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Fatah spokesman: “We will defend [Al-Aqsa] to our last breath,” praises “Ribat fighters who … protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque with their bare chests”

Headline: “Assaf: ‘The Al-Aqsa [Mosque] is part of the tenets of our faith and our basic principles, and we will defend it to our last breath.’”
     "Fatah spokesman Ahmad Assaf warned of the inherent danger of the plans of the Israeli occupation state, which are aimed against the Al-Aqsa Mosque and intended to take it over, in the shadow of Arab countries’ preoccupation with their internal affairs. He emphasized that the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] is an integral part of the tenets of our faith and our basic national principles, and we will defend it to our last breath.
Assaf stated in an interview with Radio Mawtiny (i.e., the radio station of the Fatah Information and Culture commission) today [July 27, 2015], Monday, that Al-Aqsa is under unprecedented Israeli attack, as seen in the recurring daily invasions, as part of the policy of exchanging roles - sometimes [by] the Israeli occupation forces, and sometimes the settlers under the protection of the occupation army. Assaf warned that the occupation government‘s goal is to take over the Al-Aqsa Mosque through these invasions, to impose Israeli sovereignty on it, and to divide it according to areas and times on the basis of the Zionist historic and religious claims regarding this holy place...
Assaf expressed sorrow regarding the Arab and Islamic silence, and stated: ‘A number of years ago, invasion of the Al-Aqsa Mosque was an unusual event that would shock the Arab countries and the world. For a while, Israel has been trying to turn these invasions into a regular event, and to some extent it has succeeded. However, it met with resounding failure [in its attempt] to defeat the Palestinian, Jerusalem, and Fatah movement Ribat fighters (Murabitin - those carrying out Ribat, religious conflict/war to protect land claimed to be Islamic) who stand firm and protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque with their bare chests. In addition, he noted that President [Mahmoud] Abbas is acting on all levels and calling all the international bodies in order to stop and foil the plans of the occupation government.”
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Note: The PA considers any presence of Jews on the Temple Mount an "invasion.".
The physical division and division according to time refers to a proposed law (May 2013) being reviewed in Israeli Parliament that would allow for both Jews and Muslims to pray on the Temple Mount. The law seeks to implement separate prayer times for Muslims and Jews at the site.

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