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Abbas’ advisor: US Amb. Friedman is “behaving like an extremist settler who is controlled by racist ideas against all people;” Jerusalem is "an Arab, Palestinian, and Islamic city"
Headline: "Al-Habbash: What American Ambassador Friedman did today in Jerusalem is piracy and an attack against international law" "Supreme Shari'ah Judge and [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas’] Advisor on Religious and Islamic Relations Mahmoud Al-Habbash sharply condemned the participation of US..."
Jun 30, 2019
Fatah official: “We do not want to live in coexistence with the occupation in exchange for economic solutions… no money… can make Abbas forsake his position that Jerusalem is Arab”
"Our message is that we do not want to live in coexistence with the occupation in exchange for economic solutions. We want to get rid of the occupation."
Jun 23, 2019
PA daily: Jews visiting the Temple Mount are “settlers” who ‘invaded” and carried out “provocative tours” while hearing “explanations about the myth and lie of the alleged Temple”
"During their provocative tours, the settlers listened to explanations about the myth and lie of the alleged Temple."
Jun 18, 2019
PA adopts and glorifies murderers who participated in 1929 Arab massacre of Jews
Official PA TV News reporter: “Eighty-nine years and the wound still bleeds every day, and the words still echo during stormy emotions over the execution of the three heroes – Muhammad Jamjoum, Fuad Hijazi, and Ataa Al-Zir… The three Martyrs were executed by the [British] Mandate authorities on the...”
Jun 17, 2019
Abbas’ advisor calls on Muslims to carry out Ribat and Jihad, because Israel continues “to carry out its criminal plots to expel the Palestinians and Judaize [Jerusalem] by... carrying out the criminal plot to destroy the Al-Aqsa Mosque and establish the alleged Temple”
"Al-Habbash: Visiting Jerusalem is obligatory Ribat and Jihad for all Muslims in order to defend it from the occupation"
Jun 15, 2019
PLO, PA condemn Moldova’s decision to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem, demand it be prevented from joining EU until “it revokes its illegal decision”
"A blatant violation and an attack against our people and international law – the PLO and [the PA Ministry of] Foreign Affairs condemn Moldova's decision to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem"
Jun 13, 2019
Jews visiting the Al-Aqsa Mosque described as “breaking in”, “holding provocative tours” and hearing about “the myth of the alleged Temple”
“Approximately 334 settlers broke into the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque… The settlers held provocative tours at the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque and listened to explanations about the myth of the alleged Temple.”
Jun 10, 2019
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
Palestinian preacher: Al-Aqsa Mosque and Cave of the Patriarchs “are Islamic and no one but Islam has a right to interfere in their affairs”
"Everyone [should] hold their prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the holy Ibrahimi Mosque, as these two mosques are Islamic and no one but Islam has a right to interfere in their affairs"
Jun 1, 2019
PA Foreign Ministry claims Israel’s goal is to destroy the Al-Aqsa Mosque in order to “build the alleged Temple”
"The Al-Aqsa Mosque will not remain a holy site for the Muslims, but rather will gradually... become a place of worship of Jews, and will threaten to take the conflict to a religious and dangerous place."
May 23, 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"
May 20, 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