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PA Religious Affairs Ministry warns that Netanyahu visit to Hebron "will drag the region into a religious war", calls on Palestinians to "to defend the Ibrahimi Mosque"
"It reminds us of [Israeli Prime Minister] Ariel Sharon’s visit in Jerusalem (i.e., to the Temple Mount) in 2000, which ignited the Al-Aqsa Intifada."
Abbas' spokesman: Netanyahu visit to Hebron was "serious escalation... in the context of continued attacks on Christian and Muslim holy sites," warns of religious war
"We hold the Israeli government responsible for the dangerous escalation which aims at dragging the area into a religious war that no one can bear its consequences."
PA preachers call for all Muslims to carry out Ribat until “the liberation of all our holy sites,” Jews have “no connection” in “any way” to Temple Mount, Cave of the Patriarchs
"The Al-Aqsa Mosque and Ibrahimi Mosque will remain Islamic mosques with all of their territory and all of their parts, and the Jews have no connection to them in any way"
PA Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs: Palestinians must defend the Cave of the Patriarchs “from the occupation's ongoing plots to take it over”
"Al-Rub demanded that every Palestinian... continue to hold prayers at the holy Ibrahimi Mosque and defend it from the occupation's ongoing plots to take it over."
Palestinian Supreme Fatwa Council warns against “attacks” against religious symbols in Jerusalem; “the Palestinian people will not stand idly by in the face of this colonialist cancer”
Headline: “The [Palestinian Supreme] Fatwa Council warned of the danger of attacks against the religious and national symbols in Jerusalem” “The [Palestinian] Supreme Fatwa Council warned of the danger of attacks against the religious and national symbols in occupied Jerusalem, and held the...”
Hamas welcomes “blessed operation,” i.e. terror attack in which Israeli teenage girl was murdered, as response to "Al-Aqsa's call": “Resistance will continue”
Headline: "Hamas: The 'Dolev operation' is welcome and it is a response to Al-Aqsa's call" "The Islamic resistance movement Hamas welcomed the operation of the detonation of a bomb west of Ramallah, within the occupied West Bank, on Friday morning [Aug. 23, 2019], which led to 3 settlers being..."
Fatah: Israel was behind the 1969 Al-Aqsa arson; “the Mosque constitutes a direct target because it constitutes an obstacle before the baseless Zionist stories, and prime among them the lies regarding the alleged Temple”
"The Zionist hostility to the Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem is not coincidental, but rather a continuous chain of organized crimes..."
PA TV: Israel has attempted to harm the Al-Aqsa Mosque since 1969 arson until today; “Judaizing tunnels” meant to “normalize the Jewish presence” there
"Since the Al-Aqsa Mosque arson and to this day, the occupation authorities are attempting by all means and ways to harm the mosque by excavations underneath it."