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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
PA Mufti adds impromptu prayer to prevent Jews exercising right to visit Temple Mount
Official PA TV, Holiday Morning Official PA TV reporter: "Viewers, we will now try to reach [PA Grand] Mufti of Jerusalem [and Palestinian Supreme Fatwa Council Chairman] Sheikh Muhammad Hussein. Your Honor, Sheikh, could you explain for us-" Man: "We want to pray." Reporter: "They are now praying..."
Aug 11, 2019
PA Mufti: Allowing Jews to visit Temple Mount is “a continuation of the series of Judaization [efforts] that is attacking Jerusalem and its blessed mosque… [Al-Aqsa] is an exclusive right of the Muslims”
The [PA grand] mufti calls to stand against the break-ins into the Al-Aqsa Mosque and make a pilgrimage to it”
Aug 7, 2019
PA Mufti: Israel is carrying out “ethnic cleansing” and is planning to destroy Jerusalem, Al-Aqsa Mosque is in danger
"The mufti demanded that the entire world intervene in order to prevent the occupation authorities from destroying the holy city [of Jerusalem] as they are planning to do..."
Jun 19, 2019
PA Mufti condemns “alleged Temple organizations” requests to visit the Temple Mount as “threats to invade”; refer to visits as trying to “defile” the Al-Aqsa Mosque
"The mufti condemned the threats made by those called the alleged ‘Temple organizations’ regarding their intent to invade the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque during the last days of the month of Ramadan..."
May 20, 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
Abbas salutes rioting Palestinians “carrying out Ribat” at the Al-Aqsa Mosque “in light of the constant Israeli violations against Jerusalem and its Islamic and Christian holy sites”
"The president saluted the resolve of the members of our people carrying out Ribat at the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque’s plazas in light of the constant Israeli violations against Jerusalem and its Islamic and Christian holy sites."
Feb 20, 2019
PA Mufti: “The harming of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque and the holy sites and the desecration of their sanctity will certainly lead us to ominous results”
Headline: "More than 40,000 civilians are participating in the Friday prayers at the Al-Aqsa plaza" "More than 40,000 Palestinians from Jerusalem and the 1948 territories (i.e., Israel) participated yesterday [Sept. 21, 2018] in the Friday prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque plaza… During the Friday..."
Sep 22, 2018
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 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: “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
PA Mutfi and Palestinian Supreme Fatwa Council: “Selling lands to enemies means joining the side of the infidels… and whoever does this betrays Allah”
“The Palestinian Supreme Fatwa Council called on the Arab and Islamic nations to be careful not to cooperate with the deal of the century (refers to US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan, which has not been published yet –Ed.), which the American government is attempting to pass. The...”
Jun 29, 2018
PA Mufti: Prosecute everyone who eats in public during Ramadan
Headline: “The [PA] grand mufti calls to honor the sanctity of the month of Ramadan” "[PA] Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territories and [Palestinian] Supreme Fatwa Council Chairman Muhammad Hussein called to preserve the sanctity of the month of Ramadan (i.e., Muslim month of..."
May 15, 2018
PA Mufti: Jerusalem, the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and Palestine are "an Islamic waqf until Judgment Day," and forbids selling or relinquishing it to "enemies"
"[PA] Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territories and Supreme Fatwa Council Chairman Sheikh Muhammad Hussein has forbidden easing the transfer of ownership of Jerusalem and the land of Palestine to enemies. The mufti stated yesterday [April 12, 2018]: 'Palestine, that includes within..."
Apr 13, 2018