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PA Minister: Palestine achieved UN observer status because of Abu Jihad, Abu Iyad and the sacrifice of many other terrorists

PA Minister of Religious Affairs Mahmoud Al-Habbash delivers Friday sermon on PA TV. Habbash, referring to Palestine achieving non-member observer state status at the UN:
     “This achievement is the fruit of the blood of the Martyrs (Shahids) who over many decades fell defending Palestine and the sanctity of Palestine. This achievement is the fruit of the blood of Muhammad Jamjoum, Ataa Al-Zir and Fuad Hejazi. This achievement is the fruit of the blood of Sheikh Izz A-Din Al-Qassām. This achievement is the fruit of the blood of the Martyr (Shahid) Abd Al-Qader Al-Husseini. This achievement is the fruit of Abu Jihad, Abu Iyyad, Abu Ali Mustafa, [Fathi] Al-Shaqaqi, Ahmad Yassin, Abd Al-Aziz Al-Rantisi, and Yasser Arafat. This achievement is the fruit of the sacrifice of all who fell for Palestine. This achievement is the fruit of the struggle of great leaders, the fruit of the struggle of Haj Amin Al-Husseini, may he rest in peace. It is the fruit of the struggle of the late Martyr Ahmad Al-Shaqiri, fruit of the struggle of the Martyr Yasser Arafat, and fruit of the struggle and resolve of President Mahmoud Abbas who continued on the path of all those others in order to reach this day….
From here we say to our prisoners in occupation prisons: ‘Hold your heads high. This immense accomplishment belongs to you. You are the ones who fashioned it through your struggle, your Jihad, and your resistance.’”

Note:Muhammad Jamjoum, Fuad Hejazi, and Ataa Al-Zir “committed particularly brutal murders [of Jews] at Safad and Hebron,” according to the report by British Government to the League of Nations. They were convicted of attacking British soldiers and murdering Jews in the 1929 Hebron Massacre, in which 65 Jews were murdered. They were executed by the British in 1930.
Sheikh Izz A-Din Al-Qassam - an influential Islamic preacher in British Mandate Palestine during the 1930s. He led a Muslim terror group. The Hamas terror wing is named after him – the Izz A-Din Al-Qassam Brigades
Abd Al-Qader Al-Husseini - Arab commander in the 1948 war
Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) - A founder of Fatah and deputy to Yasser Arafat. He headed the PLO terror organization's military wing and planned many deadly Fatah terror attacks, including the most lethal in Israeli history, the hijacking of a bus and killing of 37 civilians, 12 of them children
Abu Iyad (Salah Khalaf) - A founder of Fatah and head of the terror organization Black September. Attacks he planned included the murder of two American diplomats (March 1, 1973), as well as the murders of 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics (Sept. 5, 1972).
Abu Ali Mustafa - the General Secretary of the terror organization Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). The PFLP, which has rejected the Oslo Accords (1993), planned numerous terror attacks against Israeli civilians since its founding in 1967 and through the Palestinian terror campaign between 2000- 2005 (the Intifada).
Fathi Shaqaqi founded the Islamic Jihad organization, which has carried out about 1,000 terrorist attacks, killing about 150 people and injuring approximately 950. He was killed in 1995 in Malta.
Ahmed Yassin - Founder of the Hamas terror movement.
Abd Al-Aziz Al-Rantisi - Co-founder of Hamas.
Haj Amin Al-Husseini was Grand Mufti of Jerusalem at the time of the British mandate, and spiritual and a political leader of the local Arab population. He strongly opposed Zionism and was behind riots and attacks on Jews. During World War II he actively collaborated with Nazi Germany, meeting Adolf Hitler personally and recruiting Muslims for the Nazi amy.
Ahmad Al-Shaqiri was one of the first heads of the PLO.