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Op-ed by Fatah official criticizes Hamas and Hamas official who called for genocide of Jews: “The noble culture of resistance has been infected by a disease of armed violence for the sake of violence alone, which we completely rejected”
"We are not fighting anyone due to religion, race, gender, or color; we are dealing in resistance in a dignified manner when the occupiers force us to fight"
Jul 18, 2019
Abbas’ advisor calls on Muslims to carry out Ribat and Jihad, because Israel continues “to carry out its criminal plots to expel the Palestinians and Judaize [Jerusalem] by... carrying out the criminal plot to destroy the Al-Aqsa Mosque and establish the alleged Temple”
"Al-Habbash: Visiting Jerusalem is obligatory Ribat and Jihad for all Muslims in order to defend it from the occupation"
Jun 15, 2019
Abbas advisor: Carrying out Ribat at the Al-Aqsa Mosque is a religious obligation for Muslims “in the shadow of the direct targeting of its sanctity and Islamicness” by Israel and the US
"Visiting Jerusalem and carrying out Ribat at the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque are a religious commandment and a political necessity"
Jun 14, 2019
Abbas’ advisor during visit to Malaysia describes Israeli “attacks” on Jerusalem and holy sites, including allowing “settlers” to “invade” and “desecrate” Al-Aqsa; All Muslims should come to Jerusalem to defend it and “carry out Ribat”
"A call was also [directed] to all Muslims that can to come to Jerusalem in order to visit the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, carry out Ribat there..."
Jun 13, 2019
PA Presidential office condemns “series of invasions and attacks against the holy sites, the desecration of the Al-Aqsa Mosque’s sanctity by the occupation's soldiers and its settlers” which may lead to “new cycle of violence” in region
"The [PA] Presidential Office condemns the desecration of the Al-Aqsa Mosque’s sanctity by the occupation and its settlers, and the attack against the worshippers"
Jun 3, 2019
PA Foreign Ministry claims Israel’s goal is to destroy the Al-Aqsa Mosque in order to “build the alleged Temple”
"The Al-Aqsa Mosque will not remain a holy site for the Muslims, but rather will gradually... become a place of worship of Jews, and will threaten to take the conflict to a religious and dangerous place."
May 23, 2019
Al-Aqsa TV broadcast declares victory over Israel in Gaza escalation, praises “resistance” for "Ribat" and firing hundreds of rockets at Israeli cities
"According to the Israeli media, more than 700 missiles were launched from the Gaza Strip – which is patient, carrying out Ribat, and besieged – towards the oppressive occupation entity in the last two days"
May 6, 2019
Abbas’ advisor op-ed: “Battle over Jerusalem that is raging today is not just a battle with a foreign occupation… but a battle between facts and myth, between truth and falsehood… between good and evil”
“The battle over Jerusalem that is raging today... is a battle between facts and myth... and between good and evil."
Apr 20, 2019
Palestinian Fatwa Council: “The Al-Aqsa Mosque... is entirely Islamic, and any interference in its affairs by non-Muslims is illegitimate”
Headline: “The [Palestinian] Supreme Fatwa Council emphasized the Islamicness of every part of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque” “The Palestinian Supreme Fatwa Council emphasized that the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, with all of its mosques, domes, plazas, and courtyards, aboveground and underground, is...”
Mar 15, 2019
PA condemns “dangerous escalations” at Al-Aqsa Mosque allegedly caused by Israel forces and “herds of settlers continuing to desecrate the sanctity of the mosque”
"The [PA] Presidential Office condemns the dangerous Israeli escalation at the Al-Aqsa Mosque and warns against its consequences"
Mar 13, 2019
Fatah Facebook conveys “a blessing of honor and admiration to the men and women carrying out Ribat in Jerusalem”
Image and text posted on the official Fatah Facebook page Posted text: “A blessing of honor and admiration to the men and women carrying out Ribat (i.e., religious conflict/war over land claimed to be Islamic) in Jerusalem. You are the nation’s glory and the first line of defense for our cause and...”
Mar 12, 2019
PA Presidential Office condemns “deduction of the salaries of the Martyrs’ families and the prisoners” and warns “about the danger in harming the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque”, which may lead to "religious conflict"
“The [PA] Presidential Office yesterday [Feb. 27, 2019] condemned the series of incessant Israeli attacks, invasions, and provocations. This was expressed by the settlers’ invasion of the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, and prime among them extremist Israeli Parliament Member Yehuda Glick, as well as the...”
Feb 28, 2019