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PA Mufti of Jerusalem calls on Palestinians to "defend" Al-Aqsa mosque

Headline: “42 wounded in confrontations at the Al-Aqsa Mosque and 160,000 held the last Friday prayers [of Ramadan] in its plazas”


“Approximately 160,000 [Muslim] worshippers succeeded in holding the fourth and final Friday prayers of the blessed [Muslim fasting] month of Ramadan at the Al-Aqsa Mosque…

[PA] Mufti of Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territories Sheikh Muhammad Hussein emphasized in the Friday sermon that the Al-Aqsa Mosque is part of our faith, and we must defend it.



Muhammad Hussein also serves as Deputy Secretary-General and acting Secretary-General of the PLO Popular National Conference of Jerusalem.