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PA Mufti calls on Palestinians to “stop the occupation and its settlers who are doing as they please at the Al-Aqsa Mosque,” warns of “outbreak of a religious war” and states “the Mosque is the sole right of the Muslims”
“[PA] Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territories, preacher at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, [and Palestinian Supreme Fatwa Council Chairman] Sheikh Muhammad Hussein called on all who can come to holy Jerusalem to head toward it, in order to stop the occupation and its settlers who are doing as...”
Sep 20, 2018
PA official refers to US President Trump as “tyrant of the century,” who is “threatening the Palestinian leadership with political and physical assassination”
Headline: "Abu Samhadana: The Palestinian leadership is waging a fierce battle against the tyrant of the century in order to thwart the deal of the century" "District Governor of the [Gaza] Central Area Dr. Abdallah Abu Samhadana emphasized that the [Palestinian] national project is at a dangerous..."
Sep 17, 2018
Palestinian university president's falsification: Jerusalem “is not connected at all to the Jewish religion”
Al-Quds Open University President Younes Amr: "I decided to present the Arab-Islamic-Christian version [of history] – against the invalid and false Jewish version – that this city [Jerusalem], which is considered the gate to Heaven, is connected only to the Islamic religion and to the Christian..."
Sep 15, 2018
Abbas spokesman says Jared Kushner made “an attempt at deception and a forgery of the history of Jerusalem”
Headline: “Abu Rudeina: There will be no peace without the two-state solution and East Jerusalem as the State of Palestine’s capital” “Official [PA] Presidential Office Spokesman [and Fatah Central Committee member] Nabil Abu Rudeina said that [US Senior Presidential Advisor] Jared Kushner’s...”
Sep 15, 2018
Abbas: East Jerusalem will be capital of State of Palestine, and will be “open to all of the monotheistic religions”
Headline: "The [PA] president: Palestine is a role model of coexistence and social peace" "[PA] President Mahmoud Abbas received a delegation of clergy who represent the three monotheistic religions in Palestine at the [PA] presidential headquarters in Ramallah yesterday [Sept. 13, 2018]. The..."
Sep 14, 2018
Op-ed in official PA daily compares US President Trump to a donkey, says US Ambassador to Israel revives the Shakespearean character of an evil Jewish moneylender
Excerpt of op-ed by Yahya Rabah, columnist for the official PA daily and a member of the Fatah Leadership Committee in Gaza Headline: "The aggression and idiocy syndrome" "(The following is a folk saying about two donkeys discussing which of them is the greater fool –Ed.) The doctor donkey said to..."
Sep 12, 2018
PA official criticizes US President Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, saying it is “terror in and of itself”
Headline: “Qalqilya: A meeting of the Executive Council” “Qalqilya District Governor Rafe’ Rawajbeh led the regular meeting of the [Qalqilya District] Executive Council in his office yesterday [Sept. 10, 2018], in the presence of Deputy District Governor Husam Abu Hamda and members of the council...”
Sep 11, 2018
Abbas’ Advisor on Religious Affairs repeats libel: Israel is making “criminal attempts to divide, destroy, and Judaize [the Al-Aqsa Mosque]”
Headline: "Al-Habbash gave a letter from President Abbas to the Ivory Coast president" "Supreme Shari’ah Judge of Palestine, [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas’] advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, [and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice] Mahmoud Al-Habbash… gave the Friday..."
Sep 8, 2018
PA religious minister: “The Al-Aqsa Mosque, including its plazas and surroundings, is a pure Islamic waqf, and that it is impossible to change this fact in any way”
Headline: "Ida'is: Sovereignty over the Al-Aqsa Mosque is an exclusive right of the Muslims" "[PA] Minister of Religious Affairs Yusuf Ida'is said that… the Al-Aqsa Mosque, including its plazas and surroundings, is a pure Islamic waqf (i.e., an inalienable religious endowment in Islamic law), and..."
Aug 28, 2018
Fatah calls closing Al-Aqsa Mosque following stabbing attempt there a “crime,” Islamic official: Israel is “plotting against the Al-Aqsa Mosque,“ which only Muslims have a right to
“The Palestinian National Liberation Movement Fatah called on its members worldwide and those who can to come to the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque and carry out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) there and in its gates, as resistance to the new Israeli crime that was...”
Aug 18, 2018
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
Abbas advisor briefs Islamic scholars on the “strong Israeli attack” and “daily violations” at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, demands “Muslims worldwide” visit the Mosque and “carry out Ribat there”
Headline: “Al-Habbash discussed the recent developments with the Council of Islamic Scholars of Indonesia” “Supreme Shari’ah Judge of Palestine, [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas’] advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, [and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice] Mahmoud Al-Habbash...”
Aug 17, 2018
PA Minister of Religious Affairs calls on Palestinians to carry out Ribat at the Cave of the Patriarchs
Headline: “Ida’is called for mass Friday prayers at the Ibrahimi Mosque” “[PA] Minister of Religious Affairs Yusuf Ida’is called on our people everywhere it is located to go on Friday [Aug. 10, 2018] to pray at the Ibrahimi Mosque (i.e., Cave of the Patriarchs) and carry out Ribat (i.e., religious...”
