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Fatah official: Jewish history is “myths and lies,” Israel making new reality at Al-Aqsa which will lead to world religious war, calls to “defend” holy sites
"The Israeli occupation government's insistence on using various myths and lies in its service... in Jerusalem... will only lead to destruction"
Oct 21, 2019
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"
Sep 1, 2019
PA Religious Affairs Ministry: Israel plans to take control of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, which is “a purely Islamic waqf”
Headline: "The [PA] Ministry of Religious Affairs condemned the clearing of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and called to stop the attack against it" "The [PA] Ministry of Religious Affairs condemned the fact that the occupation forces removed the worshippers and those carrying out Ribat (i.e., religious..."
Aug 15, 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
Abbas’ advisor calls on Muslims worldwide “to defend the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque from the Israeli occupation's plots and its barbaric attacks”, Jews visiting the holy site are “terrorist colonialists who are desecrating” it
"Al-Habbash calls on Muslims to defend the Al-Aqsa Mosque from the occupation and its terrorist colonialists"
Aug 11, 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
Abbas advisor: Carrying out Ribat at the Al-Aqsa Mosque is a religious obligation for Muslims “in the shadow of the direct targeting of its sanctity and Islamicness” by Israel and the US
"Visiting Jerusalem and carrying out Ribat at the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque are a religious commandment and a political necessity"
Jun 14, 2019
Abbas’ advisor during visit to Malaysia describes Israeli “attacks” on Jerusalem and holy sites, including allowing “settlers” to “invade” and “desecrate” Al-Aqsa; All Muslims should come to Jerusalem to defend it and “carry out Ribat”
"A call was also [directed] to all Muslims that can to come to Jerusalem in order to visit the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, carry out Ribat there..."
Jun 13, 2019
Al-Aqsa TV broadcast declares victory over Israel in Gaza escalation, praises “resistance” for "Ribat" and firing hundreds of rockets at Israeli cities
"According to the Israeli media, more than 700 missiles were launched from the Gaza Strip – which is patient, carrying out Ribat, and besieged – towards the oppressive occupation entity in the last two days"
May 6, 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
Fatah Facebook conveys “a blessing of honor and admiration to the men and women carrying out Ribat in Jerusalem”
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: “A blessing of honor and admiration to the men and women carrying out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) in Jerusalem. You are the nation’s glory and the first line of defense for our cause and...”
Mar 12, 2019
PA religious minister calls on “the Arabs and Muslims to act to save Jerusalem and the holy sites… ‘We... are still warning about the real dangers surrounding the Al-Aqsa Mosque’”
“Israeli occupation government Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel invaded the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque yesterday (Tuesday) [Feb. 26, 2019] (sic., Feb. 24, 2019) through the Mughrabi Gate at the head of a group of settlers… [PA] Minister of Religious Affairs Sheikh Yusuf Ida’is condemned the occupation...”
Feb 27, 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 minister calls on Palestinians to carry out Ribat at the Cave of the Patriarchs to “prevent the occupation and its settlers from taking control of it”
Headline: “Ida’is: Employing 17 additional guards at the Ibrahimi Mosque” “[PA] Minister of Religious Affairs Sheikh Yusuf Ida’is yesterday [Feb. 7, 2019] announced the employment of 17 additional guards at the Ibrahimi Mosque (i.e., Cave of the Patriarchs)… Ida’is also urged the citizens to come...”
Feb 8, 2019