand as one protecting Jerusalem and its Al-Aqsa [Mosque]… and to come out against the plot to Judaize it"
“During the [PA] government meeting yesterday [July 28, 2015]… it stressed that the daily attacks against the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] and the worshippers are part of the crazed attack being led by the Israeli right and the settlers, under the Israeli government and its army’s protection and in flagrant...”
Jul 29, 2015
PA Minister of Religious Affairs: All Muslims should support and aid Ribat fighters
“During his meeting with the preacher and great scholar and Islamic thinker Dr. Muhammad Rateb Al-Nablusi in Amman, Minister of Religious Affairs Yusuf Ida’is called on all Muslims in the world to act quickly to protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque, to talk about Jerusalem and its importance in their Friday...”
Jul 27, 2015
Fatah calls to protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque from Israel's "plan of Judaization" to "increase tension and turn the conflict into a religious one"
“The Fatah movement emphasized the Arab identity of Jerusalem and its holy places to Islam and Christianity, and [the need to] redeem the Al-Aqsa Mosque through sacrifices. This is in order to prevent the implementation of the [Israeli] plan to Judaize it, and to [have] the invading settlers take...”
Jul 26, 2015
PA minister of Religious Affairs calls on Muslims to carry out Ribat to free Al-Aqsa Mosque and “protect Jerusalem from Judaization”
Headline: “Ida’is calls to visit Al-Aqsa and protect Jerusalem from Judaization” “Minister of Religious Affairs Yusuf Ida’is… reiterated his call to visit the Al-Aqsa Mosque and to continuously carry out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) there, and begged Allah to...”
Jul 6, 2015
Israel detained Fatah leader due to call for religious war in defense of Al-Aqsa “whatever the sacrifice”
"On Nov. 17, 2014, the youth Yussuf Al-Ramouni died a Martyr’s (Shahid’s) death, after he was strangled by the settler herds (i.e., this refers to a busdriver who hanged himself, see below). During a condolence visit to [Al-Ramouni’s] home, Ghaith said: ‘We congratulate you on this Martyrdom..."
Dec 2, 2014
Qalqilya governor: Palestinians are carrying out “campaign of Ribat” under Abbas’ orders
In a speech on Oct. 17, 2014, Mahmoud Abbas called on all Palestinians to "carry out Ribat (religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) to protect Al-Aqsa Mosque from being "defiled" by Israel. PA TV broadcast that specific part of Abbas' speech 19 times in 3 days. In the same vein, the..."
Nov 4, 2014
PLO Executive: Israel commits war crimes at Al-Aqsa Mosque
“PLO Executive Committee Member and Head of the Department for Jerusalem Affairs Ahmed Qurei ‘Abu Alaa’ said that the settler herds’ invasion of Al-Aqsa (i.e., the Temple Mount) through the Mughrabi Gate, their attack on the Murabitat (women who carry out Ribat, religious conflict/war over land...”
Oct 27, 2014