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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."
Sep 4, 2019
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."
Aug 30, 2019
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...”
Aug 30, 2019
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..."
Aug 23, 2019
Fatah official calls for a return to “military activity,” i.e. intifada-style terror
Headline: "A senior Fatah official: The return of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades to military activity is required now" "Fatah Movement Revolutionary Council member Hatem Abd Al-Qader demanded that the military activity of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades (i.e., Fatah's military wing) be renewed, in the..."
Aug 18, 2019
Abbas’ advisor: Temporarily closing the Al-Aqsa Mosque following a stabbing attack there “is a declaration of war against Islam,” calls on Muslims to carry out Ribat there
Headline: “Al-Habbash: Closing the Al-Aqsa Mosque is a declaration of war against Islam and the Muslims” “Supreme Shari’ah Judge of Palestine and [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas’] Advisor on Religious Affairs and Islamic Relations Mahmoud Al-Habbash said that the fact that the Israeli occupation...”
Aug 15, 2019