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Op-ed in PA daily condemns terror attack at Temple Mount, implies that Israel was behind it

Excerpt of an op-ed by Yahya Rabah, regular columnist for the official PA daily

Headline: "Be careful of the hired guns"
    "The operation (i.e., terror attack, 2 murdered; see note below) that took place at the Al-Aqsa Mosque plaza last Friday [July 14, 2017] and led to the killing of 2 [Israeli] Druze soldiers and the injuring of an additional person, and also led to the death as Martyrs (Shahids) of three Palestinians, the prevention of holding Friday prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque several hours later, and its complete closure to worshippers (the Temple Mount was closed for two days, and afterwards metal detectors were placed at its entrances –Ed.) - this operation, which [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas warned against its exploitation by the Israelis and others after he emphasized his opposition to any act of violence in a place of worship by any party. The Palestinians know well the nature of this operation and who stands behind it, and know that its goals are not connected to Palestine, religion, or anything like this. This is despite the chatter on several satellite channels - which have made themselves bureaus for spreading everything bad, failing, or of evil intention - that has led to tragedies and will yet bring more severe tragedies.
The operation at the Al-Aqsa Mosque plaza has greatly damaged the mosque, as we saw an outstanding presence of worshippers in the [Muslim fasting] month of Ramadan - more than 300,000, more than 500,000 (sic., 50,000) of whom were Arabs that came to pray at their Al-Aqsa Mosque, not out of normalization, but rather out of faith. Jerusalem was also witness to Palestinian-American dialogue regarding the revival of the peace process, and the [PA] president continued his meetings at the presidential headquarters in Ramallah with American President [Donald Trump’s] envoys, along with peace envoys from other states. Moreover, we also tasted the sweet taste of victory of our right in the UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) resolution to put Hebron and its Ibrahimi Mosque (i.e., Cave of the Patriarchs) on the World Heritage List.
So what is the reason for the operation (i.e., terror attack, 2 murdered)? What were its motives? Are the most extremist movements and organizations in Israeli not connected to this operation?
Perhaps a little patience and security attention will reveal the answer to us, despite it being known that the modern Palestinian revolution that was begun by Fatah on Jan. 1, 1967, warned from its first moments against the danger inherent in the hired guns - the same rifles carried by individuals or groups who all hide under revolutionary names, wear the clothing of the self-sacrificing fighter (Fida'i), and wrap the black-and-white dotted keffiyeh (Arab headdress) around their necks. However, fundamentally, they are not Palestinians or self-sacrificing fighters. They follow the path of the enemy, whatever his name, color, or goal to harm us may be. We have suffered greatly from the phenomenon of the hired guns, but our path is the one that has triumphed, and their path has led them to destructive defeats."

Muhammad Ahmad Muhammad Jabarin, Muhammad Hamed Abd Al-Latif Jabarin, and Muhammad Ahmad Mufaddal Jabarin - Israeli Arab terrorists aged 29, 19, and 19, who shot from the Temple Mount at Israeli policemen, murdering 2 Israeli Druze border policemen - Haiel Stawi and Kamil Shnaan, on July 14, 2017. Two of the terrorists were shot and killed by other policemen during the attack. The third terrorist was shot and killed while trying to flee.

UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) passed a resolution in Krakow, Poland, on July 7, 2017, submitted by the Permanent Delegation of Palestine to the UN, inscribing the Old City of Hebron - which includes the Cave of the Patriarchs, where the Jewish Patriarchs and Matriarchs are buried - on the World Heritage List, acknowledging it as a Palestinian heritage site.
It also inscribed it on the List of World Heritage in Danger, stating that it "considers that the property is faced with serious threats which could have deleterious effects on its inherent characteristics and for which an immediate action by the World Heritage Committee is needed," said threats apparently coming from the Israeli military control of the area.
The resolution was passed in a secret ballot with 12 countries voting in favor, 3 against, and 6 abstaining.
This resolution is one of many UNESCO resolutions that are frequently passed condemning Israel, particularly regarding Jerusalem.
UNESCO report on the resolution: http://en.unesco.org/news/two-new-sites-inscribed-world-heritage-list
Draft of the resolution: https://www.unwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Amendment-to-41-COM-8B.1.pdf
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