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"Those who believe in Allah support the Martyrs," says PA Supreme Shari’ah Judge, referring to Fatah terrorists caught planning a shooting attack

Text posted on the Facebook page of PA Supreme Shari’ah Judge Mahmoud Al-Habbash


The post refers to killing of Fatah terrorists planning an imminent shooting attackshortly before the text was posted; see note below -Ed.


Posted text: “‘[And those who have believed in Allah and His messengers - those are in the ranks of the supporters of truth and] the Martyrs, with their Lord. For them is their reward and their light’ [Quran 57:19, Sahih International translation]”




Mahmoud Al-Habbash also serves as Chairman of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice. In August 2019 PA Chairman Abbas dismissed all his advisors by Presidential decree. It is unclear what their status is today.

Adham Mabrouka Al-Shishani, Muhammad Al-Dakhil, and Ashraf Mubaslat – Palestinian terrorists and members of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades (Fatah’s military wing) who were shot and killed by Israeli security forces in Nablus on Feb. 8, 2022. When killed the terrorists were armed with two M-16 semi-automatic assault rifles and intelligence indicated that they were planning an imminent terror attack. The terrorists had already committed six shooting attacks against Israeli civilians and soldiers in previous weeks, among them: Jan. 25, 2022 - shooting on an Israeli military post near Nablus. Jan. 27, 2022 - shooting on a military post between the Israeli towns of Elon Moreh and Itamar east of Nablus. Jan. 29, 2022 - shooting on an Israeli military vehicle as it drove next to the PA village of Tell southwest of Nablus. Feb. 2, 2022 - shooting on a military post at an entrance to Nablus. PMW was unable to determine the details of the remaining two attacks, which reportedly targeted Israeli towns.