Aug 10, 2018
Abbas’ Fatah: “Israel has drawn up a plan for the destruction of the Al-Aqsa Mosque,” has no right to Jerusalem or the Western Wall
Headline: “Fatah: Israel has drawn up a plan for the destruction of the Al-Aqsa Mosque” “The Fatah Movement emphasized that Israel has drawn up a plan for the destruction of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and began to carry it out a long time ago, and this is through the ongoing excavations under the Al-Aqsa...”
Jul 27, 2018
Fatah libel: Israel destroys the Al-Aqsa Mosque, “it is a completely Islamic site to which the Jews have no right”
Official PA TV newsreader 1: “The Fatah Movement emphasized that Israel has prepared a plan – and began carrying it out a while ago – to destroy the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque through the ongoing excavations underneath the mosque (sic.)” Official PA TV newsreader 2: “Official [Fatah] Movement Spokesman...”
Jul 26, 2018
Fatah calls on Palestinian VIPs to go to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and carry out Ribat there, in response to Jews calling to “invade” (i.e. visit) the Temple Mount
Headline: "Fatah and the prominent figures in Jerusalem are calling to come out and go up and carry out Ribat at the Al-Aqsa Mosque today" "The Fatah Movement called on the prominent national figures in Jerusalem, the eternal capital of the State of Palestine, to go up to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and..."
Jul 22, 2018
Abbas condemns Jewish Nation-State law, says Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine and “there will be no peace, security, or stability for anyone without it”
Headline: "Palestinian, Arab, and international condemnations of the ratification of the racist 'nation-state law' in the Israeli Parliament" "[PA] President Mahmoud Abbas emphasized that Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the State of Palestine, that there will be no peace, security, or stability..."
Jul 20, 2018
PA Religious Affairs Minister: Israel is planning “the destruction of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the establishment of their [Jews’] alleged Temple;” PA Mufti: Israel wants to “Judaize” Jerusalem
“[PA] Minister of Religious Affairs Yusuf Ida’is said that the occupation’s actions in Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa Mosque are a dangerous violation… the last of which being the excavations that the occupation institutions are conducting underneath the Al-Aqsa Mosque (sic., Israel does not excavate...”
Jul 18, 2018
PA Mufti: Selling land in Jerusalem and in Palestine to Israeli “infidels” is heretical, and "treason" against Allah
“[PA] Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territories and blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque preacher Sheikh Muhammad Hussein emphasized the prohibition on facilitating the transfer of ownership of any part of Jerusalem and the land of Palestine to enemies. This is in light of the occupation...”
Jul 10, 2018
Palestinian officials condemn Israeli minister’s visit to the Temple Mount as an “invasion,” a “provocative tour” that calls for the establishment of the “alleged Temple,” that beats the “drums of religious war”
"[Israeli] Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in the occupation government Uri Ariel yesterday morning [July 8, 2018] invaded the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque (i.e., the Temple Mount) at the head of a group of settlers, from the direction of the Dung Gate [of Jerusalem’s Old City]. Together..."
Jul 9, 2018
Palestinian officials: “Judaizing” Festival of Lights in Jerusalem’s Old City is part of a “plan to erase its Arab, Islamic, and Christian nature, and to give an impression that the city is Jewish”
“Jerusalem sank into the darkness of the Judaizing Festival of ‘Lights’ (i.e., the Jerusalem Festival of Light) that the Jerusalem Municipality organized over the past week… Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) representative Attorney Ahmed Al-Ruweidi said that ‘What is happening in Jerusalem...”
Jul 5, 2018
Call by PLO to boycott the Jerusalem Municipal Elections to protest Israel’s attempts at “Judaization” of Jerusalem published in official PA daily
Headline: “The [PLO] Popular National Conference [of Jerusalem] calls to boycott the elections for the occupation’s municipality in Jerusalem” “The [PLO] Popular National Conference [of Jerusalem] renewed its call to all the members of our people in occupied Jerusalem to completely boycott the...”
Jul 5, 2018
General supervisor of PA official media calls to prevent the Eurovision from being held in Jerusalem to prevent “legitimization of the Israeli occupation and the Israeli actions, such as Judaization”
Headline: “Assaf turns to the Arab and European institutions in order to prevent the Eurovision from being held in Jerusalem” “General Supervisor of the Official Media, Minister Ahmad Assaf, yesterday [July 3, 2018] thanked Chairman of the Arab States Broadcasting Union Muhammad Al-Awwash,...”
Jul 4, 2018
PA government: Light Festival in Jerusalem is "Judaization;" Jerusalem has been Arab "since the dawn of history"
"The [PA] national unity government yesterday [July 1, 2018] condemned the Judaizing festival called the International Festival of Light, which the occupation authorities are holding in occupied Jerusalem. Official [PA] Government Spokesman Yusuf Al-Mahmoud said: 'What the occupation authorities..."
Jul 2, 2018
Abbas’ advisor: Islam’s religious war to destroy Israel has started; Israel is the "culture of Satan"
Official PA TV program Quranic Horizons, lecture on Sura 2:114 of the Quran by Supreme Shari’ah Judge, Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice Mahmoud Al-Habbash Supreme Shari’ah Judge, Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor on Religious and...
Jun 30, 2018