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PA officials on Temple Mount riots: Jews attempting to enter the Mount "on the pretext that they are connected to it"; call "to stop this dangerous attack against the Al-Aqsa Mosque"
"Condemnations of the desecration of the Al-Aqsa Mosque’s sanctity and the attacks against worshippers, calls to come [to the Al-Aqsa Mosque]"
Jun 3, 2019
President of Al-Quds Open University: “Jews have no religious connection” to Jerusalem
"He talked about the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict and noted that the Muslims and Christians’ connection to Jerusalem is a religious connection, while the Jews have no religious connection to it."
May 7, 2019
Palestinian Fatwa Council: “The Al-Aqsa Mosque... is entirely Islamic, and any interference in its affairs by non-Muslims is illegitimate”
Headline: “The [Palestinian] Supreme Fatwa Council emphasized the Islamicness of every part of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque” “The Palestinian Supreme Fatwa Council emphasized that the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, with all of its mosques, domes, plazas, and courtyards, aboveground and underground, is...”
Mar 15, 2019
Fatah Facebook conveys “a blessing of honor and admiration to the men and women carrying out Ribat in Jerusalem”
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: “A blessing of honor and admiration to the men and women carrying out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) in Jerusalem. You are the nation’s glory and the first line of defense for our cause and...”
Mar 12, 2019
PA Foreign Ministry warns against “catastrophic dangers and consequences of the Judaizing excavations under the Al-Aqsa Mosque”
Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates warns about the dangers of the Judaizing excavations under the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Old City [of Jerusalem]” “The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates warned about the catastrophic dangers and consequences of the...”
Mar 4, 2019
Preacher at Al-Aqsa Mosque: “The Al-Aqsa Mosque belongs solely to Muslims”
"More than 30,000 worshippers held Friday prayers at the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Gate of Mercy Mosque within it, amid an increased presence of the occupation forces. Blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque preacher Sheikh Muhammad Salim condemned the occupation authorities’ escalation through decisions to..."
Mar 2, 2019
PA governmental spokesman: The Al-Aqsa Mosque and everything in the area “is an Islamic mosque that belongs to the Muslims only”
Headline: “The [PA] Presidential Office and government condemned the occupation’s steps at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and Jordan sent Israel a letter of protest” “The [PA] Presidential Office and transitional government yesterday [Feb. 18, 2019] strongly condemned the occupation’s steps at the blessed...”
Feb 19, 2019
Cartoon in PA daily depict Jews painting over woman’s face representing Jerusalem
Headline: “Jerusalem” The cartoon shows the head of an Arab woman wearing a head covering, apparently representing Jerusalem, and in the background are the silhouettes of mosques and churches. Three small Jews wearing kippahs (Jewish skullcaps) and standing in cranes with Stars of David on them and...
Feb 14, 2019
PA daily refers to Jews that “invaded” the Al-Aqsa Mosque and heard about the “lie of the alleged Temple”
Headline: “Dozens of settlers invaded the Al-Aqsa Mosque” “Fifty-five settlers invaded the Al-Aqsa Mosque yesterday [Feb. 10, 2019] from the direction of the Mughrabi Gate, with heightened protection from the occupation forces. The settlers walked around in separate groups in the blessed mosque...”
Feb 11, 2019
PA minister calls on Palestinians to carry out Ribat at the Cave of the Patriarchs to “prevent the occupation and its settlers from taking control of it”
Headline: “Ida’is: Employing 17 additional guards at the Ibrahimi Mosque” “[PA] Minister of Religious Affairs Sheikh Yusuf Ida’is yesterday [Feb. 7, 2019] announced the employment of 17 additional guards at the Ibrahimi Mosque (i.e., Cave of the Patriarchs)… Ida’is also urged the citizens to come...”
Feb 8, 2019
PA daily claims Jews visiting the Temple Mount “invaded” the Al-Aqsa Mosque and heard about “the alleged Temple”
Headline: “Over 40 settlers invaded the Al-Aqsa Mosque” “Over 42 settlers invaded the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque yesterday [Feb. 7, 2019] from the Mughrabi Gate, under heightened protection by the occupation forces. The settlers carried out provocative tours at the mosque and listened to explanations...”
Feb 8, 2019
Fatah official: US is leading “plots” against the Palestinians, including recognizing Jerusalem as “the capital of the Zionist entity”
Headline: “Zaki welcomes the chairman of the General Union of Palestinian Communities in Europe” “Fatah Movement Central Committee member and [Fatah] General Commissioner for Arab and China Relations Abbas Zaki welcomed Chairman of the General Union of Palestinian Communities in Europe Ali Al-Qadi...”
Feb 2, 2019