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Fatah spokesman calls on Palestinians to carry out Ribat and defend Al-Aqsa "using all means"
Headline: “Assaf: The Palestinians will oppose the occupation’s plan using all legitimate means (i.e., including violence)” “Fatah Spokesman Ahmad Assaf held [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu’s extreme right-wing government responsible for the volatile situation in Jerusalem. In...”
Oct 30, 2014
PA Minister of Religous Affairs: Closure of the Al-Aqsa Mosque is part of an Israeli plot to "divide it by times and areas" which may lead to a religous war, calls to carry out "Ribat" at the mosque
"[PA] Minister of Religious Affairs Sheikh Yusuf Ida’is said today, Thursday [Oct. 30, 2014], that the closing of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israeli occupation forces today, for the first time since the Israeli occupation of Jerusalem in 1967, is nothing but a new plot to divide it by times and..."
Oct 30, 2014
PLO Executive: Israel commits war crimes at Al-Aqsa Mosque
“PLO Executive Committee Member and Head of the Department for Jerusalem Affairs Ahmed Qurei ‘Abu Alaa’ said that the settler herds’ invasion of Al-Aqsa (i.e., the Temple Mount) through the Mughrabi Gate, their attack on the Murabitat (women who carry out Ribat, religious conflict/war over land...”
Oct 27, 2014
PA Minister calls for “incessant” Ribat (religious war) at Al-Aqsa Mosque
“[PA] Minister of Religious Affairs Yusuf Ida'is… emphasized the need to carry out Ribat (religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) incessantly at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in order to protect it and stop the schemes of the occupation, which is aiming to take over the holy site.”
Oct 27, 2014
PA TV reports that Abbas called on Palestinians to “carry out Ribat” to “defend” Al-Aqsa Mosque
Official PA TV broadcast quotes from PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ speech at the Second Fatah Congress under the following headlines that were visible on the screen: “President Mahmoud Abbas emphasizes the need to carry out Ribat (religious war over land claimed to be Islamic) at the blessed...”
Oct 18, 2014
Abbas advisor calls on Palestinians to "perform Ribat" to "save the Al-Aqsa Mosque from the schemes of Judaization"
“The [PA’s] Supreme Shari’a Judge and Advisor to President [Mahmoud Abbas] on Religious and Islamic Affairs, Mahmoud Al-Habbash, called on the Arab and Islamic governments and nations to work seriously to save the Al-Aqsa Mosque from the schemes of Judaization and the division being...”
Aug 18, 2014
Islamic-Christian Jerusalem Council: Jews are planning "brutal attack" on Al-Aqsa Mosque, calls on Palestinians to wage Ribat there
“Secretary-General of the Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places Hanna Issa called on the residents of Jerusalem and the brothers from the Palestinian interior (i.e., Israel) to come to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and wage Ribat (religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic)...”
Jun 4, 2014
Fatah: We are "fighting nation engaged in Ribat," and we "bear the rifles of the revolution"
“Unidentified individuals opened fire yesterday [March 28, 2014] on the vehicle of the Secretary of the Fatah branch in Jenin, Ata Abu Rmeileh. … Fatah’s Jenin branch issued a statement in response to the attack, in which it said: ‘We will strike with an iron fist anyone tempted to wreak...”
Mar 29, 2014
PA TV: Solidarity rally in Beirut for prisoners honors terrorist murderers Ahmad Sa’adat and George Abdallah
Official PA TV report on a solidarity rally in Beirut in support of the Al-Aqsa Mosque Murabitin (those who carry out Ribat, religious conflict/war over land and property claimed to be Islamic) and the prisoners in Israeli jails. Official PA TV reporter: “The world campaign for solidarity with...”
Jan 25, 2014
PLO official anticipates "end of the Zionist occupation... in the 1948 [territories]"
Op-ed by Khaled Mismar, member of the PLO's Palestinian National Council "Forty-nine years have passed since Fatah fired its first bullet announcing the Palestinians’ revolt against their bitter reality, on the first of January 1965… Our great Palestinian people is always in the vanguard to..."
Dec 28, 2013
The “enemy” (Israel) excavates beneath Al-Aqsa Mosque “in order to damage it”
By Sheikh Hassan Ahmed Jaber, Mufti of the Rafiah District, in his regular religious column. “Oh brother believers in the world’s East and West. In these fateful days that our Palestinian people, who stand firm on the land of Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic), are...”
Oct 25, 2013
Fatah official calls for Palestinians to carry out Ribat at Al-Aqsa Mosque
“The Fatah movement called yesterday [Oct. 10, 2013] for the Palestinian people to enlist en-masse and protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque in light of the ongoing invasions (any presence of Jews on the Temple Mount is considered an "invasion." However, all visitors are subject to rigorous security checks by...”
Oct 11, 2013
Jerusalem council: Perform Ribat at Al-Aqsa Mosque to defend against Judaization
Headline: “Islamic-Christian Council: Jerusalem is in the final phase of Judaization” “Secretary-General of the [Islamic-Christian] Council [for Jerusalem], Dr. Hana Issa… noted that the occupation is conducting a crazed attack against the holy city, and the blessed [Al-Aqsa] Mosque in particular,...”
