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Fatah official sends “greetings” to family of murderer Omar Abu Laila, “may Allah reward them”

Official PA TV newsreader: "Fatah Movement Central Committee member Abbas Zaki toured the building [site] of the new home of Martyr Omar Abu Laila’s family (i.e., terrorist, murdered 2) in the town of Al-Zawiya, in the Salfit district. Zaki emphasized the provision of all forms of aid to the families of the Martyrs, the wounded, and the prisoners."

Visual: Zaki with poster of murderer Abu Laila 

Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki: “May Allah reward [Abu  Laila's] family, because all that we are doing does not equal a moment like this when he enters the thoughts of his father or mother. I want to send my greetings to the [Fatah] branch, to send my greetings to this wonderful family.”

Text on poster of murderer Abu Laila: “Allah, let his spirit dwell... in Paradise”

Omar Abu Laila – 19-year-old Palestinian terrorist who stabbed and murdered Israeli soldier Gal Keidan, and shot and murdered Rabbi Achiad Ettinger, a father of 12, at Ariel Junction on March 17, 2019. Abu Laila was killed on March 19, 2019, during an exchange of gunfire with Israeli soldiers who attempted to arrest him.

“Allah, let his spirit dwell in the bodies of green birds flying as they please in Paradise” – the text on the poster refers to the Islamic tradition that Martyrs in Paradise reside in the bodies of green birds, see for example this Hadith:
“Narrated Ka'b bin Malik: From his father that the Messenger of Allah said: 'The souls of the martyrs are in green birds, suspended from the fruit of Paradise, or the trees of Paradise.'” [Jami'at-Tirmidhi 1641]


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