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Abbas’ deputy: Israel is facing “intifada and resistance”

Headline: "Al-Aloul: Our people ignited the Al-Aqsa Intifada for its holy sites, freedom, and sovereignty"

"Fatah Movement Deputy Chairman, [and Fatah Central Committee member] Mahmoud Al-Aloul said that our people carried out intifada in order to resist the occupation's crimes and the decisions and steps of [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu's government in Jerusalem and at the Al-Aqsa Mosque (refers to Israel placing metal detectors at the Temple Mount following a terror attack there on July 14, 2017, in which 2 Israelis were murdered; see note below. Israel decided to remove them on July 24, 2017 –Ed.), and for its sovereignty and freedom. He also emphasized that the leadership has decided to transfer the matter of [Israeli] settlement to the International Criminal Court.
Al-Aloul added in an interview with Radio Mawtini today, Wednesday [July 26, 2017]: 'Netanyahu and his extremist government do not understand the status of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Jerusalem in the heart of every Palestinian, Arab, and Muslim, and we think that Netanyahu is currently facing intifada and resistance from our people because of his army’s crimes and the extremist steps of his government.' He also emphasized the support of our people for the holy sites, its freedom, and sovereignty over the holy sites.
Al-Aloul revealed what preceded the [Palestinian] leadership's decision to reject any change that the occupation authorities are carrying out at the Al-Aqsa Mosque and around it, and said: 'Before the leadership's meeting, [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas met with the religious sources of authority and national figures in Jerusalem in order to be briefed on the latest developments. Based on this, the leadership decided not to accept any of the changes and emphasized the principle that it is necessary to restore the situation at the Al-Aqsa Mosque to what it was, as it was before July 14, [2017,] and to continue the resolve and stance against the occupation until the removal of everything that has been placed since that day.'"
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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.

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