Sep 16, 2013
PA Minister of Religion expresses pride for “heroic” Palestinian prisoners
Eid El Fitr [holiday] sermon by PA Minister of Religious Affairs Mahmoud Al-Habbash. He talks of 26 prisoners that were imprisoned before the Oslo Accords and who are about to be released in a goodwill gesture by Israel in August 2013: “In a few days our eyes will look upon a group of these...”
Aug 8, 2013
PA TV sermon calls for “men, women, youth, and elders” to engage in Ribat to “restore Jerusalem”
PA TV broadcast of the Friday sermon from the Al-Tashrifat Mosque in the presidential compound. Sermon delivered by Minister of Religious Affairs Mahmoud Al-Habbash: “How can we restore Jerusalem, how can we restore Jerusalem if we will not be the soldiers, if we will not be the ones who conduct...”
Jun 7, 2013
Israeli “invasions” of Al-Aqsa reveal “a dangerous Judaizing plot”
During Passover 2013, member of Israeli Parliament Moshe Feiglin sought to visit the Temple Mount. The PA daily portrayed his intention to visit the site as a “call to invade the Al-Aqsa Mosque”: “National personalities and unofficial activists denounced Israeli Parliament member Moshe Feiglin’s...”
Mar 27, 2013
Fatah official: Jesus was a Palestinian and the Holy Sepulchre is Palestinian
PA TV's Topic of the Day interviewed Abbas Zaki, member of Fatah's Central Committee, about the anniversary of Abu Iyad's assassination. Zaki also spoke about historic ties between Christianity and Islam. Abbas Zaki: "This is what is written in the Quran. That we are the nation of Ribat (religious..."
Jan 16, 2013
PA minister: "Victory or Shahada (Martyrdom-death). There is no third option"
PA TV broadcast the Friday sermon delivered by PA Minister for Religious Affairs Mahmoud Al-Habbash at the Tashrifat Mosque in the PA presidential compound, Ramallah on Dec. 21, 2012. PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and the Secretary General of his office, Al-Tayeb Abd Al-Rahim, were in the congregation...
Dec 21, 2012
PA Minister of Religious Affairs encourages Ribat in Friday sermon
Friday sermon delivered by Minister of Religious Affairs, Mahmoud Al-Habbash. In audience: PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas; Secretary General of the Presidential Office, Al-Tayeb Abd Al-Rahim; Jibril Rajoub. Al-Habbash: "This [Al-Aqsa] mosque will remain a mosque. We will not abandon this soil; we will..."
Aug 17, 2012
Mufti of Jerusalem praises calls “to maintain Ribat (religious conflict/war defending Islamic land)” in Jerusalem
"The Mufti of Jerusalem and speaker at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Sheikh Muhammad Hussein, praised the residents' response to calls to come to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and to maintain Ribat (religious conflict/war) in its pure plazas in order to defend it. His honor [Hussein] appealed yesterday to the Ribat..."
Feb 13, 2012
Fatah official: Israel is not worthy of having "a place on earth", we have "honor of being in Ribat (religious conflict) until the Day of Judgment"
PA TV live broadcast of third day of Palestine Popular Resistance Conference. Live broadcast from town Budrus in Ramallah district close to the security fence. Panel on national unity and popular resistance. Member of the Fatah Central Committee, Sultan Abu Al-Einein, calls the Palestinian people...
Jul 18, 2011
Columnist in PA daily glorifies Ribat and Martyrdom, "The land of Palestine is a single land that cannot be divided"
Headline: “In the shadow of Muhammad’s night journey” “An anniversary dear to our hearts awaits us – the date of Muhammad’s night journey, which the Prophet experienced both spiritually and physically, in order to confirm for us the sanctity of blessed Palestine by means of Ribat upon it. It was...”
Jun 24, 2011
Sheikh in PA daily: Conflict "between us and the Jews" is about "faith and existence," not land, Judaism is a "distorted, corrupted, falsified religion," Israel is a "malignant cancerous growth"
Sheikh Ishaq Feleifel teaches religion: "The old-new despicable plot: The struggle between truth and falsehood is as ancient as life upon this earth... yet the mighty Islam, from the breaking of its dawn and the spreading of its light up until our time, has been targeted by its enemies, who do not..."
Jun 3, 2011
Hamas leader says Jerusalem is occupied Islamic land whose liberation is at hand
Headline: “Al-Zahar warns: We will turn the Knesset plaza into Tahrir Square” “Mahmoud Al-Zahar, senior Hamas leader, threatened to turn the plaza of the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) into ‘Tahrir Square’ (i.e. square in Cairo where Egyptian demonstrations against leadership took place). He said...”
Mar 9, 2011
Mufti of Jerusalem: "Carry out Ribat" to stop "Israeli attacks and Judaization" of Jerusalem
Headline: “Our people’s religious leaders are calling for help in order to save Jerusalem” “The office of the Chief Religious Justice of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice held a press conference yesterday at the governmental information center at the Ministry of Information in Ramallah, in...”
Feb 17, 2011