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PA police arrested 31 for gambling and eating in public during Ramadan
Headline: "An uproar in Ramallah after the police arrested people who broke the fast in the daylight hours of Ramadan" "The Palestinian police operation in Ramallah against people who broke the fast during the daylight hours of Ramadan provoked many responses, for and against, on social media. [PA]..."
Jun 6, 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
Preacher in Al-Aqsa Mosque: “The enemies of the Muslims are America, Russia, Britain, and the Jews, the lowliest creatures that Allah created… Allah, destroy all the Jews”
Al-Aqsa Calls YouTube channel, speech by Salafist preacher Sheikh Ali Abu Ahmad at the Al-Aqsa Mosque Salafist preacher Sheikh Ali Abu Ahmad: “Yesterday [ July 17, 2017], after the attack in Barcelona (i.e., refers to two-pronged terror attack, 16 murdered), the rulers of the tiny crime states...”
Aug 20, 2017
PA Minister of Religious Affairs encourages Palestinian students to join Islamic religious schools
Headline: "Ida'is calls on students to join the Shari’ah schools" "[PA] Minister of Religious Affairs Yusuf Ida'is noted the great effort that the ministry has invested since the approval of the Shari'ah track as one of the high school tracks in the framework of Government Decision No. 21 of Oct..."
Aug 4, 2017
PA Deputy Attorney General: Palestinians caught eating in public during Ramadan will be imprisoned for a month
Headline: "Ramallah's lawsuit – a month of imprisonment for anyone who breaks the fast in public during Ramadan" "[PA] Deputy Attorney General Alaa Al-Tamimi said that anyone who is proven to have broken the fast in public during the days of [the Muslim fasting month of] Ramadan will be punished..."
Jun 29, 2017
Three Palestinians arrested for eating in public by PA for ‘desecrating the sanctity’ of Ramadan
Headline: "The arrest of three people on charges of breaking the fast in public in Hebron" "The police today, Sunday [June 18, 2017], arrested three people for publicly breaking the fast in the [Muslim fasting] month of Ramadan while they were on a public street in Hebron. The notice of the police..."
Jun 18, 2017
PA religious authority: "Breaking the Ramadan fast in public is one of the greatest sins"
Excerpt of an op-ed by Rafiah District Mufti and member of the PA's Supreme Fatwa Council Sheikh Hassan Ahmed Jaber, in his regular column in the official PA daily's religion section for the month of Ramadan. This article has been reprinted several times in previous years: "Breaking the Ramadan..."
May 30, 2017
District Governor of Jenin forbids eating in public on Ramadan
Headline: "District Governor Ramadan issued a notice about the month of Ramadan in which he called to guard the sanctity of the blessed month" "District Governor of Jenin Ibrahim Ramadan issued a notice for the approaching blessed month of Ramadan, in which was stated: ...‘It is absolutely..."
May 25, 2017
PA Mufti calls on PA security forces to arrest those who eat in public on Ramadan
Headline: "The Grand Mufti calls to respect the sanctity of the blessed month of Ramadan" "The [PA] Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territories and Chairman of the [Palestinian] Supreme Fatwa Council Sheikh Muhammad Hussein blessed the Islamic nation in general and the Palestinian..."
May 21, 2017
Islamic Jihad summer camps in Gaza blend terror and Islam
Text and photos posted on the Facebook page of Shehab, a Palestinian news agency in Gaza The photos show young children being put through military drills. Posted text: “#In_my_lens The culture of weapons, tunnels, first aid, religious studies, sermons about Prophet Muhammad’s life, blessing and...”
Jul 12, 2016
Preacher at the Al-Aqsa Mosque: “Allah, protect Al-Aqsa Mosque from the impurity of the Jews. Allah, annihilate all of the Jews”
A sermon by preacher Ali Abu Ahmad at the Al-Aqsa Mosque leading up to the month of Ramadan. Ali Abu Ahmad: "Allah, protect Al-Aqsa Mosque from the impurity of the Jews. Allah, annihilate all of the Jews. Allah, place their heads in our hands.” For more details click on "full article"
May 20, 2016